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Varieties of Logic

Varieties of Logic

Stewart Shapiro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199696529
eISBN:
9780191784866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696529.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book challenges a longstanding view that logic is absolutely general, and topic neutral, by developing several ways in which one can be a pluralist or relativist about logic. One of these is an ... More

The Varieties of Transcendence

The Varieties of Transcendence

Hermann Deuser, Hans Joas, Matthias Jung, and Magnus Schlette (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267576
eISBN:
9780823272389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267576.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book traces American pragmatist thought on religion and its relevance for theorizing religion today. The volume establishes pragmatist concepts of religious individualization as powerful ... More

The Variety of ValuesEssays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

Susan Wolf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195332803
eISBN:
9780190219123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most people, both in academia and in public culture, tend to classify values in terms of a dichotomy that contrasts the egoistic with the altruistic, the personal with the impersonal, the ... More

Vico's "New Science"A Philosophical Commentary

Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Donald Phillip Verene

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) is best remembered for his major work, the New Science (Scienza nuova), in which he sets forth the principles of humanity and gives an account of the stages common to ... More

Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Diana Tietjens Meyers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199930388
eISBN:
9780190490102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930388.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights addresses a set of critical topics that victims’ stories of human rights abuse raise but that philosophers have thus far neglected: paradigms of ... More

The View from HereOn Affirmation, Attachment, and the Limits of Regret

The View from Here: On Affirmation, Attachment, and the Limits of Regret

R. Jay Wallace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199941353
eISBN:
9780199333141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941353.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a study of the retrospective point of view, and of the attitudes that emerge when we look back from it on our lives. The leading idea is that this standpoint is shaped fundamentally by ... More

Vilém FlusserAn Introduction

Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674787
eISBN:
9781452947211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) has long been known and celebrated in Europe and Brazil primarily as a media theorist. Only recently have other facets of his accomplishments come to light, clearly ... More

ViralityContagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Tony D. Sampson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670048
eISBN:
9781452946818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book presents a contagion theory fit for the age of networks. Unlike memes and microbial contagions, virality does not restrict itself to biological analogies and medical metaphors. It instead ... More

Virtue and HappinessEssays in Honour of Julia Annas

Virtue and Happiness: Essays in Honour of Julia Annas

Rachana Kamtekar (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646043
eISBN:
9780191743368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646043.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This collection of chapters composed in honor of Julia Annas by her colleagues and students reflects the enormous influence Annas has had on diverse philosophical topics: the ancients’ (and others’) ... More

Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

A.W. Price

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609611
eISBN:
9780191731846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609611.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book discusses the views of Plato and Aristotle in four related areas: eudaimonia, or living and acting well, as the ultimate end of action; virtues of character in relation to the emotions, and ... More

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