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Knowledge and Reality: Selected Essays

Colin McGinn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251582
eISBN:
9780191598012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251584.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Knowledge and Reality brings together a selection of Colin McGinn's philosophical essays from the mid 1970s to the late 1990s, whose unifying theme is the relation between mind and ... More


Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth

Colin McGinn

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241811
eISBN:
9780191598029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241813.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book discusses the nature of identity, existence, predication, necessity, and truth. Its main claims are that identity, existence, and truth are logical properties, that predicates are singular ... More


Questions of Character

Berys Gaut

in Art, Emotion and Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263219
eISBN:
9780191718854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263219.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter criticizes an argument of Wayne Booth, which defends ethical criticism in terms of the notion of befriending a work's implied author. It then defends the moral beauty view, which holds ... More


The Imagined Seeing Thesis

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, there is a discussion of some fundamental questions about the nature of our perceptual/imaginative relationship to the fictions depicted in movies. First, it is argued that viewers ... More


Stages of Thought: A. D. NUTTALL (2007), Shakespeare the Thinker; A. D. NUTTALL (2007), Shakespeare the Thinker; Colin McGinn (2006), Shakespeare’s Philosophy: Discovering Colin McGinn (2006), Shakespeare’s Philosophy: Discovering the Meaning Behind the Plays; TZACHI ZAMIR (2007), Double the Meaning Behind the Plays; TZACHI ZAMIR (2007), Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the books Shakespeare the Thinker (2007), by A. D. Nuttall; Shakespeare's Philosophy: Discovering the Meaning Behind the Plays (2006), by Colin McGinn; and Double Vision: Moral ... More


The Scientific Image-ination

in Image and Reality: Kekule, Kopp, and the Scientific Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226723327
eISBN:
9780226723358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723358.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The philosopher of mind Colin McGinn has argued for the importance of what is known as the image-ination, or the ability to form and manipulate mental images having no direct correlation with visual ... More


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