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Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Charles S. Chihara

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A continuation of the study of mathematical existence begun in Ontology and the Vicious‐Circle Principle (published in 1973); in the present work, Quine's indispensability argument is rebutted by the ... More


The Moderate Era in Indian Politics

B. R. Nanda

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195616187
eISBN:
9780199081370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195616187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This work presents a Dadabhai Naoroji Memorial Prize Fund lecture to the general public. ‘The Moderate Era in Indian Politics’ was delivered under the auspices of the Prize Fund by Mr B.R. Nanda on ... More


Drum Ecclesiastic

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In June 1751 David Hume wrote to Michael Ramsay in reference to Henry Home's recent Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion. Thus early began the campaign of the religiously zealous ... More


The Bard and the Church

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In Edinburgh, the Moderate clergy rallied patriotically around their brother poet. The literary triumvirate of the Select Society, Lord Elibank, Lord Kames, and Mr David Hume, offered suggestions; ... More


The voice of Laudianism? Polemic and ideology in Heylyn’s 1630s writings

Anthony Milton

in Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the dominant themes in the published works of Peter Heylyn during the 1630s, particularly those relating to the English Reformation, Puritanism, Roman Catholicism and the ... More


Enlightened Age

John M. Dixon

in The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the beginnings of Enlightenment and the intellectual relationship between Scotland and America, along with Cadwallader Colden's role in the development of a transatlantic ... More


Radical Human Enhancement as a Transformative Change

Nicholas Agar

in Truly Human Enhancement: A Philosophical Defense of Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026635
eISBN:
9780262318976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026635.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter describes a collection of technologies that may soon radically enhance human capacities. Radical enhancement improves significant attributes and abilities to levels that greatly exceed ... More


A Defense of Truly Human Enhancement

Nicholas Agar

in Truly Human Enhancement: A Philosophical Defense of Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026635
eISBN:
9780262318976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026635.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter defends enhancements of a lesser degree than radical enhancements. The failures of imagination and identification that prevent us from fully valuing radically enhanced experiences and ... More


From Moderate Indonesia to Indonistan

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The focus of Chapter 5 is how the acts of religious improvisation intersect with political attempts to present Indonesia internationally as a “moderate” Muslim nation that is different from the ... More


Politics Calling

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at Motilal’s term in the Moderate party. It first examines his presidential speech for the third United Provinces Social Conference, where he talked about social reform and the ... More


Reforms on the Anvil 1

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The issue of constitutional reforms seemed to have receded to the background in the wake of the controversy generated by the deportation of Lajpat Rai and the Moderate–Extremist conflict. But it was ... More


‘The Greatest Indian’

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0042
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the tributes to Gokhale after his death and reviews his many achievements during his career. The Statesman reported on 21 February 1915 that ‘Mr Gokhale was the greatest leader ... More


The Moderate Era in Indian Politics

B. R. Nanda

in The Moderate Era in Indian Politics

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195616187
eISBN:
9780199081370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195616187.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Moderate Era in Indian politics covered the last two decades of the nineteenth century and the first two decades of the twentieth century. The Moderate leaders are now often forgotten or ... More


Introduction

Craig Smith

in Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 1 includes a biography of Adam Ferguson and examines the various critical interpretations of his thought. It concludes that each of these, stoic, civic republican, natural jurisprudence, ... More


Learning from a Century of Planning Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the impact of planning politics on the public interest by focusing on the case of Montgomery County and its land use policy. In particular, it considers Montgomery's pioneering ... More


Levellers and the army: England’s freedom, soldiers’ rights

Rachel Foxley

in The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the evidence for Leveller influence on the politicization of the New Model Army in 1647 and follows the question of Leveller links with the army radicals through the Putney ... More


Multiculturalism and Moderate Secularism1

Tariq Modood

in The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474419086
eISBN:
9781474435291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The ‘post-secular’ or a ‘crisis of secularism’ is, in Western Europe, crucially to do with the reality of multiculturalism. Not just the fact of new ethno-religious diversity but the presence of a ... More


Constructing Theories

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that Kantian constructivism may help contemporary political theorists generate new ideas and principles. The chapter isolates four activities of constructivism: inventing ... More


The Moderate Hegemony of Liberal Realism

Matt Sleat

in Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can liberal realism justifies its claim to being a legitimate form of political authority once it has abandoned the consensus vision of the political± What distinguishes liberal realism as a form ... More


Introduction

Ryu Susato

in Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748699803
eISBN:
9781474416207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699803.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Introduction takes up the debate over whether it is preferable to conceive of ‘the Enlightenment’ or several ‘enlightenments’. Through a survey of recent scholarship on this topic this chapter ... More


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