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Introduction

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to delineate and to practice a particularly austere form of naturalism. It coins a new term, ‘Second ... More


Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Mary Louise Gill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plato famously promised a final dialogue in the series Sophist-Statesman, a series aiming to define three sorts of experts — the sophist, statesman, and philosopher — but the final dialogue on the ... More


Introduction

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Introduction asks why the final dialogue in the series Theaetetus-Sophist-Statesman-Philosopher is missing and considers the portrait of the philosopher it would have contained. Plato left the ... More


The Contest between Heraclitus and Parmenides

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 3 argues that a second round of the philosophical exercise concerns the form of being, the philosopher’s object, and spans parts of the Theaetetus and Sophist. Plato’s Socrates presents two ... More


Emerson' s Voice Dewey Beyond Hegel and Darwin

Naoko Saito

in The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the debate involving Dewey's philosophy of growth and Ralph Waldo Emerson, whom Dewey calls the “Philosopher of Democracy”. Emerson is the source of ... More


Pardoning Revolution The 1660 Act of Oblivion and Hobbes’s Recentering of Sovereignty

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The philosopher Thomas Hobbes turned the conception of sovereignty toward the generality of lawgiving rather than the singularity of judgment, a displacement that paved the path for the transfer of ... More


Thought and memory

John Harris

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

What is bioethics for, indeed what is ethics for? This introductory biographical essay gives some sense of what I have been trying to do in my life in bioethics and of some of the influences and ... More


De Philosophia ex oraculis: Soteriological Structure and Contents

Michael Bland Simmons

in Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190202392
eISBN:
9780190202415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202392.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter analyzes pertinent fragments of Porphyry’s De philosophia ex oraculis to show the weakness of Gustavus Wolff’s original thematic classification of the three books and to argue that the ... More


In the Tradition

Bruce I. Blum

in Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Fifty years ago there were no stored-program binary electronic computers. Indeed, in the mid 1940s computer was a job description; the computer was a person. Much has happened in the ensuing ... More


Higher Education

Nicholas D. Smith

in Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842835
eISBN:
9780191878756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842835.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Explains the curricula included in the proposed higher education of the future rulers: arithmetic, geometry, stereometry, astronomy, harmony, and dialectic. Once again addresses questions of what ... More


Plato, Forms, and Moral Motivation

Iakovos Vasiliou

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 49

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198749516
eISBN:
9780191842818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749516.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Most scholars believe that in dialogues such as the Republic and Phaedrus Plato presents a moral psychology that is more sophisticated and plausible than Socrates’ intellectualism by allowing for ... More


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