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The Right and the Good

David Ross

Philip Stratton-Lake (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252657
eISBN:
9780191598333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252653.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Right and the Good is a classic of 20th‐century philosophy by the great scholar Sir David Ross, which is now presented in a new edition with a substantial introduction by Philip Stratton–Lake, a ... More


Francis Bacon: How Was He Possible?

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

As a figure in the history of philosophy Francis Bacon is doubly problematic. In the first place, he seems in most accounts to emerge from nowhere, to be without intellectual ancestors and ... More


Introduction

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives an introductory account of the general nature of British Idealism, sets out the value of examining this neglected field in the history of British philosophy, and draws the temporal ... More


Russell’s Idealist Apprenticeship

Nicholas Griffin

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244530
eISBN:
9780191680786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244530.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Russell's modern analytic philosophy was born around the turn of the century, largely through Bertrand Russell's and G. E. Moore's reaction against the neo-Hegelianism which dominated British ... More


From philosophy to psychology

Euan M. Macphail

in The Evolution of Consciousness

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503248
eISBN:
9780191686481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503248.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Empiricism — the notion that all knowledge derives ultimately from the senses — has been the dominant trend of British philosophy from the late seventeenth century onwards. But the early British ... More


Scene Setting: Time, Philosophy, and Seventeenth-Century Britain

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Absolute Time studies roughly a century of British metaphysics, starting from the 1640s. This chapter contextualizes this period of history, both philosophically and more widely. It opens with a ... More


British Philosophies of Qualitative Research: Positivism and Realism

Svend Brinkmann

in Philosophies of Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190247249
eISBN:
9780190853297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247249.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the British traditions of positivism and realism, which have been important for different strands of qualitative research, are discussed. Positivism is often misunderstood by ... More


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