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Hume's Skeptical Crisis: A Textual Study

Robert J. Fogelin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387391
eISBN:
9780199866489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387391.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This work is a narrative study of the interactions between Hume's naturalism and his skepticism as they unfold in the Treatise of Human Nature and the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. More ... More


Problems from Locke

J. L. Mackie

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198750369
eISBN:
9780191597947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198750366.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this book, Mackie critically examines various philosophical problems raised in John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Mackie carefully considers Locke's treatment of these problems, ... More


The Role of International Law Conflicting with WTO Law in WTO Proceedings

Erich Vranes

in Trade and the Environment: Fundamental Issues in International Law, WTO Law, and Legal Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562787
eISBN:
9780191705366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562787.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter deals with the concepts of jurisdiction and applicable law in WTO dispute settlement. It argues that international law in conflict with WTO law must, under certain circumstances, be ... More


True Enough

Catherine Z. Elgin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Epistemology standardly holds that there can be no epistemically good reason to accept a known falsehood or to accept a mode of justification that is not truth-conducive. Such a stance cannot ... More


Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Stephen Buckle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book studies David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. The Enquiry has, contrary to its author's expressed wishes, long lived in the shadow of its predecessor, A Treatise of Human ... 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


Francis Hutcheson

Stephen Buckle

in Natural Law and the Theory of Property: Grotius to Hume

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240945
eISBN:
9780191680304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240945.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Locke bequeathed to his successors a complex inheritance. The Two Treatises hinged on the inalienability of the property in one's person. Not only did this rule out the more explicit forms of ... More


Clearing the Ground

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is out of step with some well-established verities in the interpretation of David Hume's philosophy. The preference is misguided in at least two respects. In the first place, it reflects ... More


Circumstances and Aim

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

From its opening section, the first Enquiry signals that it has a polemical purpose. It is not merely a polemic, of course, but identifying the work's apparent and real targets assists in bringing ... More


Experimentalism and Scepticism

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

To cast David Hume as a player in the major drama of the new philosophy against the old may appear to make him Newtonian to a degree no longer seriously defensible. To qualify this view by adding ... More


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