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Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Brandon Warmke, Dana Kay Nelkin, and Michael McKenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190602147
eISBN:
9780190602178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602147.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

What is to forgive someone? Is it primarily a change in one’s emotions, in one’s behavior, or something else? What is the connection between forgiveness and blaming attitudes like resentment? What is ... More

Aristotle's Empiricism

Aristotle's Empiricism

Marc Gasser-Wingate

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197567456
eISBN:
9780197567487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567456.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle is famous for thinking that all our knowledge comes from perception. But it’s not immediately clear what this view is meant to entail. For it’s not clear what perception is supposed to ... More

Black BoxesHow Science Turns Ignorance Into Knowledge

Black Boxes: How Science Turns Ignorance Into Knowledge

Marco J. Nathan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190095482
eISBN:
9780190095512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095482.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Textbooks and other popular venues commonly present science as a progressive “brick-by-brick” accumulation of knowledge and facts. Despite its hallowed history and familiar ring, this depiction is ... More

Newton's MetaphysicsEssays

Newton's Metaphysics: Essays

Eric Schliesser

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197567692
eISBN:
9780197567722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection of papers by a leading philosophical Newton scholar offers new interpretations of Newton’s account of space, gravity, motion, inertia, and laws—all evergreens in the literature. The ... More

Science, Technology, and VirtuesContemporary Perspectives

Science, Technology, and Virtues: Contemporary Perspectives

Emanuele Ratti and Thomas A. Stapleford (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190081713
eISBN:
9780190081744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081713.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

What makes for a good scientist or a good engineer? How does using a new technology or working in a research lab begin to shape our thought and behavior? How can we best anticipate and navigate the ... More

Women Philosophers in the Long Nineteenth CenturyThe German Tradition

Women Philosophers in the Long Nineteenth Century: The German Tradition

Dalia Nassar and Kristin Gjesdal (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190868031
eISBN:
9780197584224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The long nineteenth century spans a host of important philosophical movements: romanticism, idealism, socialism, Nietzscheanism, and phenomenology, to mention a few. Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, ... More

Wrongdoing and the Moral Emotions

Wrongdoing and the Moral Emotions

Derk Pereboom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192846006
eISBN:
9780191938375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book provides an account of how we might address wrongdoing given challenges to anger and retribution that arise from ethical considerations and from concerns about free will. It contends that ... More

A Middle WayA Non-Fundamental Approach to Many-Body Physics

A Middle Way: A Non-Fundamental Approach to Many-Body Physics

Robert W. Batterman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197568613
eISBN:
9780197568644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book focuses on a method for exploring, explaining, and understanding the behavior of large many-body systems. It describes an approach to non-equilibrium behavior that focuses on structures ... More

Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 7

Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 7

David Shoemaker (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192844644
eISBN:
9780191933288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844644.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the seventh volume of Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility (OSAR), and the fifth drawn from papers presented at the New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR, November ... More

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 9

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 9

Robert Pasnau (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192844637
eISBN:
9780191933271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy annually collects the best current work in the field of medieval philosophy. The various volumes print original essays, reviews, critical discussions, and ... More

Forms and Structure in Plato's Metaphysics

Forms and Structure in Plato's Metaphysics

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197577158
eISBN:
9780197577189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577158.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book investigates the thought of two of the most influential philosophers of antiquity, Plato and his predecessor Anaxagoras, with respect to their metaphysical accounts of objects and ... More

HonestyThe Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue

Honesty: The Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue

Christian B. Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197567494
eISBN:
9780197567524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567494.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Honesty is clearly an important virtue. Parents want to develop it in their children. Close relationships typically depend upon it. Employers value it in their employees. Yet philosophers have said ... More

Hope Under Oppression

Hope Under Oppression

Katie Stockdale

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197563564
eISBN:
9780197563601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197563564.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the nature, value, and role of hope in human life under conditions of oppression. Oppression is often a threat and damage to hope, yet many members of oppressed groups, including ... More

Philosophy and the Moving Image

Philosophy and the Moving Image

Noël Carroll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190683306
eISBN:
9780190683337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683306.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Philosophy and the Moving image is a collection of articles by Noël Carroll involving many of the ways in which the moving image – including cinema, television, video, and computer generated imagery ... More

The Ascetic IdealGenealogies of Life-Denial  in Religion, Morality, Art, Science, and Philosophy

The Ascetic Ideal: Genealogies of Life-Denial in Religion, Morality, Art, Science, and Philosophy

Stephen Mulhall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192896889
eISBN:
9780191919169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896889.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book develops a reading of Nietzsche’s concept of ‘the ascetic ideal’, through which he tracks the evolution, mutation, and expansion of the system of slave moral values that he associates ... More

Nietzsche's Philosophical Psychology

Nietzsche's Philosophical Psychology

Mattia Riccardi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198803287
eISBN:
9780191841507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803287.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

The book offers a systematic account of Nietzsche’s philosophical psychology. The main theme is the nature of and relation between unconscious and conscious mind. Whereas Nietzsche takes ... More

Rethinking Moral Status

Rethinking Moral Status

Steve Clarke, Hazem Zohny, and Julian Savulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894076
eISBN:
9780191915208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894076.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Common-sense morality implicitly assumes that reasonably clear distinctions can be drawn between the ‘full’ moral status usually attributed to ordinary adult humans, the partial moral status ... More

The Fragmented Mind

The Fragmented Mind

Cristina Borgoni, Dirk Kindermann, and Andrea Onofri (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198850670
eISBN:
9780191885624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850670.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Mental fragmentation is the thesis that the mind is fragmented, or compartmentalized. Roughly, this means that an agent’s overall belief state is divided into several sub-states—fragments. These ... More

Hobbes's Political PhilosophyInterpretation and Interpretations

Hobbes's Political Philosophy: Interpretation and Interpretations

A.P. Martinich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197531716
eISBN:
9780197531747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531716.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes’s Political Philosophy: Interpretation and Interpretations extends a position first explained in The Two Gods of Leviathan (1992). Hobbes presented what he believed would be a science of ... More

Practical ThoughtEssays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Practical Thought: Essays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Jonathan Dancy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198865605
eISBN:
9780191897955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a collection of papers published between 1977 and 2017. The papers focus on moral metaphysics, on holism in the theory of reasons and ethical particularism, on the theory of motivation, and ... More

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