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The Constitutive Thesis and the Causal Thesis

Keith Hossack

in The Metaphysics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206728
eISBN:
9780191709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206728.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter returns to the question of whether knowledge really is a simple and fundamental relation. An alternative hypothesis is the following Constitutive Thesis: To know that A is nothing over ... More


Consuming Rhetoric: How Southern Food Speaks

Ashli Que Sinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

in Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter details the concept of identity and places the book within the tradition of rhetorical scholarship. It argues that Southern food is a constitutive rhetoric, creating a people based on ... More


A Troubled Region and its Possible Culinary Fix

Ashli Que Sinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

in Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter two surveys the rhetorical problem that the South faces, a complicated history marred by racial violence, segregation and discrimination, and economic inequality. Whether you are an African ... More


Garfinkel and Goffman via Simmel: parallels and divergences

Martyn Hammersley

in The radicalism of ethnomethodology: An assessment of sources and principles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124623
eISBN:
9781526138996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124623.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter compares the orientations of Garfinkel and Goffman. Their work is often regarded as similar, being concerned with the study of mundane patterns of social interaction. However, ... More


Cudworth and Normative Explanations

Mark Schroeder

in Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198713807
eISBN:
9780191782190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713807.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for the importance of competing theories about moral explanations by showing the role that they play in a familiar and tempting argument against voluntarist ethical theories that ... More


Knowledge and Sensory Knowledge in Hume’s Treatise

Graham Clay

in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume X

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192897442
eISBN:
9780191923890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897442.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

I argue that the Hume of the Treatise maintains an account of knowledge according to which (i) every instance of knowledge must be an immediately present perception (i.e., an impression or an idea); ... More


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