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The Rationality of Natural Theology

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The central question of Chapter 5 is to which type of rationality natural theology (also called rational theology) should aspire. Many types of rationality are identified, and various notions of ... More


Analogy, Metaphor, and Coherence

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Theism can be an existential hypothesis confirmable by empirical evidence only if the reference of the proper name ‘God’ can be spelled out in words that are mostly used literally. However, it is ... More


Ultimate Explanation and Prior Probability

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Suppose for the sake of argument that theism is a meaningful and coherent theory with predictive power. Then we should wonder how probable it is that theism is true, given the total evidence for and ... More


Parallels between Wh and Focus

Silvio Cruschina

in Discourse-Related Features and Functional Projections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759613
eISBN:
9780199932658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759613.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter it is proposed that the position of the focus within the clause depends on the peripheral focus projection with which the relevant discourse‐related feature is associated, either at ... More


Introduction

David Roche

in Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Opening with a discussion prompted by Steffen Hantke’s stimulating introduction to American Horror Film (2010), the introduction takes up Laurent Jullier’s argument (2002) that judging a film entails ... More


How the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Impeded the Advance of Knowledge (and What to Do About It)

William T. Carpenter

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia is best viewed as a clinical syndrome, without compelling evidence of a homogeneous disease. Most investigations over the past century, however, have been designed without addressing ... More


Matrices

Stephen K. Reed

in Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529003
eISBN:
9780197529034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529003.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A matrix organizes categories along two dimensions, such as actions and objects, to combine both dimensions. The periodic table of elements is an example that greatly advanced the science of ... More


Psychotic Disorders and the Neurodevelopmental Continuum

Michael J. Owen

in Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter considers adult psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and bipolar disorder) and childhood neurodevelopmental disorders (autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability). The primary ... More


Neurodevelopmental Disorders: What Is to Be Done?

Stephan Heckers, Steven E. Hyman, Thomas Bourgeron, Bruce N. Cuthbert, Raquel E. Gur, Cynthia Joyce, Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Michael J. Owen, and Matthew W. State

in Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Autism and schizophrenia are associated with abnormalities in brain development, the genetic and environmental risk factors of which are just now being discovered. How can these advances be ... More


The Ethical: A Fossil Fuel Ethic

Thomas Princen

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

A politics of fossil fuel exit, of deliberately accelerating a society’s withdrawal from oil, gas, and coal dependence ahead of a geologic imperative, ahead even of economic and financial ... More


Measures of noncompactness and related properties

Kazimierz Goebel and Stanisław Prus

in Elements of Geometry of Balls in Banach Spaces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827351
eISBN:
9780191866265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827351.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Attempts to classify properties of the ball B, or the space X, utilizing the notion of measures of noncompactness are presented. They are connected with the Kadec–Klee property. Measures of ... More


IUCN Red List of Threatened Primate Species

Alison Cotton, Fay Clark, Jean P. Boubli, and Christoph Schwitzer

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is currently the most comprehensive source of data on the global conservation status of animal, fungi, and plant taxa. The Primate Specialist Group (PSG), part ... More


Psychiatric nosology and cognitive enhancement

Dan J. Stein

in Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

There has been renewed interest in psychiatric classification, with the recent development of the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the 11th edition of ... More


Too Thin and Too Rich: Distinguishing Features of Legal Positivism*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Too Thin and Too Rich: Distinguishing Features of Legal Positivism,” tackles the question of what amounts to legal positivism and whether drawing the line between it and other approaches is very ... More


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