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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

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

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

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume X

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume X

Donald Rutherford (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192897442
eISBN:
9780191923890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897442.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy is an annual series, presenting a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth ... More

Kant's Doctrine of Virtue

Kant's Doctrine of Virtue

Mark Timmons

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190939229
eISBN:
9780190939267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939229.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is a reader’s guide to Kant’s final work in moral philosophy, The Doctrine of Virtue, Part II of the 1797 Metaphysics of Morals. The guide has five parts plus a conclusion. Part I, ... More

Freedom of Speech and ExpressionIts History, Its Value, Its Good Use, and Its Misuse

Freedom of Speech and Expression: Its History, Its Value, Its Good Use, and Its Misuse

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197532157
eISBN:
9780197532188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532157.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book on freedom of speech and expression starts (chapter 1) with an inter-cultural history of this valued right through the ages and then recalls (chapter 2) the benefits for which we rightly ... More

Essays in Ancient Epistemology

Essays in Ancient Epistemology

Gail Fine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198746768
eISBN:
9780191809040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume brings together thirteen of my essays on ancient epistemology, published between 2000 and 2020, along with a new, synoptic introduction. The essays focus on Plato, Aristotle, and the ... More

The Fiery Test of CritiqueA Reading of Kant's Dialectic

The Fiery Test of Critique: A Reading of Kant's Dialectic

Ian Proops

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199656042
eISBN:
9780191905223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656042.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book aims to provide a comprehensive study of the ‘Transcendental Dialectic’ of Kant’s first Critique. It argues that Kant conceives of ‘critique’ as a kind of winnowing exercise, aimed to ... More

George Berkeley and Early Modern Philosophy

George Berkeley and Early Modern Philosophy

Stephen H. Daniel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893895
eISBN:
9780191915260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book focuses on how, for Berkeley, mind is related to its ideas. It does not assume that thinkers like Descartes, Malebranche, or Locke define for Berkeley the context in which he develops his ... More

Hegel's Value

Hegel's Value

Dean Moyar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197532539
eISBN:
9780197532621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532539.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It has long been recognized that Hegel’s Philosophy of Right offers the only systematic alternative to the dominant social contract tradition in modern political philosophy. The difficulty has been ... More

Locke on Persons and Personal Identity

Locke on Persons and Personal Identity

Ruth Boeker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198846758
eISBN:
9780191881756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book offers a new perspective on John Locke’s account of persons and personal identity by considering it within the context of his broader philosophical project and the philosophical debates of ... More

Spinoza and the Freedom of Philosophizing

Spinoza and the Freedom of Philosophizing

Mogens Lærke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895417
eISBN:
9780191916229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895417.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the seventeenth century, a new kind of public sphere emerged in the Dutch Republic. Courtly structures of political advice made room for new, republican forms of public consultation between the ... More

Reconsidering Causal PowersHistorical and Conceptual Perspectives

Reconsidering Causal Powers: Historical and Conceptual Perspectives

Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill, and Stathis Psillos (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869528
eISBN:
9780191905858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869528.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Causal powers are returning to the forefront of realist philosophy of science. They were once central features of philosophical thinking about the natures of substances and causes but were banished ... More

The Drama of HistoryIbsen, Hegel, Nietzsche

The Drama of History: Ibsen, Hegel, Nietzsche

Kristin Gjesdal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190070762
eISBN:
9780190070793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070762.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Drama of History: Ibsen, Hegel, Nietzsche offers a new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s drama and brings to light new aspects of G. W. F. Hegel’s and Friedrich Nietzsche’s works, especially their ... More

Heidegger's Metaphysical AbyssBetween the Human and the Animal

Heidegger's Metaphysical Abyss: Between the Human and the Animal

Elizabeth Cykowski

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198865407
eISBN:
9780191897764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865407.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

This book provides a critical study of Heidegger’s reflections on animality, which are presented most extensively in his 1929–30 lecture course The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics. In these ... More

Outrageous FortuneGloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

Outrageous Fortune: Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

William Ian Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197530689
eISBN:
9780197530887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530689.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book is a drolly pessimistic and vaguely misanthropic account that gives it a unity of voice, of view, and of several interlaced themes: the scarcity of good, that most of happiness comes in the ... More

AnxietyA Philosophical History

Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Bettina Bergo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a study of the unlikely “career” of anxiety in nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophy. Anxiety is an affect, something more subtle, sometimes more persistent, than an emotion or a ... More

EmpiricismsExperience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene

Empiricisms: Experience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene

Barry Allen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508930
eISBN:
9780197508961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508930.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Empiricisms reassesses the values of experience and experiment in European philosophy and comparatively. It traces the history of empirical philosophy from its birth in Greek medicine to its ... More

Fichte's Moral Philosophy

Fichte's Moral Philosophy

Owen Ware

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190086596
eISBN:
9780190086626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086596.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book develops and defends a new interpretation of Fichte’s moral philosophy as an ethics of wholeness. While virtually forgotten for most of the twentieth century, Fichte’s System of Ethics ... More

Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197501627
eISBN:
9780197501658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501627.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1703–after 1752) is the first modern African philosopher to study and teach in a European university and write in the European philosophical tradition. This book provides an ... More

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