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Introduction

John Kekes

in The Human Condition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588886
eISBN:
9780191595448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588886.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The aim of the book is to present and defend a secular view of the human condition. This view is pluralist, not absolutist; rationalist, not relativist; fallibilist, not skeptical or dogmatic; ... More


Interest and Learning

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology's oldest writings about interest come from the field of education. This chapter reviews research on how interest affects learning, with an emphasis on reading and text processing. Interest ... More


Perception and Truth

Brian O'Shaughnessy

in Consciousness and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Perception is here differentiated from the discovery‐experience that we describe as ‘perceiving that . . .’, the claim being that perception is of things (broadly conceived) and not of propositions. ... More


Interlude The Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Michael Epperson

in Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223190
eISBN:
9780823235551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223190.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Even if mathematics explicates complex knowledge, it is grounded in modest insight, which makes it compatible with Whitehead’s desiderata. This tool, at some level, is ... More


The Correlation of Quantum Mechanics and Whitehead’s Philosophy

Michael Epperson

in Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223190
eISBN:
9780823235551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223190.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

An ontological interpretation is distinguished from other interpretations when it demonstrates the form among the facts of human experience through imaginative ... More


Chinese Boxes and Learning Cubes: Action Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context *

Max Boisot and Michel Fiol

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Learning Cube is a simple diagnostic tool that can be used to analyze and evaluate training programs. It comprises three dimensions: (1) abstraction-concreteness; (2) direction-autonomy; (3) ... More


The Significance of the State

V. S. Soloviev

in Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter's essay talks about an individual's inalienable right to existence and perfection and argues that this moral right becomes possible only if its actual implementation does not depend ... More


Nature and a True Artist (n.d.)

Henry Bugbee

David W. Rodick (ed.)

in Wilderness in America: Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275359
eISBN:
9780823277308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275359.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Nature and a True Artist explores the intimate line of continuity between humankind and nature – a potentiating experience of “reciprocal strengthening” and “mutual support” – offering the ... More


Concreteness and Critique

Michael Hampe

in What Philosophy Is For

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226365282
eISBN:
9780226365312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365312.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues against the idea that a concrete reality that conceptual or linguistic universals have not prestructured is inaccessible. Moving forward with this critique, it engages with ... More


Abstract and Concrete Modernity

William S. Allen

in Aesthetics of Negativity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The style of Blanchot’s writing can be understood by examining the changes that take place between the two versions of Thomas l’Obscur, where the later version appears to be more abstract. Doing so ... More


Why Assumptions in Organization Theory Do Not Work for Explaining Organizing in a World on the Move

Tor Hernes

in A Process Theory of Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199695072
eISBN:
9780191781629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695072.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter proposes six assumptions that underlie traditional organization theory that have been directed towards the view of organizations as stable, delineated entities circumscribed by ... More


Epilogue: Social Implications of the “Age of Anxiety”

Bettina Bergo

in Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Opening to further reflection, the epilogue recalls Franz Neumann’s 1954 arguments that anxiety arises in response to economic and cultural threats to identity and status, often paralyzing political ... More


A Cognitive Neuroscience View of Inner Language: To Predict and to Hear, See, Feel

H. Lœvenbruck, R. Grandchamp, L. Rapin, L. Nalborczyk, M. Dohen, P. Perrier, M. Baciu, and M. Perrone-Bertolotti

in Inner Speech: New Voices

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198796640
eISBN:
9780191866869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796640.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The nature of inner language has long been under the scrutiny of humanities, through the practice of introspection. The use of experimental methods in cognitive neurosciences provides complementary ... More


Conceptualizing Nature

Adam Pryor

in Living with Tiny Aliens: The Image of God for the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288311
eISBN:
9780823290369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288311.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores how astrobiology invites us to reconceptualise ‘nature.’ It explores how the constitutive mutuality the Anthropocene opens for our environmental imagination—between nature and ... More


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