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The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

José Medina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections. It elucidates how social insensitivities and imposed silences prevent members ... More


The Milton Controversy

Christopher Ricks

in Milton's Grand Style

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter evaluates whether Milton's style in his ‘Paradise Lost’, as well as his other works, has been justly criticized. It examines several arguments presented by Milton's critics, particularly ... More


Imaginary Jews and Jewish Imagination

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the writings of the French Jewish critic Alain Finkielkraurt called The Imaginary Jew. Finkielkraut is the son of Polish immigrants to France who gradually became disconcerted by ... More


Resistance as Epistemic Vice and as Epistemic Virtue

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that testimonial injustice involves a lack of proportionality in the appraisals of epistemic qualities such as credibility. Being always comparative and contrastive, an epistemic ... More


Epistemic Responsibility and Culpable Ignorance

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter elucidates the relationship between responsible agency and knowledge. I argue that responsible agency requires only minimal self-knowledge that need not include explanatory knowledge of ... More


Insensitivity In Communicating With EmigréS

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Immediate hardship in Germany contaminated communications between physicists at home and abroad. But their official or private reactions to emigrés were frequently clumsy and haughty, if not ... More


Insensitivity

Keith DeRose

in The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter insensitivity accounts, on which various puzzling appearances of ignorance are explained by appeal to the fact that the beliefs in question would have been held even if they had been ... More


“Lasnik‐Effects” and String‐Vacuous ATB Movement *

Jun Abe and Norbert Hornstein

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The question raised in this chapter is why string-vacuous movement is insensitive to locality effects. It argues that, although such movement creates a normal chain, it is the bottom copy that is ... More


Stroud's Proposal for Removing the Threat of Skepticism

Jonathan Ellis

in The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195381658
eISBN:
9780199918317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381658.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, History of Philosophy

Barry Stroud is well known as a critic of philosophers who purport to answer, or otherwise deflate, the threat of skepticism of the external world. In several recent papers, however, Stroud argues ... More


The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Keith DeRose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume presents, develops, and champions contextualist solutions to two of the stickiest problems in epistemology: The puzzles of skeptical hypotheses and of lotteries. It is argued that, at ... More


Mournful Insensitivity: The Apocalypse of the Modern

Jeremi Szaniawski

in The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov: Figures of Paradox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167352
eISBN:
9780231850520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167352.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the film Mournful Insensitivity (1983). Mournful Insensitivity is a film that is formally wild: both farcical and sombre, detached and brilliant, full of non-sequiturs and ... More


Sensitivity of Stationary Equitable Preferences

Tapan Mitra

in Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198812555
eISBN:
9780191850356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The paper studies the sensitivity implications of the class of monotone social preference orders on infinite utility streams which satisfy the axioms of Equity (Finite Anonymity) and Stationarity ... More


The Girl Who Can’t Feel Pain

Michael Tye

in Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190278014
eISBN:
9780190278045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278014.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy

When is it rational to suppose that a creature is a zombie, that it has no inner life or experiences? Plausibly, Mother Nature gave humans the capacity to have experiences so that they could cope ... More


On the Messy “Utopophobia vs. Factophobia” Controversy: A Systematization and Assessment

Laura Valentini

in Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190280598
eISBN:
9780190280628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280598.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In recent years, political philosophers have been fiercely arguing over the virtues and vices of utopian vs. realistic theorizing. Partly due to the lack of a common and consistently used vocabulary, ... More


the deleterious effects of insensitivity: range of motion

jay m. baruch

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of insensitivity as seen in the made-for-television movie Range of Motion (2000). It tells the story of Lainey Berman (Rebecca De Mornay), a mother of two and the ... More


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