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Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Bowie Andrew

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192847737
eISBN:
9780191939983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

Much of contemporary philosophy, especially in the analytical tradition, regards aesthetics as of lesser significance than epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language. In ... More

Anselm's ArgumentDivine Necessity

Anselm's Argument: Divine Necessity

Brian Leftow

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192896926
eISBN:
9780191919213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896926.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Anselm stated the first modal “ontological” argument for a perfect being’s existence. The argument’s key premise is that necessarily, if anything is a perfect being, it necessarily exists. The ... More

Averroes on IntellectFrom Aristotelian Origins to Aquinas' Critique

Averroes on Intellect: From Aristotelian Origins to Aquinas' Critique

Stephen R. Ogden

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192896117
eISBN:
9780191918575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book on the Muslim philosopher Averroes (Ibn Rushd) provides a detailed analysis of his (in)famous unicity thesis—the view that there is only one separate and eternal intellect for all human ... More

Bolzano's Philosophy of GroundingTranslations and Studies

Bolzano's Philosophy of Grounding: Translations and Studies

Stefan Roski and Benjamin Schnieder (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192847973
eISBN:
9780191945021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847973.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

One of the liveliest debates in contemporary philosophy concerns the notions of grounding and metaphysical explanation. Many consider these notions to be of prime importance for metaphysics and the ... More

Choosing FreedomA Kantian Guide to Life

Choosing Freedom: A Kantian Guide to Life

Karen Stohr

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197537817
eISBN:
9780197537848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537817.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is a reader-friendly introduction to the ethical thought of Immanuel Kant. It is structured as a guide to living in accordance with Kantian ideals of rationality and freedom, despite our ... More

Hobbes and Political ContractarianismSelected Writings

Hobbes and Political Contractarianism: Selected Writings

David Gauthier

Susan Dimock, Claire Finkelstein, and Christopher W. Morris (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843005
eISBN:
9780191945380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843005.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hobbes and Political Contractarianism A collection of David Gauthier’s essays on Hobbes and political contractarianism. The eight papers on Hobbes, written over four decades, represent the author’s ... More

Housing the PowersMedieval Debates about Dependence on God

Housing the Powers: Medieval Debates about Dependence on God

Marilyn McCord Adams

Robert Merrihew Adams (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192862549
eISBN:
9780191953606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192862549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Housing the powers? What powers? Soul powers—powers that shape the lives of human souls. They may be housed, and exercised, by those souls or by other agents. This book is about views on that subject ... More

HumanA History

Human: A History

Karolina Hubner (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190876371
eISBN:
9780190876418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The book examines the history of metaphysical accounts of human nature, and the ethical and political consequences of such accounts. In so doing, it produces a history of the concept “human,” ... More

Johann Friedrich HerbartGrandfather of Analytic Philosophy

Johann Friedrich Herbart: Grandfather of Analytic Philosophy

Frederick C. Beiser

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192849854
eISBN:
9780191944970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849854.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an intellectual biography of Johann Friedrich, who was one of the most famous philosophers in early 19th century Germany. Herbart was trained in the German idealist tradition under ... More

Kantian CommitmentsEssays on Moral Theory and Practice

Kantian Commitments: Essays on Moral Theory and Practice

Barbara Herman

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192844965
eISBN:
9780191937316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The ten essays collected here represent a series of efforts to rethink many of the fundamentals of Kant’s ethics and to draw out some implications for moral theory and practice. The five essays of ... More

Leibniz on Time, Space, and Relativity

Leibniz on Time, Space, and Relativity

Richard T. W. Arthur

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192849076
eISBN:
9780191944345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849076.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This work gives fresh interpretations of Gottfried Leibniz’s theories of time, space, and the relativity of motion, based on a thorough examination of Leibniz’s manuscripts as well as his published ... More

Lovers in EssenceA Kierkegaardian Defense of Romantic Love

Lovers in Essence: A Kierkegaardian Defense of Romantic Love

Sharon Krishek

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197500903
eISBN:
9780197500934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Romantic love is a defining phenomenon in human existence, and an object of heightened interest for literature, art, popular culture, and psychology. But what is romantic love and why is it typically ... More

A Miracle CreedThe Principle of Optimality in Leibniz's Physics and Philosophy

A Miracle Creed: The Principle of Optimality in Leibniz's Physics and Philosophy

Jeffrey K. McDonough

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197629079
eISBN:
9780197629109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197629079.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book introduces Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s Principle of Optimality and argues that it plays a central role in his physics and philosophy, with profound implications for both. Each chapter ... More

Recasting Hume and Early Modern PhilosophySelected Essays

Recasting Hume and Early Modern Philosophy: Selected Essays

Paul Russell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197577264
eISBN:
9780197577295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577264.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is a collection of essays that are concerned with major figures and central topics of the history of early modern philosophy. Most of these essays are studies on the philosophy of David ... More

Socializing MindsIntersubjectivity in Early Modern Philosophy

Socializing Minds: Intersubjectivity in Early Modern Philosophy

Martin Lenz

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197613146
eISBN:
9780197613177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613146.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides the first reconstruction of intersubjective accounts of the mind in early modern philosophy. Some phenomena are easily recognized as social or interactive: certain dances, forms of ... More

Value in ModernityThe Philosophy of Existential Modernism in Nietzsche, Scheler, Sartre, Musil

Value in Modernity: The Philosophy of Existential Modernism in Nietzsche, Scheler, Sartre, Musil

Peter Poellner

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192849731
eISBN:
9780191944864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849731.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book identifies a historical paradigm in ethics that has been largely ignored in more recent philosophy. The author calls this paradigm existential modernism and discusses its central claims ... More

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