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Discursive and Non‐Discursive Thought

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter the relationship between non‐discursive and discursive thought is addressed. It is argued that non‐discursive thought has a multiple object and is nevertheless not propositional. The ... More


Intuitive Knowledge

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Insights into God, Immortality, Interrelationships, Love, Beauty and Emerging Wisdom.


The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why is intelligence so hard to define? Why is there no systematic or adequate theory of intelligence? This book argues that classic intelligence production has been premised on an ill-founded belief ... More


The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Max Deutsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a defense of the methods of analytic philosophy against a recent empirical challenge to the soundness of those methods. The challenge is raised by practitioners of “experimental ... More


Categories and Principles of the Understanding

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter introduces Kant’s theory of categories and corresponding principles. It explains and evaluates Kant’s attempt to derive his categories from forms of judgment. It also discusses in detail ... More


The Intuition of Distinctness

David Papineau

in Thinking about Consciousness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243822
eISBN:
9780191598166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243824.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Even materialists will admit that mind‐brain identity is counterintuitive. Some materialist philosophers think that this intuition is due to the plausibility of the standard antimaterialist ... More


Introduction

Victor Tadros

in The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This introduction sets up the problem of punishment, indicating why it requires serious philosophical investigation. It outlines the philosophical method of the book. Finally, it provides an overview ... More


Scientific Ontology and Speculative Ontology

Paul Humphreys

in Scientific Metaphysics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696499
eISBN:
9780191744983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696499.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides six arguments in favor of scientifically based ontology and against speculative ontology, a branch of analytic metaphysics. Parts of contemporary speculative ontology are ... More


Worldviews: A Whirlwind Tour

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Languages are more like searchlights than floodlights; they do not illuminate equally across the full range of the perceptual field. This generalization is ... More


Intelligence and Discourse Failure

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

in The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Intelligence as an activity and practice is an extremely complex process. It is this complexity that needs to be understood if intelligence institutions are to hope to diminish the force of discourse ... More


Outerness without Ontological Commitment

M. Chirimuuta

in Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Numerous authors have claimed that color relationism is simply not compatible with the deliverances of introspectible experience. But is the non-relationality of color as easily recovered from ... More


God and Moral Obligations

C. Stephen Evans

in God and Moral Obligation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199696680
eISBN:
9780191744266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696680.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that moral obligations are experienced as having a number of distinguishing characteristics, which collectively are described as the “Anscombe intuition,” since they are ... More


Intuitions and Counterexamples

Max Deutsch

in The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter identifies an important ambiguity in the claim that many philosophical arguments treat intuitions as evidence and a corresponding ambiguity in the term “intuition” itself. On one reading ... More


Still Deeper: The Non-Conscious Sublime or the Art and Science of Submergence

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Archaeology, before the birth of psychiatry, was the preeminent nineteenth-century science to embody both the act and the concept of delving. Strikingly, those two major interpreters of Western ... More


First Philosophy

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter clarifies several of Jankélévitch's core conceptions, including the instant and the interval, intuition, almost-nothing, and the I-know-not-what (je-ne-sais-quoi). Inspired by both the ... More


Resisting Reductive Realism

N. G. Laskowski

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 15

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859512
eISBN:
9780191891861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859512.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

Ethicists struggle to take reductive views seriously. Influential proponents of reductive views themselves admit as much. Ethicists also have trouble conceiving of some supervenience failures. ... More


Materials

Peter Nicholls

in George Oppen and the Fate of Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199678464
eISBN:
9780191803727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter affirms that George Oppen's last few years in Mexico were difficult ones and his return to poetry is simply not attributed to the ‘rust and copper dream’, which in its partly humorous ... More


Continuity and Intuition in Eighteenth-Century Analysis and in Kant

Daniel Sutherland

in The History of Continua: Philosophical and Mathematical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198809647
eISBN:
9780191846915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809647.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the status of geometrical and kinematic representations in the foundations of 18th century analysis and in Kant’s understanding of those foundations. It has two aims. First, ... More


Ecclesiological and Epistemological Contours of Neopatristic Theology

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701583
eISBN:
9780191771392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701583.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses Florovsky’s interpretation of the sources and norms of neopatristic theology, more specifically, scripture, tradition, divine revelation, and ecclesial experience. Florovsky ... More


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