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The normativity of deliberative contractualism

Nicholas Southwood

in Contractualism and the Foundations of Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199539659
eISBN:
9780191594908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539659.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the task of explicating the normativity of deliberative contractualist principles – how and why deliberative contractualist agreements are supposed to be capable of providing ... More


Should We Be Pluralists about Truth?

Max Kölbel

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter distinguishes two types of pluralism about truth: first, the claim that the truth predicate expresses several truth concepts, and second, the claim that the truth predicate, even though ... More


A Substantivist Theory of Truth

Gila Sher

in Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198768685
eISBN:
9780191822032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768685.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter focuses on methodological questions concerning the theory of truth. Today, the most popular approach to truth is deflationist; but to be worthwhile, the friction principle says, theories ... More


The Letter or the Spirit of Islamic Law?: Legal Formalists Versus Substantivists

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Identifying the introduction of Islamic law as one of the key battlegrounds between progressive and reactionary Muslims, this chapter situates the debate in the context of earlier attempts by legal ... More


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