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Other Coherence Theories

Erik J. Olsson

in Against Coherence: Truth, Probability, and Justification

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199279999
eISBN:
9780191602665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279993.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Other accounts of coherence are described and compared with the present theory. They include those of Nicholas Rescher, Donald Davidson, Keith Lehrer, and Paul Thagard, whereby the latter’s theory of ... More


The Axiarchic Argument

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Notwithstanding its apparently anti-realist character, traditionally idealism in ethics has also been characterized by a strongly realist vein; a metaphysical insistence that a place must be found ... More


Alien Phenomenology

Ian Bogost

in Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678976
eISBN:
9781452948447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678976.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the concept of alien phenomenology. SETI’s (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) fundamental assumption states that if there is life in the universe, it ought to be able to ... More


Three Ways in Which Space and Time Could Be Transcendentally Ideal

Leslie Stevenson

in Inspirations from Kant: Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199778225
eISBN:
9780190267629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778225.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay considers three ways in which space and time could be transcendentally ideal. In particular, it examines Immanuel Kant’s argument, spelled out in the Transcendental Aesthetic, the first ... More


The Ethics of Idealization

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In common discourse, ‘idealists’ are those who believe in, pursue, or aspire to the highest standards, principles, and purposes. It might be objected that ‘idealism’ in this popular sense is ... More


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