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Which Rights Should Be Universal?

William Talbott

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this book, William Talbott builds on the work of J.S. Mill, John Rawls, and Jürgen Habermas to develop a new equilibrium model for moral reasoning, in which moral reasoning is primarily bottom-up, ... More


THE PROOF PARADIGM AND THE MORAL DISCOVERY PARADIGM

William Talbott

in Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Talbott explains how the Proof paradigm, a model of top-down reasoning, has led to a serious misunderstanding of how moral judgments are epistemically justified. Talbott develops an ... More


Extensions and Consequences

Christopher Peacocke

in The Realm of Reason

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270729
eISBN:
9780191600944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270724.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Traces out some of the ramifications the explanation of the character and source of perceptual entitlement has and indicates some applications beyond the case of perceptual entitlement. These ... More


Eusebius’ Political Discourse: Defining the Godly Polity

MICHAEL J. HOLLERICH

in Eusebius of Caesarea’s Commentary on Isaiah: Christian Exegesis in the Age of Constantine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263685
eISBN:
9780191682636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263685.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains what Eusebius means in his works when he calls Christianity ‘the godly polity’. In order to examine the sense of words like politea and politeuma, it looks into how certain ... More


G. E. Moore and Scepticism: ‘Internal’ and ‘External’

Barry Stroud

in The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247616
eISBN:
9780191598494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247613.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Stroud analyses the response to scepticism given by G. E. Moore in his famous ‘Proof of an External World’.Moore seeks to prove that the proposition that there are no external things ... More


When Warrant Transmits *

James Pryor

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter takes issue with Wright’s diagnosis of Moore’s Proof of an external world. Wright maintains that the Proof exhibits a failure of transmitting warrant from the premise to the conclusion. ... More


Moore’s Proof, Liberals, and Conservatives – Is There a (Wittgensteinian) Third Way? *

Annalisa Coliva

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter a new, so-called ‘moderate’ conception of the architecture of empirical warrants is presented. The key aspect of the moderate position is that, contrary to Pryor’s ‘liberal’ one, ... More


Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Andreas J. Stylianides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723066
eISBN:
9780191789588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723066.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom addresses a fundamental problem in children’s learning that has received relatively little research attention: Although proving and related concepts ... More


Conditionals

Angelika Kratzer

in Modals and Conditionals: New and Revised Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234684
eISBN:
9780191738432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234684.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter picks up where chapter 2 left, focusing on indicative conditionals. It defends the Restrictor View of conditionals: “if” clauses are adverbials that restrict overt or non-overt modal ... More


The Importance of the iusta causa of traditio☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is suggested that the issue of the iusta causa of traditio has caused more problems for Romanists because of the conflict between D. 12.1.18pr and D. 41.1.36 than it actually would have caused the ... More


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