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* THEORY FACADES

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Because classical demands on conceptual understanding are quite strong and can prove potentially inhibiting within a scientific context, various philosopher/scientists in the late 19th century ... More


Conceptual Innovation and Environmental Policy

James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter present a general introduction to the issue of conceptual innovation in environmental policy. It argues that attention to concepts is important for understanding argument and practice in ... More


Conceptual Innovation and the Future of Environmental Policy

James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter provides a conclusion to the volume. It begins by synthesising some of the main findings of the eleven individual concept studies. It then considers the light these studies shed on ... More


Activist Political Theory and Avant-Garde Agency

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores two key components of activist political theory: the dialectical method and the concept of the avant-garde. Combining features from both ideal and nonideal approaches, and ... More


The Conceptual Repertoire of Environmental Policy

James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the evolution of concepts used in the environmental policy domain since the emergence of modern environmental governance. It includes a general discussion of environmental ... More


Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Graham Jones and Jon Roffe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The philosophy of Gilles Deleuze is increasingly gaining the prestige that its inventiveness calls for in the Anglo-American theoretical context. His wide-ranging works on the history of philosophy, ... More


Introduction

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the role of avant-garde political agency in constructing an appropriate account of the relation between normative principles and political agency. The case of global justice ... More


The Birth of the Environment and the Evolution of Environmental Governance

James Meadowcroft

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The concept of the environment is today so closely interwoven into political argument that it is hard to imagine a world without it. But the contemporary understanding of the environment as a nature ... More


Mind–World Relations: Action, Perception, Knowledge

Ernest Sosa

in Epistemology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183268
eISBN:
9781400883059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183268.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses how people often appeal to what they would ordinarily say, and even to what they would ordinarily think, in the exercise of generally shared concepts. When one wonders about ... More


Conceptual Emergence

Paul Humphreys

in Emergence: A Philosophical Account

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190620325
eISBN:
9780190620356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620325.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Philip Anderson’s influential article “More Is Different” is examined and its recommendation of adopting a constructionist rather than a reductionist approach is discussed. It is argued that Anderson ... More


Global History and Historical Sociology

Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Prospect of Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter argues that global history is not a self-contained field but one in need of theoretical and terminological support from various parts of the systematic social sciences. A strong ... More


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