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Sorting Out Ethics

R. M. Hare

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250326
eISBN:
9780191597602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is divided into three parts: in Part I, R. M. Hare offers a justification for the use of philosophy of language in the treatment of moral questions, together with an overview of his moral ... More


Who Is an Intuitionist?

J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood

in Enchanted America: How Intuition and Reason Divide Our Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226578477
eISBN:
9780226578644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226578644.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

An Intuitionist is defined via dozens of surveys about how, why, and when people are more likely to make the decisions they do. A set of core traits that differentiate where people reside on the ... More


The Problem of Existence in Mathematics

Charles S. Chihara

in Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Concerns the ‘problem of existence’ in mathematics: the problem of how to understand existence assertions in mathematics. The problem can best be understood by considering how Mathematical Platonists ... More


Intuitionism

R. M. Hare

in Sorting Out Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250326
eISBN:
9780191597602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250320.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Intuitionism, the second type of descriptivism, is the theory that the truth conditions of moral statements depend on irreducible moral properties, which must be defined in moral terms. The ... More


Developments in Idealist Ethics

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Although not destined to produce any new systems of equivalent stature to those of Green, Bradley, or Caird, idealist ethics did not simply cease at the turn of the century. Later idealist thinking ... More


Feeling White and Hating Foreigners

J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood

in Enchanted America: How Intuition and Reason Divide Our Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226578477
eISBN:
9780226578644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226578644.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter Six examines the links between ethnocentrism and Intuitionism. The links between the two relies on the type of ethnocentric attitudes involved. Nativist attitudes create a strong connection ... More


Introduction: All that Counts – Modernism, Fiction, Mathematics

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction establishes the theoretical grounds for the analysis of mathematics and modernism and situates the book within the critical contexts of modernism and science studies and literature ... More


Mathematics, Language, Structure: Hermann Broch, the Sleepwalkers

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2, focusing on Broch’s The Sleepwalkers, analyses relations between mathematics and turn-of-the-century scepticism of language and investigation of form. The novel trilogy engages with ... More


Mathematics, Epistemology, Ethics: Robert Musil, the Man Without Qualities

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 argues that mathematics in Musil’s The Man without Qualities not only exemplifies the side of rationality but also encompasses mystical elements and transitional states between these ... More


Reflective Equilibrium, Its Virtues and Its Limits

Sarah McGrath

in Moral Knowledge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198805410
eISBN:
9780191843488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805410.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

For many moral philosophers, the method of reflective equilibrium is the correct account of how moral inquiry should ideally be conducted; it stands at the very center of moral epistemology. I argue ... More


Beauvoir, Irigaray, and Philosophy

Dorothea E. Olkowski

in Differences: Re-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190275594
eISBN:
9780190275624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275594.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Luce Irigaray’s view of her relationship to Beauvoir’s work is that “there are important differences between our positions.” This should not be surprising given that these two philosophers belong to ... More


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