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Philosophy as Play

Colin McGinn

in Truth by Analysis: Games, Names, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856145
eISBN:
9780199919567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856145.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the question of whether philosophizing is an intrinsically valuable activity. Philosophizing does have intrinsic value as an activity because in philosophy the goal is not ... More


The Sociology of Philosophical Knowledge Revisited: Relativism, Scepticism, Reductionism

Martin Kusch

Marcel van Ackeren and Lee Klein (eds)

in Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter revisits the author’s 1995 book Psychologism: A Sociology of Philosophical Knowlege in a critical, constructive and comparative spirit. It begins with a brief summary of Psychologism. ... More


What Divine Law Is Not

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Spinoza's theological opponents agree that the core religious teaching of the Bible is the divine law revealed by the prophets, but disagree about the law's status and content. In order to show what ... More


To Know and Not Know Right: Hegel on Empirical Cognition and Philosophical Knowledge of Right

Sebastian Stein

in Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778165
eISBN:
9780191823619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778165.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the epistemological status of the knowledge claims Hegel makes in the Philosophy of Right. It distinguishes between empirical knowledge (EK), potentially conditioned knowledge ... More


Introduction

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to introduce visual counterparts to the textual strategies of selection, encapsulation, and recombination employed by Aristotelian and ... More


Thinking through Plural Images of Logic

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the Descriptio, the Typus, and the Logicae universae typus (plates 1 and 2 and Fig. 12). These engravings depict entire systems of philosophical knowledge in a comprehensive ... More


The Visible Order of Student Lecture Notebooks

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to the functions of images integrated into manuscript sources. It presents the first analysis of the visual representations in the Paris philosophy notebooks. It demonstrates how ... More


More Geometrico‎

Pierre Macherey

in Hegel or Spinoza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677405
eISBN:
9781452947570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677405.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers Hegel’s critique of Spinoza’s method of philosophical knowledge, which is reminiscent of René Descartes’ in its employment of mathematical procedures. Only a superficial ... More


Visual Thinking in Logic Notebooks and <i>Alba amicorum</i>

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to the notebooks of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century students of logic in Paris and Leuven to demonstrate further the ways in which visual representations, including diagrams of ... More


Exoterism and the History of Pythagorean Politics

Phillip Sidney Horky

in Plato and Pythagoreanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898220
eISBN:
9780199345519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898220.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the fragmentary evidence derived from Timaeus' history of the city-states of Sicily and Southern Italy, with special attention to the account of a certain Apollonius preserved ... More


<i>Oedipus Tyrannus</i> and the Cognitive Value of Literature

Noël Carroll

in The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

There is a long-standing skeptical position among philosophers regarding the cognitive value of literature. In this essay, using Sophocles’s Oedipus Tyrannus as viewed through Aristotle’s Poetics, I ... More


Hegel or Spinoza

Pierre Macherey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677405
eISBN:
9781452947570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677405.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an English-language translation of the modern classic Hegel ou Spinoza. Published in French in 1979, it has been widely influential, particularly in the work of the philosophers ... More


Schopenhauer in Context: The “Oriental Renaissance”

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Arthur Schopenhauer’s commitment to the idea of an Oriental Renaissance—a rebirth of the spirit resulting from contact with Indian thought. It first considers Schopenhauer’s ... More


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