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Truth and Human Nature

Robert Hanna

in Kant, Science, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285549
eISBN:
9780191713965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285549.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter develops and defends four claims about Kant's theory of truth. The first is that Kant holds that ‘the accordance of my cognition with its object’ is the strictly and analytically ... More


Coherence as a Test For Truth

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the coherentism of the British Idealism, and in particular of F. H. Bradley, is importantly different from the sort of coherentism familiar in contemporary philosophy. For, ... More


The notion of enargeia in Hellenistic philosophy 1

Katerina Ierodiakonou

in Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696482
eISBN:
9780191738036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696482.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This paper sketches the development of the notion of enargeia from a term of ordinary language to a technical term in ancient epistemology, and in particular the shift that takes place in the ... More


Sense in the Making: Hermeneutical Practices of the Babylonian Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Focusing on the characters in the Talmud, the chapter applies renegotiates modern theories of sense and truth to describe the protocols of making the sense. If this process is no longer attributed to ... More


The Epistemology of Ptolemy’s On the Criterion

Mark J. Schiefsky

in Strategies of Argument: Essays in Ancient Ethics, Epistemology, and Logic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199890477
eISBN:
9780199345472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890477.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the use that the 2nd c. AD ancient Greek mathematician and astronomer Ptolemy makes of the concept of a ‘criterion’ in his On the Criterion, a seldom-studied work in ... More


The Patristic Norm and the Western Pseudomorphosis of Russian Theology

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701583
eISBN:
9780191771392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701583.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Florovsky’s application of the Greek patristic and Byzantine theological norm to the development of Russian theology constitutes his theological signature. The chapter begins by exploring different ... More


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