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 Sartre on Emotions: A Reading of His “Sketch” of 1939

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sartre’s early essay, “The Emotions”, was a frontal attack on the two most prominent theories of emotion in the early 20th century, those of William James and Sigmund Freud. This chapter examines ... More


Transformation

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

This chapter derives a new theory of emergence through discussion of Cārvāka. Emergence through “transformation” (pariṇāma) is the idea that the emergence of mental states occurs only within a ... More


A New Historiography

Nicholas Jardine

in The Scenes of Inquiry: On the Reality of Questions in the Sciences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250395
eISBN:
9780191681288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250395.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins by reviewing the main hypotheses about the factors responsible for setting and shifting scenes of inquiry. It notes two methodological issues that are vital in the development of ... More


Truth

Benson Mates

in The Philosophy of Leibniz: Metaphysics and Language

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059465
eISBN:
9780199833429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059468.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Leibniz has a very special, and philosophically notorious, way of understanding what it means to say that a proposition is true. His best known and most important dictum on the subject is “a ... More


Confronting Privilege

Sonia Kruks

in Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195381443
eISBN:
9780199979165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381443.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses the paradox encountered by those who are socially privileged but who also endeavor to contest the forms of privilege from which they benefit. Arguing that privilege is often ... More


Marx and the Transcendent Working Class

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the nineteenth-century story of Karl Marx and the emergence of his thought as one among many versions of social criticism and social utopianism in the 1840s. Some scholars have ... More


The Room for Political Philosophy: Strauss on Heidegger’s Political Thought

Richard L. Velkley

in Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852546
eISBN:
9780226852553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852553.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter studies an essay by Strauss in which he defines political philosophy as the inquiry “concerned with the best or just political order which is by nature best or just everywhere and ... More


Self-Knowledge in Plotinus: Becoming Who You Are

Pauliina Remes

in Self-Knowledge: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190226411
eISBN:
9780190226442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226411.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plotinus (ca. A.D. 204–270) operates with an in his time novel distinction between the soul and the self that enables asking questions about self-knowledge more directly. His Enneads provide both ... More


Becoming Human: Kant and the Philosophy of Education*

Robert B. Louden

in Kant’s Human Being: Essays on His Theory of Human Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199768714
eISBN:
9780190267599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768714.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kant’s views on education as set forth in his Lectures on Pedagogy. Unfortunately, there are no extant copies of the original work, as this version of the Lectures relies on ... More


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