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Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Zed Adams and Jacob Browning (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In his work, the philosopher John Haugeland (1945–2010) proposed a radical expansion of philosophy’s conceptual toolkit, calling for a wider range of resources for understanding the mind, the world, ... More


Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Michael Mack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book enquires into the problem of various oppositions between pure entities such as nature and society, body and mind, science and the arts, subjectivity and objectivity. It examines how works ... More


Introduction: The Philosophical Project

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Outlines the philosophical quest for reality, and how humans are related to the real world through perceptions, thoughts and beliefs. A discussion of what constitutes a metaphysical question is ... More


The Philosophical Conception of an Independent Reality

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Analyses the possibility of objective knowledge of an independent reality, characterised by its independence from knowledge and belief, through a process of testing the correspondence of beliefs to ... More


Engagement, Invulnerability, and Dissatisfaction

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues that the goals of the investigation into the relation between colours and independent reality lead to dissatisfaction. This arises because the metaphysical question cannot be fully answered. ... More


Davidson: Truth and Correspondence

Stephen Neale

in Facing Facts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247158
eISBN:
9780191598081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247153.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Discusses the philosophy of Donald Davidson, who appears to have brought the slingshot argument to the current prominence within philosophical discussions. It examines Davidson's semantic programme, ... More


The Objectivity Argument

Quassim Cassam

in Self and World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238959
eISBN:
9780191597176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238959.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines two versions of the Objectivity Argument. The concept version asserts that in order to think of one's perceptions as perceptions of objects in the weighty sense, one must ... More


Replies Part III: Truth, Objectivity, Realism, and Relativism: Blackburn, Shapiro, and Rovane

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The third reply here contains a discussion of the chapters of Blackburn, Shapiro, and Rovane on the topics of truth, objectivity, and relativism and offers an opportunity to revisit some of the main ... More


The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography

Mark Evan Bonds

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190068479
eISBN:
9780190068509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068479.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The “Beethoven syndrome” is the inclination of listeners to hear music as the projection of a composer’s inner self. Beethoven’s music was a catalyst for this change, but only in retrospect, for it ... More


Alfred Döblin’s literary cases about women and crime in Weimar Germany

Alison Lewis

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter investigates examples of literary case studies by Alfred Döblin, a medical doctor and a main representative of the 1920s ‘New Objectivity’ aesthetic movement in Weimar Germany. Like ... More


Modern Chromatics: Ogden Rood and the Wrong-Workings of the Eye

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter details the transformation of color science from an objective, physical science to a subjective, psychophysical science through a focus on Ogden Rood’s textbook, Modern Chromatics ... More


Modernism and the Isolation of Nazi Culture

Pamela M. Potter

in Art of Suppression: Confronting the Nazi Past in Histories of the Visual and Performing Arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520282346
eISBN:
9780520957961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282346.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Opening with a survey of the challenges to understanding the term modernism and the particular complications of German culture’s negotiation with modernization, this chapter goes on to identify how ... More


In Images We Trust? Representation and Objectivity in the Digital Age

Emma K. Frow

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In recent years, editors of several high-profile science journals, including Science and Nature, have expressed concern about the ease with which image-processing software (particularly Photoshop) ... More


The Epistemological Self—The Self of Neural Instantiation

Stanley B. Klein

in The Two Selves: Their Metaphysical Commitments and Functional Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199349968
eISBN:
9780199369454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349968.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

In Chapter 2, I describe the neuro-cognitive aspect of self and present evidence for the functional independence of its component systems (e.g., semantic self facts, semantic trait knowledge, and ... More


Before the War: The Avant-garde, Film, and the Utopia of Art

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Using the examples of Eisenstein's theories of montage and the visual ideas of New Objectivity, the chapter describes how the “utopia of film” was formulated in poetic concepts by twentieth-century ... More


Eye Witnesses

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the idea of an eyewitness as a literary device of authentication. It compares the use of such an eyewitness in the fourth gospel and other contemporary literature (namely the ... More


Objectivity: A Bulwark against Bias

Catherine Z. Elgin

in True Enough

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

An account is procedurally objective just in case it is either impersonal or impartial. This is compatible with its being perspectival. As van Fraassen argues, science must be perspectival if it is ... More


In-group identity and the challenges of ethnographic research

Yunis Alam

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises the issue of biography, identity and the negotiation of insider/outsider relationships between the researcher and research subjects. The challenges faced by an ‘engaged’ ... More


Introduction

Zed Adams and Jacob Browning

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introduction revisits a number of Haugeland’s most influential essays and organizes them around five themes: holism about the mental, the dependence of intentionality on sociality; the mind as ... More


Competence over Being as Existing: The Indispensability of Haugeland’s Heidegger

Steven Crowell

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The paper explains why Haugeland’s interpretation of Heidegger is indispensable for understanding Heidegger’s work; why his Heideggerian account of commitment is indispensible for understanding what ... More


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