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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

Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters

Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters

Dominic Lopes, Bence Nanay, and Nick Riggle

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197625798
eISBN:
9780197625828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Following an introduction that sketches an inclusive conception of the domain of the aesthetic, that sets out the task of the book to explain how aesthetic engagement can contribute to well-being or ... More

Agency in Mental DisorderPhilosophical Dimensions

Agency in Mental Disorder: Philosophical Dimensions

Matt King and Joshua May (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198868811
eISBN:
9780191905278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868811.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How exactly do mental disorders affect one’s agency? How might therapeutic interventions help patients regain or improve their autonomy? Do only some disorders excuse morally inappropriate behavior, ... More

American Democratic SocialismHistory, Politics, Religion, and Theory

American Democratic Socialism: History, Politics, Religion, and Theory

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300253764
eISBN:
9780300262360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The USA has a rich tradition of democratic socialism despite its long tradition of denigrating democratic socialism as un-American. The former American tradition has sought to Americanize democratic ... 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

Apocalypse of TruthHeideggerian Meditations

Apocalypse of Truth: Heideggerian Meditations

Jean Vioulac

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226766737
eISBN:
9780226766874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226766874.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

We inhabit a time of crisis — totalitarianism, environmental collapse, and the unquestioned rule of neoliberal capitalism. The author of this book is invested in and worried by all of this, but his ... More

Aristotle on Sexual DifferenceMetaphysics, Biology, Politics

Aristotle on Sexual Difference: Metaphysics, Biology, Politics

Marguerite Deslauriers

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197606186
eISBN:
9780197606216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197606186.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle on Sexual Difference examines Aristotle’s conception of sexual difference—the differences between male and female, men and women—both in his biological works and in his political ... More

Armstrong's Materialist Theory of Mind

Armstrong's Materialist Theory of Mind

Peter Anstey and David Braddon-Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843722
eISBN:
9780191926334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Bringing together some of the world’s leading philosophers of mind as well as some exciting emerging philosophers, this volume examines origins, impacts, and contemporary relevance of one of 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

Being Good in a World of Need

Being Good in a World of Need

Larry S. Temkin

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192849977
eISBN:
9780191945120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Ours is a rich world filled with misery. This gives rise to a pressing question: how should the well-off respond to the needy? Peter Singer famously argued that just as we have an obligation to save ... More

A Better ApeThe Evolution of the Moral Mind and How it Made us Human

A Better Ape: The Evolution of the Moral Mind and How it Made us Human

Victor Kumar and Richmond Campbell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197600122
eISBN:
9780197600153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600122.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A Better Ape explores the evolution of the moral mind from our ancestors with chimpanzees, through the origins of our genus and our species, to the development of behaviorally modern humans who ... 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

A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

Jean-Luc Marion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226684611
eISBN:
9780226691398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691398.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Engaging for the first time in apologetics, philosopher Jean-Luc Marion not only defends the French Catholic Church from its cultured and uncultured despisers alike, but argues that Catholics should ... More

Chains of BeingInfinite Regress, Circularity, and Metaphysical Explanation

Chains of Being: Infinite Regress, Circularity, and Metaphysical Explanation

Ross P. Cameron

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198854272
eISBN:
9780191888564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854272.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book argues for both Metaphysical Infinitism—the view that there can be infinitely descending chains of ontological dependence and grounding, with no bottom level of fundamental things or ... 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

Couch CitySocrates against Simonides

Couch City: Socrates against Simonides

Harry Berger

Ward Risvold and J. Benjamin Fuqua (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294237
eISBN:
9780823297412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In addition to providing a thorough philological review, this book revises the way scholars have tended to read the Simonides episode from Plato’s Protagoras. Couch City ties this review with a ... More

The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng XuanyingDaoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book presents for the first time a translation of the complete Expository Commentary to the Daode jing written by the Daoist Cheng Xuanying in the seventh century CE. This important commentary ... More

Debating MulticulturalismShould There be Minority Rights?

Debating Multiculturalism: Should There be Minority Rights?

Patti Tamara Lenard and Peter Balint

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197528372
eISBN:
9780197528419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528372.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Multiculturalism has been subject to backlashes across democratic states. These voices argue that after years of accommodation, minorities have failed to integrate and ought to be encouraged more ... More

Doing What You Really WantAn Introduction to the Philosophy of Mengzi

Doing What You Really Want: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mengzi

Franklin Perkins

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197574911
eISBN:
9780197574959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197574911.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a coherent, systematic, and plausible explanation of the philosophy of Mengzi (Mencius), a fourth-century BCE Confucian. It covers the full range of Mengzi’s philosophy, from the place ... More

EpiphaniesAn Ethics of Experience

Epiphanies: An Ethics of Experience

Sophie Grace Chappell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192858016
eISBN:
9780191948794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192858016.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about epiphanies, peak experiences or ‘wow moments’ or ecstasies as they are sometimes called. What are epiphanies, and why do so many people so frequently experience them? Are they just ... More

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