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Distinctively Human Thinking: Modular Precursors and Components *

Peter Carruthers

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the main challenge facing massively modular theories of the architecture of the human mind. This is to account for the distinctively flexible, non-domain-specific character of ... More


What's the Good of Thinking?

Ronald de Sousa

in Why Think?: Evolution and the Rational Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189858
eISBN:
9780199868377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189858.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the resemblances and differences between the “methods” of natural selection and those of reflective thought. These comparisons highlight the difference between digital and ... More


The Study of Human Nature and the Subjectivity of Value: The Tanner Lectures on Human Values The Tanner Lectures on Human Values Delivered at The University of Buenos Aires June 7, 1988

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/9780199608591.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter describes and explores some of the apparent consequences for the understanding of human evaluative thought of the Enlightenment conception of a ‘science of human nature’ as Hume ... More


Ecumenism and Science 1

Thomas F. Torrance

in God and Rationality

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192139481
eISBN:
9780191670077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192139481.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this world which has come to be through God's creative Word, ecumenical activity occurs within time and space which are both brought about as functions of conditional events and holders of the ... More


Towards a cultural psychology of music education

Margaret S. Barrett

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter provides a brief overview of the ways in which cultural psychology has re-emerged recently, and been taken up in the study of human thought and activity. It surveys the application of ... More


Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Edward M. Hundert

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book proposes a unified view of the mind, which integrates the insights of philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Through a detailed discussion of major theories from all these, and ... More


Notation and Its Limits

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller

in Rethinking Pluralism: Ritual, Experience, and Ambiguity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915262
eISBN:
9780199980215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915262.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines various attempts in myth, history, and law to remove ambiguity. It argues that all such attempts are ultimately vain. The paradigmatic method for trying to remove ambiguity ... More


Chapter 1: Feeding the Zest for Life: Spiritual Energy Resources for the Future of Humanity

Ursula King

in Teilhard and the Future of Humanity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226900
eISBN:
9780823237098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226900.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the view of French philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin on the future of humankind, and its further social, cultural and spiritual development. ... More


Linear Circularity / (A) Temporal Poetics

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Alef, Mem, Tau: Kabbalistic Musings on Time, Truth, and Death

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246195
eISBN:
9780520932319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246195.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Time has played a significant role in the history of world religions. Numerous opinions, geographical localities, intellectual influences, and literary genres, in Judaism specifically, have been ... More


Appropriating Postmodernism1

Merold Westphal

in Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221301
eISBN:
9780823235483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221301.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter addresses another way in which postmodernism is often seen to be wholly antithetical to Christian theism. “Appropriating postmodernism” is the name of the ... More


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