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Wittgenstein's Private Language

Wittgenstein's Private Language: Grammar, Nonsense and Imagination in “Philosophical Investigations”, §§ 243–315

Stephen Mulhall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199208548
eISBN:
9780191709067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208548.001.0001

This book presents a detailed critical commentary on sections 243-315 of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: the famous remarks on ‘private language’. It makes detailed use of Stanley ... More

Names are Thicker than Blood

Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Andrew Moutu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.001.0001

This book is an ethnographic study of kinship and the nature and behaviour of ownership amongst the much-studied Sepik River Iatmul people. Until very recently, anthropology has remained a Western ... More

Whose Body is it Anyway?

Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.001.0001

In the prevailing liberal ethos, if there is one thing that is beyond the reach of others, it is our body in particular, and our person in general. Our legal and political tradition is such that we ... More

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays

Andrews Reath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288830
eISBN:
9780191603648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288836.001.0001

This book contains chapters on various features of Kant's moral psychology and moral theory, with particular emphasis on a conception of rational agency autonomy. The opening chapters explore ... More

Contemplating Art

Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Jerrold Levinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.001.0001

This book is a compendium of writings from the last ten years by one of the leading figures in aesthetics, Jerrold Levinson. It contains twenty-four essays and is divided into seven parts. The first ... More

Words and Thoughts

Words and Thoughts: Subsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language

Robert Stainton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199250387
eISBN:
9780191719523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250387.001.0001

It is a near truism of philosophy of language that sentences are prior to words. Sentences, it is said, are what we believe, assert, and argue for; uses of them constitute our evidence in semantics; ... More

Understanding People

Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Alan Millar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.001.0001

This book shows that ascriptions of beliefs and intentions are normative in that they have normative implications. Since there is no more to believing something and intending something than meeting ... More

Pascal's Wager

Pascal's Wager: Pragmatic Arguments and Belief in God

Jeff Jordan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199291328
eISBN:
9780191710698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291328.001.0001

What if there is no strong evidence that God exists? Is belief in God when faced with a lack of evidence illegitimate and improper? Evidentialism answers yes. According to Evidentialism, it is ... More

Health and the Good Society

Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Alan Cribb

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.001.0001

The goals of healthcare and health policy, and the health-related dilemmas facing policy makers, professionals, and citizens are analysed and debated in a range of disciplines, including public ... More

The Four-Category Ontology

The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science

E. J. Lowe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199254392
eISBN:
9780191603600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254397.001.0001

The four-category ontology is a metaphysical system recognizing two fundamental categorial distinctions — these being between the particular and the universal, and between the substantial and the ... More

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