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Kant's Empirical Realism

Paul Abela

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242740
eISBN:
9780191697173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Immanuel Kant claims that transcendental idealism yields a form of realism at the empirical level. Polite silence might best describe the reception this assertion has garnered among even sympathetic ... More


From Principlism to Kantian Thoughts on Truth

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Nine relies on Subjective Principlism to disclose not a Kantian account of but instead Kantian thoughts on empirical truth in particular. The chapter illustrates how, for the Principled ... More


“Some Idea Had Seized the Sovereignty of His Mind”

Nathaniel Jason Goldberg

in Kantian Conceptual Geography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190215385
eISBN:
9780190215408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215385.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter Ten looks back at the full expanse of Kantianism not only in isolation but also in relation to the broader conceptual world. It thereby offers lessons for philosophers generally—Kantian or ... More


Jackson’s Non-Empirical Normative Truths

Derek Parfit

in On What Matters: Volume Three

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198778608
eISBN:
9780191853487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778608.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents some arguments on non-empirical normative truths. It considers the assumption that, if there were any non-natural normative truths, these truths would be about ontologically ... More


M. Hiriyanna, “The Problem of Truth” (1930)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents Mysore Hiriyanna's 1930 essay, “The Problem of Truth,” in which he tackles the nature of absolute truth in relation to the logical aspect of knowledge. Hiriyanna is best known ... More


Original Sin: “The Only Empirically Verifiable Doctrine of the Christian Faith”

Andrew S. Finstuen

in Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833360
eISBN:
9781469604572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898536_finstuen.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the shared conviction of Niebuhr, Graham, and Tillich regarding the empirical truth of the doctrine of original sin. For all three, the long history of humanity's inhumanity ... More


Knowledge in general

Georges Dicker

in Locke on Knowledge and Reality: A Commentary on An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190662196
eISBN:
9780190662233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662196.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explains: (1) Locke’s definition of knowledge as idea-agreement; (2) his four species of knowledge— identity/diversity, relation, co-existence/necessary connection, real existence; (3) ... More


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