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The Women Are Up to SomethingHow Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris Murdoch Revolutionized Ethics

The Women Are Up to Something: How Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley, and Iris Murdoch Revolutionized Ethics

Benjamin J.B. Lipscomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197541074
eISBN:
9780197541104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197541074.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book tells two intertwined stories, centered on twentieth-century moral philosophers Elizabeth Anscombe, Mary Midgley, Philippa Foot, and Iris Murdoch. The first is the story of four friends who ... More

Self-Cultivation Philosophies in Ancient India, Greece, and China

Self-Cultivation Philosophies in Ancient India, Greece, and China

Christopher W. Gowans

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190941024
eISBN:
9780190941055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941024.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book defends the thesis that the concept of self-cultivation philosophy is an informative interpretive framework for comprehending and reflecting on several philosophical outlooks in India, the ... More

Beyond DutyKantian Ideals of Respect, Beneficence, and Appreciation

Beyond Duty: Kantian Ideals of Respect, Beneficence, and Appreciation

Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192845481
eISBN:
9780191937705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845481.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a collection of essays on Kantian moral theory and practical ethics with the aim of developing Kantian ethics and making it accessible and relevant to contemporary problems. With a new ... 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

The Disappearance of the Soul and the Turn against MetaphysicsAustrian Philosophy 1874-1918

The Disappearance of the Soul and the Turn against Metaphysics: Austrian Philosophy 1874-1918

Mark Textor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198769828
eISBN:
9780191926570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769828.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The book traces the anti-metaphysical orientation of (much of) analytic philosophy back to discussions in Austro-German philosophy in the second half of the nineteenth century. The starting-point of ... More

Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy

Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy

Susan James (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843616
eISBN:
9780191926259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843616.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book sets out to convey the breadth of early-modern philosophical interest in life and death. It ranges over debates in metaphysics, the life sciences, epistemology, the philosophy of ... 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

The SelfA History

The Self: A History

Patricia Kitcher (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190087265
eISBN:
9780190087296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is about the ways that the concept of an ‘I’ or a ‘self’ has been developed at different times in the history of western philosophy; it also offers a striking contrast case, the ... More

The Will to NothingnessAn Essay on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

The Will to Nothingness: An Essay on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

Bernard Reginster

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868903
eISBN:
9780191905353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the present study, I develop an interpretation of the critical approach to morality (especially Christian morality), which Nietzsche develops in On the Genealogy of Morality. My approach is framed ... 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

World SoulA History

World Soul: A History

James Wilberding (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190913441
eISBN:
9780190913458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913441.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The concept of the world soul is difficult to understand in large part because over the course of history it has been invoked to very different ends and within the frameworks of very different ... More

PowersA History

Powers: A History

Julia Jorati (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190925512
eISBN:
9780190925550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190925512.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume examines some of the main twists and turns in the fascinating history of the philosophical concept of powers or dispositions. It focuses on what one might call the metaphysical sense of ... More

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