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An Overview of The Criminal Law’s Theory of The Person

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Once one sees that criminal law presuppose that those subject to it must at least be rational agents, the subject of the previous chapter, the question arises as to what other fundamental attributes ... More


Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Zed Adams and Jacob Browning (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In his work, the philosopher John Haugeland (1945–2010) proposed a radical expansion of philosophy’s conceptual toolkit, calling for a wider range of resources for understanding the mind, the world, ... More


The Objects of Thought

Tim Crane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682744
eISBN:
9780191762970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book addresses the ancient question of how it is possible to think about what does not exist. It is argued that the representation of the non-existent is a pervasive feature of our thought about ... More


Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

M.D. Rutherford and Valerie A. Kuhlmeier (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

As adults, we can quickly interpret minimal visual information as a cue that something is animate, as when we briefly catch sight of a mouse darting from hiding place to hiding place. With a mere ... More


Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254118
eISBN:
9780823261116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book seeks to elucidate Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty’s treatments of the question of truth by using each of their philosophies to shed light on the other. For both philosophers, the question of ... More


Competence over Being as Existing: The Indispensability of Haugeland’s Heidegger

Steven Crowell

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The paper explains why Haugeland’s interpretation of Heidegger is indispensable for understanding Heidegger’s work; why his Heideggerian account of commitment is indispensible for understanding what ... More


Love and Death

Joseph Rouse

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This paper explicates and connects two of Haugeland’s most controversial philosophical claims: his puzzling claim that the characteristic form of intentionality and human understanding is love, and ... More


How Are the Actions of Triangles and People Processed in the Human Brain?

Antonia F. de C. Hamilton and Richard Ramsey

in Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Comprehension of actions is a core social skill. Here we provide a critical review of the dominant mirror neuron theory of action comprehension. Recent data demonstrate that parts of the mirror ... More


Infants Attribute Mental States to Nonhuman Agents

Yuyan Luo and You-jung Choi

in Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent research shows that from an early age, infants appear to attribute mental states such as goals, dispositions, perceptions, and beliefs to agents—whether human or nonhuman. Agents are entities ... More


The Social Perception of Helping and Hindering

Valerie A. Kuhlmeier

in Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a series of studies describing the social perception of helping and hindering—an ability that likely is integral to the maintenance of cooperative interactions. Two aspects of ... More


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