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The Morphosyntactic Level

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter turns to the encoding of the distinctions made at the Interpersonal and Representational Levels in morphosyntactic form. The layered structure distinguishes Clause, Phrase, Word and ... More


Nietzsche and the Pyrrhonian Tradition

Jessica N. Berry

in Nietzsche and the Ancient Skeptical Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368420
eISBN:
9780199867479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368420.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter opens with a discussion of “historical influence” that intends to clarify the sense in which Nietzsche can be said to have been influenced by Pyrrhonism. Then, it presents the ... More


Categorical Forms with Negative, Complex, and Quantified Terms

A. N. Prior

in Formal Logic

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198241560
eISBN:
9780191680373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241560.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Just as modern logicians have built up an elaborate body of thought by introducing one complication after another into the elementary propositional calculus, so logicians of the older type introduced ... More


Validity Conditions and Analysed Propositions

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/9780198240266.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers the inferential power of categorical propositions where the structure of those propositions is taken into account. At the heart of the medieval theory of valid inference for ... More


Sextus Empiricus on Persuasiveness and Equipollence

Svavar Hrafn Svavarsson

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/9780199890477.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers a problem in understanding Sextus Empiricus’ account of Pyrrhonist skepticism. Sextus says that the skeptic suspends belief because he experiences contrary logoi or accounts ... More


Motion, Relativity, and Force

Richard T. W. Arthur

in Monads, Composition, and Force: Ariadnean Threads through Leibniz's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198812869
eISBN:
9780191850653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812869.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter traces the development of Leibniz’s thought on form as the principle of activity of bodies, from his earliest thoughts on motion as interrupted by rests, through his neo-Hobbesian theory ... More


C.S. Lewis’s Argument from Nostalgia: A New Argument from Desire

Todd Buras and Michael Cantrell

in Two Dozen (or so) Arguments for God: The Plantinga Project

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842215
eISBN:
9780190874445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842215.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter shows that in certain circumstances desires are a guide to possibility, and that, in these circumstances, human beings desire at least one state of affairs for which the existence of God ... More


 Quantifying Predicates, Singular Term Predicates, Negative Terms

Terence Parsons

in Articulating Medieval Logic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199688845
eISBN:
9780191768002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688845.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Ancient Philosophy

Medieval logicians expanded Aristotle’s notation; some rules naturally come along with the expansions. Predicates are quantified, as in ‘No donkey is every animal’, and negations are sprinkled ... More


Naturalizing Constraints: Equipollence and Continuity

Larry M. Jorgensen

in Leibniz's Naturalized Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198714583
eISBN:
9780191782824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714583.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces a methodological approach to naturalism––a way of structuring one’s theory to ensure that the overall naturalizing goal is met. The primary theoretical constraint is the ... More


Objects of Thought

Ian Rumfitt

in Meanings and Other Things

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684939
eISBN:
9780191765230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684939.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In The Things We Mean, Schiffer notes an asymmetry between ordinary singular terms and that-clauses: while we determine the truth of ‘Henri admires Braque’ by determining whether the referent of ... More


Silence, Skepticism, and Vulgar Theology: On Stern’s Maimonides

Daniel Davies

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy, Volume 3

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743798
eISBN:
9780191821011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743798.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Diverse interpretations of Maimonides’ Guide have abounded since it was first written. A recent school depicts Maimonides as a critical philosopher, in the Kantian mold, who was skeptical of claims ... More


Reasoning to Normative Belief

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Shape: A Theory of Practical Reasoning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805441
eISBN:
9780191843518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805441.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the first of two worked-out views that are opposed to mine, namely Joseph Raz’s claim that the only thing worth calling practical reasoning is reasoning to ‘practical beliefs’ ... More


The Mode of Disagreement

Stefan Sienkiewicz

in Five Modes of Scepticism: Sextus Empiricus and the Agrippan Modes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198798361
eISBN:
9780191871153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798361.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter distinguishes between two different principles (consistent with Sextus’ text) that connect the phenomenon of disagreement with the suspension of judgement and—correspondingly—two ... More


The Mode of Hypothesis

Stefan Sienkiewicz

in Five Modes of Scepticism: Sextus Empiricus and the Agrippan Modes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198798361
eISBN:
9780191871153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798361.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers an elucidation of the mode of hypothesis. Both the nature and the function of Sextan hypothesizing are clarified—its nature by unpacking Sextus’ characterization of the phenomenon ... More


The Mode of Infinite Regression

Stefan Sienkiewicz

in Five Modes of Scepticism: Sextus Empiricus and the Agrippan Modes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198798361
eISBN:
9780191871153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798361.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyses the mode of infinite regression. It argues that the main interpretations that have been given of the mode have been dogmatic ones, that is to say they have been interpretations ... More


The Mode of Reciprocity

Stefan Sienkiewicz

in Five Modes of Scepticism: Sextus Empiricus and the Agrippan Modes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198798361
eISBN:
9780191871153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798361.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers an account of the mode of reciprocity. It identifies the type of priority on which the mode turns and—similarly to Chapter 3—argues that the standard way in which the mode has ... More


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