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Moral Inconsistency

Robert Merrihew Adams

in A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207510
eISBN:
9780191708824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207510.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Experiments and conclusions of ‘situationist’ social psychology have been seen by some as grounds for doubting that there are any virtues or vices, or more broadly any traits of character, at all. ... More


What Cognitive State Does Indicative Speech Express?

L. JONATHAN COHEN

in An Essay on Belief and Acceptance

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236047
eISBN:
9780191679179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236047.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

When someone issues a particular statement, the question remains whether such should be interpreted as an acceptance or as a belief, and such matters may be related to the distinction between ... More


Intersubjectivity—mutual management of cognitive states

Arie Verhagen

in Constructions of Intersubjectivity: Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226702
eISBN:
9780191706646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226702.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that solving small grammatical puzzles involves some fundamental decisions on basic assumptions about human language and especially meaning. The work shows that the fact that a ... More


A Mixed-Filter Algorithm for Dynamically Tracking Learning from Multiple Behavioral and Neurophysiological Measures

Todd P. Coleman, Marianna Yanike, Wendy A. Suzuki, and Emery N. Brown

in The Dynamic Brain: An Exploration of Neuronal Variability and Its Functional Significance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393798
eISBN:
9780199897049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393798.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Learning is a dynamic process generally defined as a change in behavior as a result of experience. Behavioral performance is commonly measured with continuous variables (reaction times) as well as ... More


The Logical Problem in Animal Mindreading Research

Robert W. Lurz

in Mindreading Animals: The Debate over What Animals Know about Other Minds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016056
eISBN:
9780262298339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016056.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the logical problem in research on animal mindreading. It argues that there is currently no experimental approach that can determine whether animals are capable of attributing ... More


Epilogue

Robert W. Lurz

in Mindreading Animals: The Debate over What Animals Know about Other Minds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016056
eISBN:
9780262298339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016056.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

On the basis of the arguments presented in this book, it cannot be determined with certainty whether animals are capable of mindreading or complementary behavior reading. It is also not clear whether ... More


Stress, Coping, and Emotion Regulation

Barry M. Wagner

in Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the variability in the ways in which suicidal youths manage their emotions and cope with stress. First, it discusses the cognitive states associated with suicidal behavior, such ... More


Prefrontal function in schizophrenia: confounds and controversies

Daniel R. Weinberger and Karen Faith Berman

in The Prefrontal Cortex: Executive and Cognitive Functions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524410
eISBN:
9780191689192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524410.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the clinical and basic research that implicates prefrontal hypofunction in schizophrenia. Here, the chapter reviews functional neuroimaging studies of rCBF and of glucose ... More


The World of Qualia

Matjaž Potrč

in The Case for Qualia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232661
eISBN:
9780262286497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232661.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The discussion in this chapter is limited to the experiential world. Although the relation of qualia to the physical world remains unclear, it is argued here that qualia may well be whatever helps to ... More


Which emotions are basic?

JESSE PRINZ

in Emotion, Evolution, and Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528975
eISBN:
9780191689604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528975.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes a way to reconcile traditional ‘cognitive’ theories of emotion, which assign a central role to beliefs or other cognitive states such as appraisals, with evolutionary accounts ... More


Recollection and Innatism in the Phaedo

Gail Fine

in Essays in Ancient Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198746768
eISBN:
9780191809040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746768.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It’s often thought that the theory of recollection posits innate knowledge. Chapter 6 asks whether the Phaedo’s account of recollection does so. It also asks whether the argument for the claim that ... More


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