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PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF THEORETICAL REASONING

Gilbert Harman

in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195145397
eISBN:
9780199752393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145399.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Harman distinguishes between two uses of the term “logic”: as referring either to the theory of implication or to the theory of reasoning, which are quite distinct. His interest here is reasoning: a ... More


Selection Effects

Susanna Siegel

in The Rationality of Perception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198797081
eISBN:
9780191844348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797081.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 9 discusses another kind of perceptual hijacking that on the face of it does not fit easily in the framework of reference: influence of fears, desires, or prejudice on patterns of attention ... More


Against Strong Experiential Rationalism

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Benjamin W. Jarvis

in The Rules of Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661800
eISBN:
9780191748325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661800.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers the core of the argument against experientialist rationalism—the view that intuitions are a special form of experience that provide a priori evidence. The target of this chapter ... More


Introduction: Objective Rules of Thought

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Benjamin W. Jarvis

in The Rules of Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661800
eISBN:
9780191748325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661800.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter begins by suggesting how philosophical anti-exceptionalism—the view that good philosophical inquiry is continuous with good inquiry considered more broadly—can be fruitfully ... More


A Priori Philosophy: Responses to Objections

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Benjamin W. Jarvis

in The Rules of Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661800
eISBN:
9780191748325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661800.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter addresses three worries about the a priori. The first is that there cannot be a priori philosophical knowledge because philosophical faculties must be authenticated a posteriori. This ... More


Color within an Internalist Framework: The Role of “Color” in the Structure of the Perceptual System

Rainer Mausfeld

in Color Ontology and Color Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013857
eISBN:
9780262312493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013857.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents two distinct but related ideas that characterize commonsense conceptions of perception. The first one claims that perception works as it appears to us, immediately suggesting ... More


Evaluative Attitudes

Gerhard Preyer and Nicholas Malpas

in Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015561
eISBN:
9780262295796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015561.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the “problem of value” that concerns the apparent conflict between such value-ladenness and the claim to objectivity and truth, and the disagreement regarding how this problem ... More


Sceptical Intuitions

Duncan Pritchard

in Intuitions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199609192
eISBN:
9780191758973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609192.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter begins by exploring a philosophical case study of the use of intuitions — viz., the debate regarding the problem of radical scepticism, paying particular attention to key figures within ... More


Justice in Context

Ruth Anna Putnam

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter gives a rich account of pragmatist inquiry in the face of social injustice. Starting from the problem of society’s failure to meet the needs of the poor and the powerless, Putnam ... More


Dewey and the Problem of Justice

Peter T. Manicas

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One of the earliest treatments of the topic of pragmatism and justice, Manicas’s chapter offers a careful accounting of Dewey’s scattered and few, though nonetheless significant, references to ... More


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