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Magnitudes

Christopher Peacocke

in The Primacy of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198835578
eISBN:
9780191873751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835578.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A new realistic account of an ontology of extensive magnitudes is developed, formulated in Seven Principles. The principles are defended by the role of magnitudes in scientific explanation and in ... More


A Category-by-Category Elucidation of the Transcendental Synthesis Speciosa of Pure-Formal Intuition

Waxman Wayne

in Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328314
eISBN:
9780199369348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328314.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the only chapter that is more a supplement to Kant’s text than an exposition. It is a category-by-category elucidation of how transcendental synthesis speciosa introduces objective unity of ... More


Refinement, Alternatives, and Extensions

Alexander R. Pruss

in Infinity, Causation, and Paradox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198810339
eISBN:
9780191847325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810339.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

A number of questions concerning the precise formulation of causal finitism—mainly, the question of what causal relation counts for generating causal histories—are raised, and solutions are surveyed. ... More


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