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Applied Epistemology

Applied Epistemology

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198833659
eISBN:
9780191872082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833659.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Applied epistemology brings the tools of contemporary epistemology to bear on particular issues of social concern. While the field of social epistemology has flourished in recent years, there has ... More

The Epistemology of Fake News

The Epistemology of Fake News

Sven Bernecker, Amy K. Flowerree, and Thomas Grundmann (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198863977
eISBN:
9780191896255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume consists of a series of essays on the epistemology of fake news, written by leading philosophers. The epistemology of fake news is a branch of applied epistemology, and an exercise in ... 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

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

The Language of Ontology

The Language of Ontology

J. T. M. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895332
eISBN:
9780191916151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895332.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Metaphysical and ontological debates—debates about what exists and the nature of reality—have long been among the most discussed topics in philosophy. However, some argue that ontological debates are ... More

The Mismeasure of the SelfA Study in Vice Epistemology

The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Alessandra Tanesini

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The aim of this book is to offer detailed characterizations of some intellectual virtues and vices of self-evaluation, to highlight the epistemic harms and moral wrongs that flow from them, to ... More

Naturally Free Action

Naturally Free Action

Oisín Deery

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198789796
eISBN:
9780191916014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789796.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Do we have free will? This book argues that the answer to that question is “yes,” by showing how the concept of free will refers to many actual behaviors, and how free actions are a natural kind. ... More

Physics, Structure, and Reality

Physics, Structure, and Reality

Jill North

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192894106
eISBN:
9780191915239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894106.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How do we figure out the nature of the world from a mathematically formulated physical theory? What do we infer about the world when a physical theory can be mathematically formulated in different ... More

PlacemakingA New Materialist Theory of Pedagogy

Placemaking: A New Materialist Theory of Pedagogy

Tara Page

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474428774
eISBN:
9781474490986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428774.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Where are you from?’ This question often refers to someone’s birthplace, childhood home or a place that holds significance. The location that is offered in response to this question is more than a ... More

Political Epistemology

Political Epistemology

Elizabeth Edenberg and Michael Hannon (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893338
eISBN:
9780191914607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893338.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

As current events around the world have illustrated, epistemological issues are at the center of our political lives. It has become increasingly difficult to discern legitimate sources of evidence, ... More

Principles and PersonsThe Legacy of Derek Parfit

Principles and Persons: The Legacy of Derek Parfit

Jeff McMahan, Tim Campbell, James Goodrich, and Ketan Ramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893994
eISBN:
9780191915147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is a collection of essays, most of which appear here for the first time, that were written in honour of the legendary moral philosopher, Derek Parfit. The essays are mainly concerned with ... More

Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception

Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception

Heather Logue and Louise Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198853534
eISBN:
9780191887956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Contemporary philosophy of perception is dominated by extremely polarized debates. The polarization is particularly acute in the debate between naïve realist disjunctivists and their opponents, but ... More

Radical Skepticism and Epistemic Intuition

Radical Skepticism and Epistemic Intuition

Michael Bergmann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898487
eISBN:
9780191924767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898487.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Radical Skepticism and Epistemic Intuition rejects argument-based attempts to resist radical skepticism and advocates, instead, for noninferential intuition-based commonsense resistance inspired by ... More

Reasons First

Reasons First

Mark Schroeder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868224
eISBN:
9780191904745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868224.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The last fifty years or more of ethical theory have been preoccupied by a turn to reasons. The vocabulary of reasons has become a common currency not only in ethics, but in epistemology, action ... More

Shifty Speech and Independent ThoughtEpistemic Normativity in Context

Shifty Speech and Independent Thought: Epistemic Normativity in Context

Mona Simion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192895288
eISBN:
9780191916083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895288.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This is an essay in epistemology and the philosophy of language. It concerns epistemology in that it is a manifesto for epistemic independence: the independence of good thinking from practical ... More

SoliloquiesSt. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Soliloquies: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238549
eISBN:
9780300255775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the ... More

Vagueness and the Evolution of ConsciousnessThrough the Looking Glass

Vagueness and the Evolution of Consciousness: Through the Looking Glass

Michael Tye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198867234
eISBN:
9780191904035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867234.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Either consciousness appeared suddenly in living beings so that its appearance is like that of a light switch being turned on or it arose through intermediate stages. On the former view, ... More

What are Mental Representations?

What are Mental Representations?

Joulia Smortchkova, Krzysztof Dołęga, and Tobias Schlicht (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190686673
eISBN:
9780190686703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686673.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Mental representation is one of the core theoretical constructs within cognitive science and, together with the introduction of the computer as a model for the mind, is responsible for enabling the ... More

What Matters in SurvivalPersonal Identity and other Possibilities

What Matters in Survival: Personal Identity and other Possibilities

Douglas Ehring

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894717
eISBN:
9780191915598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894717.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This work is about what matters in survival, that is, about what relation to a future individual gives you a reason for prudential concern for that individual. For common sense there is such a ... More

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