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Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Michael Ayers (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book comprises three main chapters on Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz, with extensive responses. It explores the common ground of the great early-modern rationalist theories, and provides an ... More


The Pluralism of Disadvantage

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the nature of disadvantage. It opens with an analysis of the pluralism of disadvantage, and rejects the ‘monist’ view. If instead of building a theory of equality on imaginary ... More


Miletus Preserved I: Hobbes

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Although participants in the scientific enterprise comply at least tacitly with the Milesian requirements of monism, naturalism, and rationalism, not all philosophers have followed suit. Many ... More


Essays on Actions and Events

Donald Davidson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246274
eISBN:
9780191715198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246270.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume collects Davidson's seminal contributions to the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of action. Its overarching thesis is that the ordinary concept of causality we employ to render ... More


Causality, Interpretation, and the Mind

William Child

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236252
eISBN:
9780191597206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236255.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Explores the relation between interpretationism and causal theories in the philosophy of mind. Interpretationism is the view that we can understand the nature of the propositional attitudes by ... More


Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts

Yuval Shany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211791
eISBN:
9780191706035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book seeks to investigate the growing jurisdictional interaction between national and international courts — i.e., their parallel involvement in the same or related disputes — in the light of ... More


Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes

Olli I. Koistinen and John I. Biro (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195128154
eISBN:
9780199786008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512815X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book features 11 essays on the philosophy of Spinoza. These essays support the contention that Spinoza was not only a visionary, but also an acute philosopher who anticipated philosophical ... More


Epistemic Normativity

Ernest Sosa

in A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297023
eISBN:
9780191711411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297023.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives a distinctive account of the normativity that is constitutive of knowledge. This account is used to throw light on the much discussed value problem that derives from Plato's Meno: ... More


Monism or Limited Government?

Joseph Chan

in Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158617
eISBN:
9781400848690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158617.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines a paradox—although early Confucianism endorses the idea that authority exists to serve the people and that authority cannot be based on arbitrary will, it embraces the notion ... More


Uses of Philosophy

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that the Enlightenment in its multiplicity made the Romantic concept of a universal and inherently meaningful symbolism not only intellectually desirable, but philosophically ... More


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