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Custom and Reason in Hume: A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Henry E. Allison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532889
eISBN:
9780191714450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532889.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book examines the central tenets of Hume's epistemology and cognitive psychology. It adopts a two level approach. On the one hand, it considers Hume's thought in its own terms and historical ... More


Social Epistemology

Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577477
eISBN:
9780191595189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The idea of approaching epistemological concerns from a social perspective is relatively new. For much of its history the epistemological enterprise — and arguably philosophy more generally — has ... More


Aham: I: The Enigma of I-consciousness

Anindita Niyogi Balslev

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089513
eISBN:
9780199082575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089513.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Philosophers across cultures generally hold I-consciousness to be an indubitable phenomenon. Based on a range of philosophical works derived from Indian and Western conceptual worlds, this book ... More


The problem of human agency

Erasmus Mayr

in Understanding Human Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606214
eISBN:
9780191731631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606214.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first chapter develops the so-called problem of human agency. It is claimed that there are three commitments which are fundamental parts of our self-understanding as human agents: The commitments ... More


Thought and Consciousness

Imogen Dickie

in Fixing Reference

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198755616
eISBN:
9780191816758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755616.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter defends the flagship claim of non-naturalist approaches to the intentionality of thought: a subject who lacks subjective awareness—who has no states with phenomenal character—cannot ... More


How to Naturalize Sensory Consciousness and Intentionality within a Process Monism with Normativity Gradient: A Reading of Sellars

Johanna Seibt

in Sellars and his Legacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198766872
eISBN:
9780191823909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766872.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that standard interpretations do not pay sufficient attention to Sellars’s commitment to a process monism where different types of processing occur at different levels of ... More


Objectivity and Truth: You’d Better Rethink It

Sharon Street

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics: 11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198784647
eISBN:
9780191828775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784647.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter accepts for the sake of argument Ronald Dworkin’s point that the only viable form of normative skepticism is internal, and develops an internal skeptical argument directed specifically ... More


What to Take Away from Sellars’s Kantian Naturalism

James R. O’Shea

in Sellars and his Legacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198766872
eISBN:
9780191823909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766872.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyzes Sellars’s uniquely Kantian naturalist outlook both in general and concerning ‘epistemic principles’ in particular. This remains a plausible and distinctive position when ... More


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