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Adam SmithSystematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Adam Smith: Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Eric Schliesser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190690120
eISBN:
9780190690151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690120.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book treats Adam Smith as a systematic philosopher. Smith was a giant of the Scottish Enlightenment with polymath interests. The book explores Smith’s economics and ethics in light of his other ... More

Adam Smith's PluralismRationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Jack Russell Weinstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300162530
eISBN:
9780300163759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162530.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book suggests that the foundations of liberalism can be found in the writings of Adam Smith (1723–1790), a pioneer of modern economic theory and a major figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. ... More

Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777884
eISBN:
9780199919055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777884.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Women and other oppressed and deprived people sometimes collude with the forces that perpetuate injustice against them. Women’s acceptance of their lesser claim on household resources like food, ... More

Adaptive ThinkingRationality in the Real World

Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World

Gerd Gigerenzer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195153729
eISBN:
9780199849222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153729.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Where do new ideas come from? What is social intelligence? Why do social scientists perform mindless statistical rituals? This vital book is about rethinking rationality as adaptive thinking: to ... More

Addiction and Responsibility

Addiction and Responsibility

Jeffrey Poland and George Graham (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015509
eISBN:
9780262295635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015509.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Addictive behavior threatens not just the addict’s happiness and health but also the welfare and well-being of others. It represents a loss of self-control and a variety of other cognitive ... More

Addiction and Self-ControlPerspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Neil Levy (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199862580
eISBN:
9780199369638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862580.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Addiction seems to involve a significant degree of loss of control over behaviour, yet it remains mysterious how such a loss of control occurs and how it can be compatible with the retention of ... More

AdorationThe Deconstruction of Christianity II

Adoration: The Deconstruction of Christianity II

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823242948
eISBN:
9780823242986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This second volume in The Deconstruction of Christianity explores the stance or bearing that would be appropriate for us now, in the wake of the dis-enclosure of religion and the retreat of God: that ... More

AdvaitaA Contemporary Critique

Advaita: A Contemporary Critique

Srinivasa Rao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079811
eISBN:
9780199081707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079811.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book proposes a contemporary framework for critiquing Advaita and formulating its basic thesis in a more logical and convincing way. Any proper theory in philosophy and science has to follow from ... More

The Advancement of ScienceScience Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions

The Advancement of Science: Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions

Philip Kitcher

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096538
eISBN:
9780199833351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096533.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Advancement of Science attempts to understand the notions of scientific progress, scientific objectivity, and the growth of knowledge by taking up the challenges that have been ... More

The Adventure of ReasonInterplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

Paolo Mancosu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546534
eISBN:
9780191594939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

The book contains innovative contributions to the history and the philosophy of logic and mathematics in the first half of the twentieth century. It is divided into five main sections: history of ... More

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