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Patriotism and Sentimentality

Eamonn Callan

in Creating Citizens: Political Education and Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292586
eISBN:
9780191598913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292589.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The inculcation of patriotism is often construed as a curb on the development of critical reason, and hence, as repugnant to any conception of political education that valorizes autonomy. This view ... More


Reason and the First Person

Tyler Burge

in Knowing Our Own Minds

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241408
eISBN:
9780191598692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241406.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The first part of the paper focuses on the role played in thought and action by possession of the first‐person concept. It is argued that only one who possesses the I concept is in a position to ... More


Self and Self-Understanding: Lecture III: Self-Understanding

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Self‐Understanding’ (2007, 2011) explains how immunity to brute error in self‐knowledge is constitutive to applicability of norms of critical reason and morality. The essay argues that if all an ... More


Our Entitlement to Self-Knowledge

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Our Entitlement to Self‐Knowledge’ (1996) argues that given the role that self‐knowledge plays in a familiar structure of critical reasoning (described in the essay), the relevant self‐knowledge ... More


Self and Self-Understanding: Lecture II: Self and Constitutive Norms

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Self and Constitutive Norms’ (2007, 2011) expands the methodology of ‘Our Entitlement to Self‐Knowledge’. The essay assumes that a type of self‐understanding is constitutive to being a self. By ... More


Reason and the First Person

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Reason and the First Person’ (1998) argues that a use for the first‐person concept is guaranteed and legitimated by understanding what a reason is. Two aspects of understanding what a reason is are ... More


Reflection

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

 ‘Reflection’ (2004) discusses the traditional conception of reflection, highlighting Kant’s anticipation of a more adequate conception. Towards developing a positive conception, three examples of ... More


To Follow the Argument where it Leads: An Antiquarian View of the Aim of Academic Freedom at the University of Chicago

Richard A. Shweder

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines academic freedom at the University of Chicago, which proudly thinks of itself as a Socratic, free-thinking, and contentious institution. More specifically, it considers the ... More


Self-Knowledge for Philosophers

Quassim Cassam

in Self-Knowledge for Humans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Recent philosophical accounts of self-knowledge have concentrated on particular self-knowledge, knowledge of one’s particular mental states. For Burge, particular self-knowledge is necessary for ... More


Love from the Point of View of the Universe: Walt Whitman and the Utilitarian Imagination

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Power, Prose, and Purse: Law, Literature, and Economic Transformations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190873455
eISBN:
9780190873486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873455.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A surprising connection was recently discovered between the proper Victorian philosopher Henry Sidgwick, great Utilitarian theorist, and Walt Whitman. I explore the deep affinity between ... More


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