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Foreknowledge, Freedom, and Eternity: Part II Anselm's Solution

Katherin A. Rogers

in Anselm on Freedom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231676
eISBN:
9780191716089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231676.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, General

Anselm grants that divine foreknowledge does introduce a sort of necessity regarding a future free choice, but it is a ‘consequent’ necessity, which follows from the choice actually being made by the ... More


Subjunctive Conditionals: A Linguistic Analysis

Michela Ippolito

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019484
eISBN:
9780262314879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019484.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book proposes a compositional semantics for subjunctive (or would) conditionals in English that accounts for their felicity conditions and the constraints on the satisfaction of their ... More


The logical structure of the world

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/9780199273669.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter argues that ordinary physical objects stand in relations, with ground-consequent dependencies, and that these objects and relations admit of vague boundaries — all as in an abstract ... More


Valid Inference

Alexander Broadie

in Introduction to Medieval Logic

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240266
eISBN:
9780191680137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240266.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

Two propositions are in ‘logical sequence’ if one follows from the other, and they are in logical sequence if one is signified to follow from the other. Of two propositions signified to be in logical ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bennett

in A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258871
eISBN:
9780191597046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258872.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Gives an inconclusive discussion of how to define ‘conditional’. Conditionals fall into two groups (here reluctantly labelled ‘indicative’ and ‘subjunctive’), though there is dispute over just where ... More


Conditionals in context

Jonathan St B T Evans and David E Over

in If

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525134
eISBN:
9780191728174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525134.003.06
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Ordinary conditionals are not asserted in isolation. They are used in a context where a speaker communicates with a listener. This context includes the goals and motivations of the speaker and via ... More


Logical Fallacies as Bayesian Informational Shortcuts

Luciano Floridi

in The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833635
eISBN:
9780191872068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833635.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Information closure may help with the consistency of a database, so it is related to information quality. However, it cannot be used to expand such an information repository. For this, other forms of ... More


Philosophical Background Matters

Bradley E. Alger

in Defense of the Scientific Hypothesis: From Reproducibility Crisis to Big Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190881481
eISBN:
9780190093761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881481.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the rift between science and philosophy, but argues that scientists can benefit from philosophical insights without becoming philosophers. It presents an elementary ... More


First Movement: Moderato cantabile molto espressivo

Heinrich Schenker and John Rothgeb

in Piano Sonata in A♭ Major Op. 110: Beethoven's Last Piano Sonatas, An Edition with Elucidation, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199914227
eISBN:
9780190243623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914227.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This movement is in sonata form, which is distinguished especially by the nature of the connection from the First Theme to the Second Theme. The first thematic component, bars 1–4, is followed by a ... More


Old European Components in the Core Repertoire

Walter Zev Feldman

in Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Old European Components in the Core Dance Repertoire,” identifies key compositional structures in Renaissance dance music that that appear in the oldest surviving klezmer dance tunes from the early- ... More


The Requirement Of A Defect: Introductory Issues

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The removal of a requirement of proving negligence, which is usually regarded as the distinguishing feature of the system of strict liability introduced by Pt I of the Consumer Protection Act ... More


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