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After UtopiaThe Decline of Political Faith

After Utopia: The Decline of Political Faith

Judith N. Shklar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200859
eISBN:
9780691200866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200859.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

After Utopia was the author's first book, a harbinger of her renowned career in political philosophy. Throughout the many changes in political thought during the last half century, this important ... 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

Aristotle's De motu animaliumSymposium Aristotelicum

Aristotle's De motu animalium: Symposium Aristotelicum

Christof Rapp and Oliver Primavesi (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198835561
eISBN:
9780191873188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The book contains the proceedings of the 19th Symposium Aristotelicum (Munich 2011), dedicated to Aristotle’s De Motu Animalium, which expounds a common causal explanation of animal self-motion. ... More

Basic RightsSubsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Henry Shue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202280
eISBN:
9780691200835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Since its original publication, this book has proven increasingly influential to those working in political philosophy, human rights, global justice, and the ethics of international relations and ... More

Beyond Chance and CredenceA Theory of Hybrid Probabilities

Beyond Chance and Credence: A Theory of Hybrid Probabilities

Wayne C. Myrvold

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198865094
eISBN:
9780191897481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865094.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Probability concepts permeate physics. This is obvious in statistical mechanics, in which probabilities appear explicitly. But even in cases when predictions are made with near-certainty, there is ... More

CiceroPolitical Philosophy

Cicero: Political Philosophy

Malcolm Schofield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199684915
eISBN:
9780191904462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684915.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This engagingly written book offers an innovative account of Cicero’s treatment of key political ideas: liberty and equality, government, law, cosmopolitanism and imperialism, republican virtues, and ... More

Conditionals, Paradox, and ProbabilityThemes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Conditionals, Paradox, and Probability: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Lee Walters and John Hawthorne (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198712732
eISBN:
9780191781070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This is a volume of essays in philosophy and linguistics in tribute to Dorothy Edgington, the first woman to hold a chair in philosophy in the University of Oxford. The volume focuses on topics to ... More

Constructing Practical Reasons

Constructing Practical Reasons

Andreas Müller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754329
eISBN:
9780191904189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some things are reasons for us to perform certain actions. That it will spare you great pain in the future, for example, is a reason for you to go to the dentist now, and that you are already late ... More

Duty to SelfMoral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Duty to Self: Moral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Paul Schofield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190941758
eISBN:
9780190941789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Duty to self has not been taken seriously by contemporary moral and political philosophers, with many even denying the coherence of the notion. Morality and politics concern treatment of others, ... 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

The Epistemology of Groups

The Epistemology of Groups

Jennifer Lackey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199656608
eISBN:
9780191904455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656608.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Groups are often said to bear responsibility for their actions, many of which have enormous moral, legal, and social significance. The Trump Administration, for instance, is said to be responsible ... More

Experience and Possibility

Experience and Possibility

Joseph Mendola

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198869764
eISBN:
9780191912450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is concerned with the ontology of the things that we experience, especially in regard to its modal features. Ontology studies the basic categories of beings, including particulars like ... More

Form and EventPrinciples for an Interpretation of the Greek World

Form and Event: Principles for an Interpretation of the Greek World

Carlo Diano

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287932
eISBN:
9780823290338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287932.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Carlo Diano’s Form and Event has long been known in Europe as a major work not only for classical studies but even more for contemporary philosophy. Already available in Italian, French, Spanish, and ... More

France before 1789The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

France before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

Jon Elster

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691149813
eISBN:
9780691200927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149813.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book traces the historical origins of France's National Constituent Assembly of 1789, providing a vivid portrait of the ancien régime and its complex social system in the decades before the ... More

Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals

Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals

Pamela Hieronymi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691194035
eISBN:
9780691200972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194035.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

P. F. Strawson was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his 1962 paper “Freedom and Resentment” is one of the most influential in modern moral philosophy, prompting ... More

HatredUnderstanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion

Hatred: Understanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion

Berit Brogaard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190084448
eISBN:
9780190084479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084448.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The book explores how personal hatred can foster domestic violence and emotional abuse; how hate-proneness is a main contributor to the aggressive tendencies of borderlines, narcissists, psychopaths, ... 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

The History of ContinuaPhilosophical and Mathematical Perspectives

The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives

Stewart Shapiro and Geoffrey Hellman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198809647
eISBN:
9780191846915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809647.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Mathematical and philosophical thought about continuity has changed considerably over the ages. Aristotle insisted that continuous substances are not composed of points, and that they can only be ... More

History, Metaphors, FablesA Hans Blumenberg Reader

History, Metaphors, Fables: A Hans Blumenberg Reader

Hans Blumenberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501732829
eISBN:
9781501748004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501732829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book collects the central writings by Hans Blumenberg and covers topics such as on the philosophy of language, metaphor theory, non-conceptuality, aesthetics, politics, and literary studies. The ... More

Kant's Justification of Ethics

Kant's Justification of Ethics

Owen Ware

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198849933
eISBN:
9780191884337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849933.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Kant’s arguments for the reality of human freedom and the normativity of the moral law continue to inspire work in contemporary moral philosophy. Many prominent ethicists invoke Kant, directly or ... More

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