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Legal Exegesis and Explication in the Pentateuchal Legal Corpora

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Provides a detailed consideration of legal exegesis and explication in the pentateuchal legal corpora. It begins with an exposition of these corpora and the conditions that are condition ... More


Original Meanings and Historical Interpretation

Nicholas Jardine

in The Scenes of Inquiry: On the Reality of Questions in the Sciences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250395
eISBN:
9780191681288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250395.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins by reviewing the question-oriented account of historical understanding of explaining scenes of inquiry, local reality, and interpretation. It follows with an argument of an ... More


Explication: Representations of the Abandonment in the Relations, the Letters, and the Vie

Mary Dunn

in The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l'Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267217
eISBN:
9780823272327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267217.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 gives an explication of the abandonment—a description of the abandonment, in other words, in terms that can be plausibly ascribed to Marie herself. Over time, Marie’s doubts about whether ... More


Nature and motivation of project. Doubts answered. Plato, Pears, Hobbes, comparison with State‐of‐Nature Theory in Political Philosophy. Evolutionary epistemology

Edward Craig

in Knowledge and the State of Nature: An Essay in Conceptual Synthesis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238799
eISBN:
9780191597237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238797.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Raises two problems for the standard approach to the concept of knowledge, which consists in attempting to provide an analysis in terms of necessary and sufficient conditions. First, it is difficult ... More


Being right by accident. All analyses insufficient. Blackburn: the Mirv/Pirv principle

Edward Craig

in Knowledge and the State of Nature: An Essay in Conceptual Synthesis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238799
eISBN:
9780191597237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238797.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The practical explication is employed to explain why accidental fulfilment of the conditions for knowledge leads us to withhold the ascription of it, and what is meant by accidental in this context. ... More


Carnap and the Caterpillar

Kitcher Philip

in Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899555
eISBN:
9780199980154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899555.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter shows how Carnap's conception of the proper goals and methods of philosophy can be used to support a pragmatist critique of some current tendencies in the philosophy of science. Carnap ... More


Explicating the notion of ‘causation’: The role of extensive quantities

Giovanni Boniolo, Rossella Faraldo, and Antonio Saggion

in Causality in the Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.003.0024
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter proposes an empirical explication of the notion of ‘causation’, which the chapter calls a generalized explication of ‘causation’ (GEC), based on the numerical balance between ... More


Fighting off a quid pro quo proposition

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter addresses a case of sexual misconduct that occurred in the workplace. This case involved Candie and her primary care physician, Dr. Mark Berger, who apparently asked for sexual favors ... More


Bayesian Philosophy of Science

Jan Sprenger and Stephan Hartmann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199672110
eISBN:
9780191881671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672110.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

“Bayesian Philosophy of Science” addresses classical topics in philosophy of science, using a single key concept—degrees of beliefs—in order to explain and to elucidate manifold aspects of scientific ... More


Ontology I: Genesis

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question of how Gilles Deleuze adopts the standpoint of immanence. Deleuze agrees with Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's own praise of Baruch Spinoza, and the privileged ... More


Some Types of Law

John Gardner

in Law as a Leap of Faith: Essays on Law in General

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695553
eISBN:
9780191741296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695553.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

this chapter is concerned with the classification of laws according to how they are made. This is already a philosophically partisan enterprise. Some laws, say some people, are not made at all. They ... More


Introduction

Marcus Klamert

in The Principle of Loyalty in EU Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683123
eISBN:
9780191763182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683123.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Introduction explains the methodology used in the book, which involves the explication of unclear or inconsistent legal concepts. It also lays out the structure of the book, contrasting it with ... More


Edith Sitwell’s Critical Self-Doubling

Laura Richardson

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Contrary to a long history of scholarship that considers Sitwell’s personality a major detriment to her historical and contemporary reception, this chapter understands Sitwell’s self-marketing ... More


Fundamental Thematics III: Life and Spirit, and Entry into the Meontic

Ronald Bruzina

in Edmund Husserl and Eugen Fink: Beginnings and Ends in Phenomenology, 1928-1938

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092097
eISBN:
9780300130157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092097.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Husserl's final years and how, although he no longer belongs to the University of Freiburg's roster of its academic personnel, he is now writing for an audience beyond the ... More


Explication as Elimination: W. V. Quine and Mathematical Structuralism

Sean Morris

in The Prehistory of Mathematical Structuralism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190641221
eISBN:
9780190641245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641221.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

This chapter examines the development of and motives for Quine’s particular form of mathematical structuralism. It will argue that Quine, unlike many contemporary mathematical structuralists, does ... More


Poetry Explication: The Making of a Method

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in Modernism and Close Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198749967
eISBN:
9780191890871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749967.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Why has it been so hard to retain an accurate representation of the varied nature of critical practice through each generation? This chapter argues that Joseph Kuntz and George Arms’s 1950 Poetry ... More


The Literatures of America—A Comparative Discipline

Paul Lauter

in Canons and Contexts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

An image has long haunted the study of American culture. It limits our thought, shapes our values. We speak of the “mainstream,” and we imply by that term the existence of other work, minor rills ... More


Some key body parts and polysemy: A case study from Koromu (Kesawai)

Carol Priestley

in The Semantics of Nouns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736721
eISBN:
9780191800382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736721.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses body part nouns, a part of language that is central to human life, and the polysemy that arises in connection with them. Examples from everyday speech and narrative in various ... More


Why Frege’s Apparently Absurd View Is not Absurd at All

Joan Weiner

in Taking Frege at his Word

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198865476
eISBN:
9780191897832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865476.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is largely an examination of the significance one of Frege’s views has for contemporary thought. The view, which was labeled the “apparently absurd view” in Chapter 6, is that (1) it is ... More


Mathematical Knowledge and Sentential vs. Subsentential Priority

Joan Weiner

in Taking Frege at his Word

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198865476
eISBN:
9780191897832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865476.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, as in Chapter 7, an example is given that shows how Frege’s lessons can be put to work on contemporary issues. The focus here is on two papers, written by Paul Benacerraf in 1965 and ... More


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