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On the Possibility of Panexperientialism

Gregg Rosenberg

in A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168143
eISBN:
9780199850075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168143.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Panexperientialism is the view that experience exists throughout nature and that mentality is not essential to it. In this chapter, the possibility of panexperientialism is examined by looking on its ... More


Paradoxes for Liberal Naturalism

Gregg Rosenberg

in A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168143
eISBN:
9780199850075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168143.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The previous chapters cited puzzles and tensions that Liberal Naturalism had encountered beyond those associated with orthodox psychology and neuroscience. This chapter explores five further issues ... More


Wavering in Delight: Time, Progress, and the Turn of the Century in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie

Myrto Drizou

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, Drizou argues that Theodore Dreiser’s novel Sister Carrie (1900) questions the rationalization of modern progress by depicting the turn of the century as a moment that wavers between ... More


Natural History Periodicals and Changing Conceptions of the Naturalist Community, 1828–65

Geoffrey Belknap

in Science Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Constructing Scientific Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226676517
eISBN:
9780226683461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683461.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the changing visions for one of the first subject specialist periodical formats of the nineteenth century, the natural history periodical. It follows three broadly differing ... More


Introduction

Gowan Dawson and Bernard Lightman

in Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226109503
eISBN:
9780226109640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109640.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introduction begins by recovering the prehistory of the terms scientific naturalism and scientific naturalist, attempting to reclaim them as authentic actors’ categories. It also assesses their ... More


The Accidental Cartoonist: Larson’s Life and Career

Kerry D. Soper

in Gary Larson and The Far Side

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter one is about Gary Larson’s life and career. First, the author looks into Larson’s childhood in Tacoma, Washington, tracing the connections between his unconventional upbringing and the themes ... More


. The Slow Death (and Resurrection) of Natural History

John G. T. Anderson

in Deep Things out of Darkness: A History of Natural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273764
eISBN:
9780520954458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

In which we return to the original subject: the role of natural history in both science and human affairs. The legacy of past naturalists is explored, and the importance of long-term data sets is ... More


Philosophical Receptions of the Grammar of Assent, 1960‒2012

Frederick D. Aquino

in Receptions of Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on the philosophical receptions of the Grammar of Assent, especially from 1960 to 2012. It draws attention to what people have said about the philosophical relevance, and aim, of ... More


Analytical Naturalism and Subjectivism

Samuel Scheffler

in On What Matters: Volume Two

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199572816
eISBN:
9780191809866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199572816.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter provides a philosophical discussion of Analytical Naturalism and Subjectivism. It first considers several types of metaethical view, namely: Semi-Cognitivism, Cognitivism, Nihilism, ... More


Naturalism and Nihilism

Samuel Scheffler

in On What Matters: Volume Two

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199572816
eISBN:
9780191809866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199572816.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter looks in detail at Naturalism and Nihilism, first by applying the Triviality Objection to Non-Analytical Naturalism about reasons. If normativity is best conceived as involving reasons ... More


Rationalism

Samuel Scheffler

in On What Matters: Volume Two

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199572816
eISBN:
9780191809866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199572816.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes Rationalism. The Naturalist Argument for Normative Skepticism has several strands: our normative epistemic beliefs were often advantageous, by causing us to have true worldly ... More


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