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On Global Justice

Mathias Risse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Debates about global justice have traditionally fallen into two camps. Statists believe that principles of justice can only be held among those who share a state. Those who fall outside this realm ... More


Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Brett Levinson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the possibilities for a genuinely radical critique of globalized culture and politics—at a time when intellectuals and non-intellectuals alike struggle to understand the ... More


The Grounds of Justice

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the question of what it is for a distribution to be just globally and proposes a new systematic theory of global justice that it calls pluralist internationalism. Up to now, ... More


Proportionate Use: Immigration and Original Ownership of the Earth

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between immigration and collective ownership of the earth, and whether the physical aspect of immigration provides constraints on immigration policy. The fact ... More


Christian Philosophers and the Copernican Revolution

Merold Westphal

in Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221301
eISBN:
9780823235483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221301.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter suggests that Christian philosophers should be favorably disposed toward Kantian idealism, that there are important affinities between Kantian idealism and ... More


 The project

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

in Plural Logic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199570423
eISBN:
9780191755866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570423.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter surveys plural phenomena and argues for their logical significance. Terms may be classified as singular or plural, according to the number of things they are capable of ... More


 History

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

in Plural Logic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199570423
eISBN:
9780191755866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570423.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

Plural logic wasn’t born yesterday, but it is surprising that it began so late, scarcely more than a hundred years ago with Russell’s The Principles of Mathematics. Before Russell, there is only ... More


Natural Kinds and Biological Realisms

Michael Devitt

in Carving Nature at Its Joints: Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015936
eISBN:
9780262298780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015936.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses issues regarding realism, specifically the realism issues in biology. The discussion starts with an issue that arises from the debate between “species monists” who argue that ... More


Laws and Idealization

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter outlines a view of laws that will capture what was right about Nancy Cartwright's analysis, but also move beyond it. In its basic orientation, the view is cognitivist, pragmatist, and ... More


Freedom, Determinism, and Two Accounts of Laws

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the Empiricist account provides a direct link between laws and determinism, and that the causal account does not. The popularity of the Empiricist account of laws in the ... More


Three Appeals and a Kantian Conclusion

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents three replies to the argument that being committed to scientific laws does not entail a commitment to determinism and hence is compatible with free will. First, there are ... More


Species Concepts and Natural Goodness

Judith K. Crane and Ronald Sandler

in Carving Nature at Its Joints: Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015936
eISBN:
9780262298780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015936.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter defends a pluralist understanding of species on which a normative species concept is viable and can support natural goodness evaluations. The central question here is thus: Since ... More


Singularist Predicative Analyses and Boolos’s Second-Order Pluralism

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

in Unity and Plurality: Logic, Philosophy, and Linguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198716327
eISBN:
9780191785030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716327.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues against predicative analyses of plurality, which force plurals into the familiar mold of singular logic by turning an apparently plural term standing for several objects into a ... More


The Logicality of Second-Order Logic: An Analysis in Terms of Plural Arbitrary Reference and Acts of Choice

Francesca Boccuni, Massimiliano Carrara, and Enrico Martino

in Unity and Plurality: Logic, Philosophy, and Linguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198716327
eISBN:
9780191785030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716327.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues against predicative analyses of plurality, which force plurals into the familiar mould of singular logic by turning an apparently plural term standing for several objects into a ... More


Being Pluralist About Understanding Others: Contexts and Communicative Practices

Shaun Gallagher and Anika Fiebich

in Knowing Other Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198794400
eISBN:
9780191882609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794400.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Intersubjective interactions are highly complex processes that integrate a variety of contextual aspects—physical, pragmatic, social, cultural, normative, institutional—into which embodied ... More


The Pluralist Approach to Good Lives, Providential Order, and the Ideal State

John Kekes

in The Nature of Philosophical Problems: Their Causes and Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712756
eISBN:
9780191781094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712756.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pluralist approach to these perennial philosophical problems is an alternative both to the absolutist search for a solution of each that reason requires everyone to accept and to the relativist ... More


The Pluralist Approach to Control, Reasonable Hope, and Moral Absolutes

John Kekes

in The Nature of Philosophical Problems: Their Causes and Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712756
eISBN:
9780191781094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712756.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pluralist approach to these perennial philosophical problems is an alternative both to the absolutist search for a solution of each that reason requires everyone to accept and to the relativist ... More


Act-Consequentialism, Pluralist Deontology

Thomas Hurka

in British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The school’s members defended specific versions of consequentialism and deontology. This chapter first discusses Sidgwick’s and Moore’s combination of act- and indirect consequentialism, where the ... More


The project

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

in Plural Logic: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198744382
eISBN:
9780191843877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744382.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter surveys plural phenomena and argues for their logical significance. Terms may be classified as singular or plural, according to the number of things they are capable of ... More


History

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

in Plural Logic: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198744382
eISBN:
9780191843877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744382.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

Plural logic wasn't born yesterday, but it is surprising that it began so late, scarcely more than a hundred years ago with Russell's The Principles of Mathematics. Before Russell, there is only ... More


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