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Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Ryan Nichols

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The thesis that the mind cannot directly apprehend features of the physical world — what Thomas Reid calls the Way of Ideas — is a staple of Early Modern philosophical tradition. This commitment to ... More


The Divine Ideas and the Creation of the Cosmos

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

‘Exemplarism’ is the doctrine that the cosmos is created and ordered by God from divine Ideas. This way of thinking is sketched from Plato to the Cappadocian fathers. Maximus' doctrine of the logoi ... More


Perceptual Awareness Through Touch

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explains how Reid arrives at his appeal to suggestion by an argument from elimination. It then discusses his application of his theory of suggestion to tactile perception. Reid claims ... More


Visual Perception

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes Reid's theory of visual perception. Specifically, it determines the nature of Reid's theory of visual perception and its implications on a theory of perceptual knowledge. Vision ... More


Answering Molyneux

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes Reid's treatment of the Molyneux question. Molyneux's question can be presented in general form as this: ‘Were a blind person to be given sight, and were a cube and a sphere set ... More


Empiricism and the Way of Ideas

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter brings together some remarks upon Reid's methodological empiricism and attempts to set him apart from these predecessors. By placing thorough limitations upon natural philosophy, he ... More


Why no Platonistic Ideas of Artefacts? *

Sarah Broadie

in Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199289974
eISBN:
9780191711008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289974.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The discrepancy between evidence in the dialogues that Plato endorsed artefactual Ideas and evidence in Aristotle's Metaphysics that he excluded them has been the focus of intense interest. Much of ... More


Comments on Cottingham ‘Plato’s Sun and Descartes’s Stove’

DOUGLAS HEDLEY

in Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter comments on John Cottingham’s chapter on Platonism in Rene Descartes’ cosmology, metaphysics, and moral theory. It explains the concept of implicit Platonism as consisting in certain ... More


The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Dimitri Batrouni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour party has been largely defined by the battle of ideas between its left and right sections. This book chronicles those battles, highlighting the key ideas and people behind them since ... More


Introduction:: Hume's Cartesian Naturalism

Jerry A. Fodor

in Hume Variations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199287338
eISBN:
9780191700439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287338.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the purpose of the book, which is to argue that Hume was largely right about the architecture of the cognitive mind. Hume saw that accepting (what ... More


Conclusion:: Hume's Program (and Ours)

Jerry A. Fodor

in Hume Variations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199287338
eISBN:
9780191700439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287338.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

Hume's Treatise is the foundational document of modern cognitive science: it made explicit, for the first time, the project of constructing an empirical psychology on the basis of a representational ... More


Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation: Rethinking Ireland, 1954–75

Tomas Finn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085253
eISBN:
9781781704851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is concerned with political, intellectual and cultural developments in the context of assessments as to how Ireland was transformed during the 1950s and the 1960s. It analyses how Tuairim ... More


The Labour Party under Ed Miliband: Trying but failing to renew social democracy

Eunice Goes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090707
eISBN:
9781526109637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090707.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

When Ed Miliband was elected leader of the Labour Party in 2010 he sought to turn the page on New Labour and use the global financial crisis as an opportunity to renew social democracy. With great ... More


Republic V–VII

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter endeavours to demonstrate the relevance of the epistemological and metaphysical doctrines of books V, VI, and VII for Plato’s ethics. Firstly, the role played by the analysis of the ... More


The Dialectic of Divinity

J. N. Findlay

in Kant and the Transcendental Object: A Hermeneutic Study

Published in print:
1981
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246381
eISBN:
9780191680960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246381.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Kant's critique of transcendental theology, perhaps the most shatteringly influential and also the most seriously misunderstood of all sides of his philosophy. In it he has ... More


Malebranche: Ideas and Self‐Knowledge

Nicholas Jolley

in The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238195
eISBN:
9780191597824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238193.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Malebranche is sometimes classified as a Cartesian, but on the issue of self‐knowledge he departs radically from Descartes; Malebranche completely rejects the thesis that the mind is better known ... More


Immanent Critique

Cheri Lynne Carr

in Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

From a practical point of view, immanent critique is the evaluation of our selves at the level described by the faculties. It is the evaluation of our “subjective presuppositions,” the goal of which ... More


The Multifaceted Structure of Ideas and the Priority of Thought

Yitzhak Y. Melamed

in Spinoza's Metaphysics: Substance and Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195394054
eISBN:
9780199347476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394054.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

The clarification and setting apart of the two doctrines of parallelism (see Chapter Five) puts me in a position to present my second major thesis and address one of the most interesting and ... More


Updating Baudelaire for the Radio Age: The Refractive Poetics of “The Pleasures of Merely Circulating”

J. Stan Barrett

in Broadcasting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Ideas of Order, abstraction becomes Wallace Stevens's mechanism for coping with his desire to be socially engaged while satisfying a much stronger desire to distance his own thinking from the ... More


The Priority of Events: Deleuze's Logic of Sense

Sean Bowden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643592
eISBN:
9780748652624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643592.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book shows how the Deleuzian event should be understood in terms of the broader metaphysical thesis that substances are ontologically secondary with respect to events. It achieves this through a ... More


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