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Nature, freedom, and persons. Spaemann's philosophy of Selbstsein

Holger Zaborowski

in Robert Spaemann's Philosophy of the Human Person: Nature, Freedom, and the Critique of Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576777
eISBN:
9780191722295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576777.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents an explicit discussion of contemporary philosophy. Post-structuralist and analytical philosophy have shown an interesting convergence with respect to the notion of personal ... More


Natural Law and Contemporary Philosophy

Anthony J. Lisska

in Aquinas’s Theory of Natural Law: An Analytic Reconstruction

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269670
eISBN:
9780191683732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269670.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines natural law and contemporary philosophy in relation to the works of Thomas Aquinas. It discusses natural law jurisprudence and considers natural law meta-ethics. It identifies ... More


The Legacy of Twentieth-Century Philosophy of Science

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the twentieth-century roots of contemporary philosophy of science and its penchant for dealing with science as if science existed in a social/political/economic vacuum. It ... More


Introduction

Talbot Brewer

in The Retrieval of Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557882
eISBN:
9780191720918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557882.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This Introduction starts by discussing the purpose of looking at ethics in philosophy and examines the history of ethics in a wider context. Virtue ethics is mentioned in relation to Elizabeth ... More


Introduction

WILLIAM LUCY

in Philosophy of Private Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198700685
eISBN:
9780191706745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700685.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter situates the question about the nature of private law and the philosophical responses to it by doing two things. First, and somewhat predictably, by attempting to define key ... More


The Discourse of Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on how colonialism seems to have operated on contemporary Indian philosophy. The conclusion may be tentatively used to generalize and understand the larger impact of colonialism ... More


Conclusion

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter concludes with a look at the complexity of contemporary Indian philosophy and the nature of the postcolonial self. It also makes some clarifications regarding the terrain of contemporary ... More


Skeptical and Scientific “Post-philosophy”

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the thesis of the death of philosophy by focusing on the most radical antiphilosophers, which it calls the “post-contemporary philosophers.” In particular, it analyzes the ideas ... More


Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya: Relation between Science and Spiritualism

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the relation between science (matter) and metaphysics or philosophy (spirit), particularly modern science and the metaphysical aspect of contemporary Indian philosophy. It also ... More


“Saying and the Said”: Two Paradigms for the Same Subject

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a critique of two philosophical traditions—both the most widely practiced and the most different in style—within the context of the death of philosophy: Continental philosophy and ... More


Apophasis and Askêsis: Contemporary Philosophy and Mystical Theology

Ellsworth Jonathan

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the concepts of apophasis and askesis in mystical theology and contemporary philosophy. It provides some explanation for the revival of interest in ... More


The Next Problem

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume Two

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244868
eISBN:
9780191598210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824486X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Connects the two main strands of Wittgenstein's later philosophy discussed in Volume 2 in a number of ways and culminates in an abstract and general overview of the later works. Pears extracts the ... More


Epilogue: Contemporary Philosophy and the History of the Discipline

Christopher Moore

in Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195056
eISBN:
9780691197425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195056.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This concluding chapter provides a brief discussion of the relevance of this study to the way one might now think about philosophia and the history of philosophy in contemporary discussions of ... More


Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics of the Infinite

Richard Kearney

in Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Apart from the great masters of the history of philosophy—in particular Plato, Rene Descartes, and Immanuel Kant—the first contemporary ... More


Matter, motion, and Newtonian public science, 1695–1714

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

in Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Newton envisaged an immaterial, all-powerful, and active God at the head of the universe. The difference between deist and non-deist presentation of contemporary natural philosophy is ... More


Introduction

Tamler Sommers

in Relative Justice: Cultural Diversity, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139937
eISBN:
9781400840250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139937.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how cultural differences are deeply relevant contemporary debates about moral responsibility. This is because (1) contemporary philosophical ... More


The Antispeculative View: Habermas as an Example

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a critique of Jürgen Habermas’s contemporary philosophy, with particular emphasis on its “antispeculative” habitus. This “antispeculative” habitus is entirely structured around a ... More


Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Gabriel Rockhill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405355
eISBN:
9781474422321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the aim of rethinking the state and stakes of contemporary theory, Gabriel Rockhill critically works through some of the most important recent philosophical writings on the intertwined topics of ... More


Introduction

Mogens Lærke, Justin E. H. Smith, and Eric Schliesser

in Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The introduction explains the need for how an international, inclusive discussion about the range of different methodological approaches from different traditions of philosophy can be read alongside ... More


Construction and Analysis

P. F. Strawson

in Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587292
eISBN:
9780191728747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587292.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Two methods have been of dominant importance in post-war philosophizing. One involves turning away from the forms of common speech, while preserving much of the apparatus of the original programme of ... More


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