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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

The Epistemology of Non-Visual Perception

The Epistemology of Non-Visual Perception

Dimitria Electra Gatzia and Berit Brogaard (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190648916
eISBN:
9780190648947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648916.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Most of the research on the epistemology of perception has focused on visual perception. This is hardly surprising given that most of our knowledge about the world is attributable to our visual ... More

Imagining and KnowingThe Shape of Fiction

Imagining and Knowing: The Shape of Fiction

Gregory Currie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199656615
eISBN:
9780191748066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656615.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

Works of fiction are works of and for the imagination. Additionally, they very often provide opportunities for learning—for the acquisition of knowledge and of skills. And the learning they provide ... More

Intelligence and IntelligibilityCross-Cultural Studies of Human Cognitive Experience

Intelligence and Intelligibility: Cross-Cultural Studies of Human Cognitive Experience

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198854593
eISBN:
9780191888847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854593.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This study investigates the tension between two conflicting intuitions, our twin recognitions: (1) that all humans share the same basic cognitive capacities; and yet (2) their actual manifestations ... More

Pascal: Reasoning and Belief

Pascal: Reasoning and Belief

Michael Moriarty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198849117
eISBN:
9780191883361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The book is a study of Pascal’s defence of Christian belief in the Pensées. It aims to expound, and in places to criticize, what it argues (drawing on existing scholarship about the history of the ... More

The Rational Mind

The Rational Mind

Scott Sturgeon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198845799
eISBN:
9780191880988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845799.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The book develops a unified approach to the rationality and metaphysics of belief and of confidence. As such it lies at the intersection of epistemology and the philosophy of mind. The primary aim of ... More

Singular Thought and Mental Files

Singular Thought and Mental Files

Rachel Goodman, James Genone, and Nick Kroll (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198746881
eISBN:
9780191809101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746881.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Coinciding with recognition of the need for more clarity about the notion of singular (or de re) thought, there has been a surge of interest in the notion of a mental file as a way to understand what ... More

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