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The Constraints of Hume's Naturalism

Barry Stroud

in Philosophers Past and Present: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608591
eISBN:
9780191729621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608591.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Naturalism’ can perhaps be understood as the project of explaining all aspects of human life, thought, and action on the basis of what can be found to be so in observable nature. There seems nothing ... More


Mind–Body Dualism

Jeffrey E. Brower

in Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops a novel interpretation of Aquinas’s hylomorphism in philosophy of mind. Aquinas’s views in this regard are often described as standing midway between the familiar positions of ... More


Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes

Stephen Voss (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075519
eISBN:
9780199853052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075519.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The past decade has seen a rapid growth in interest in Descartes' thought, and especially in the relationship between his philosophical and scientific work. The chapters in this volume represent the ... More


We Are Not Human Beings

Derek Parfit

in Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199608751
eISBN:
9780191823305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608751.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Animalists have presented forceful objections to neo-Lockean views about the nature of persons and personal identity. Similar objections apply, as some Animalists note, to Animalist views. These ... More


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