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Action and Interaction

Action and Interaction

Shaun Gallagher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198846345
eISBN:
9780191881503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846345.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Action and Interaction is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the nature of action, starting with questions about action individuation, context, the notion of ?basic action? and the ... More

Affirming DivergenceDeleuze's Reading of Leibniz

Affirming Divergence: Deleuze's Reading of Leibniz

Alex Tissandier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417747
eISBN:
9781474449748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417747.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Leibniz is a constant, but often overlooked, presence in Deleuze’s philosophy. This book explains three key moments in Deleuze’s philosophical development through the lens of his engagement with ... More

Almost OverAlmost Over: Aging, Dying, Dead

Almost Over: Almost Over: Aging, Dying, Dead

F. M. Kamm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190097158
eISBN:
9780190097189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097158.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a discussion of philosophical, legal, and medical issues related to aging, dying, and death. It considers different views about whether and why death is bad for the person who dies, and ... More

Ancient RelativityPlato, Aristotle, Stoics, and Sceptics

Ancient Relativity: Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, and Sceptics

Matthew Duncombe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198846185
eISBN:
9780191881343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846185.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Relativity is the phenomenon that things relate to things: parents to their offspring; doubles to halves; larger things to smaller things. This book is about how ancient philosophers, particularly ... More

Animal WritingStorytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Danielle Sands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Reading contemporary fiction and philosophy alongside each other, Animal Writingproposes a thinking of and with animals which brings together critical and affective approaches. Aspiring to a critical ... 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

Architectural MaterialismsNonhuman Creativity

Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Maria Voyatzaki (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book gathers 14 voices from a diverse group of architects, designers, performing artists, film makers, media theorists, philosophers, mathematicians and programmers. By transversally crossing ... More

Aristotle on the Matter of FormA Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Adriel M. Trott

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book argues that nature even in generation in Aristotle should be understood on an emergent model that sees a unity in the four causes. The model of artifice divides form from matter, where ... More

Art ScentsExploring the Aesthetics of Smell and the Olfactory Arts

Art Scents: Exploring the Aesthetics of Smell and the Olfactory Arts

Larry Shiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190089818
eISBN:
9780190089849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book offers an overview of the aesthetic and ethical issues raised by the contemporary olfactory arts, which range from gallery and museum sculptures and installations, through the enhancement ... More

Articulating a Thought

Articulating a Thought

Eli Alshanetsky

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198785880
eISBN:
9780191881411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785880.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The book examines how we make our thoughts clear to ourselves in the process of putting them into words. As philosophers and cognitive scientists have emphasized, articulating a thought can be ... More

Artistic Creation and Ethical Criticism

Artistic Creation and Ethical Criticism

Ted Nannicelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197507247
eISBN:
9780197507278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507247.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Artistic Creation and Ethical Criticism advances a new, production-oriented approach to the ethical criticism of art. Its overarching arguments are these: (1) Judgments of an artwork’s ethical value ... More

Artmaking in the Age of Global CapitalismVisual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Jan Bryant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What strategies are visual artists and filmmakers using to criticise the social and economic conditions shaping our particular historical moment? This question is answered by considering the methods ... More

Autonomy, Rationality, and Contemporary Bioethics

Autonomy, Rationality, and Contemporary Bioethics

Jonathan Pugh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198858584
eISBN:
9780191890741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858584.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Personal autonomy is often lauded as a key value in contemporary Western bioethics, and the claim that there is an important relationship between autonomy and rationality is often treated as an ... More

Being Me Being YouAdam Smith and Empathy

Being Me Being You: Adam Smith and Empathy

Samuel Fleischacker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661759
eISBN:
9780226661926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661926.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Many people today hold up empathy as crucial to caring about all humanity and bridging divides between hostile groups. Others accuse it of reinforcing xenophobic tribalism, and of directing people to ... More

Being Rational and Being Right

Being Rational and Being Right

Juan Comesaña

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198847717
eISBN:
9780191882388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847717.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book defends a cluster of theses related to the rationality of action and belief. The starting point is that rational action requires rational belief but tolerates false belief. From there, it ... More

Being Sure of Each OtherAn Essay on Social Rights and Freedoms

Being Sure of Each Other: An Essay on Social Rights and Freedoms

Kimberley Brownlee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198714064
eISBN:
9780191782510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714064.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

To survive, let alone flourish, we need to be sure of—securely tied to—at least one other person. We also need to be sure of our general acceptance within the wider social world. This book explores ... More

The Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

The Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Jeffrey A. Barrett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844686
eISBN:
9780191889196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844686.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The book starts with a description of classical mechanics then discusses the quantum phenomena that require us to give up our commonsense classical intuitions. We consider the physical and conceptual ... More

Conscience in Reproductive Health CarePrioritizing Patient Interests

Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Carolyn McLeod

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There is a growing trend worldwide of health care professionals conscientiously refusing to provide abortions and similar reproductive health services in countries where these services are legal and ... More

Contours of Dignity

Contours of Dignity

Suzy Killmister

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198844365
eISBN:
9780191879913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844365.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Contours of Dignity develops a theory geared towards explaining the complex and varied role dignity plays in our moral lives. This includes the relationship between dignity and respect; the ways in ... More

Debating Targeted KillingCounter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

Debating Targeted Killing: Counter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

Tamar Meisels and Jeremy Waldron

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190906917
eISBN:
9780190906955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906917.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this “for and against” book, Jeremy Waldron and Tamar Meisels defend competing positions on the legitimacy of targeted killing. The volume begins with a joint introduction, briefly setting out the ... More

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