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The Ground of Logic

Timothy McCarthy

in Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Applies the Conformal Framework to the philosophy of logic, and, in particular, to what McCarthy calls the Interpretation Problem for Logic, i.e. the problem of characterizing the logical devices of ... More


Methodological Considerations

Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil

in Observed Brain Dynamics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195178081
eISBN:
9780199864829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Practicing neuroscientists often view philosophical or conceptual considerations with suspicion. The importance of laboratory experiments should not be belittled; to date, neuroscience remains a ... More


The Distinction Between ‘Is’ and ‘Ought’

Henry Sidgwick

in Essays on Ethics and Method

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250234
eISBN:
9780191598432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250231.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Taking ‘what ought to be’ to include both what is commonly judged to be ‘good’ and what is commonly judged to be ‘right’, that is to say, ‘the duty’ of a person, Sidgwick observes that there is a ... More


Theology in the Scientific World 1

Thomas F. Torrance

in God and Rationality

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192139481
eISBN:
9780191670077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192139481.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

When a posteriori science came into view during the 16th century and had experienced classical developments during the 17th century, this modern science was referred to as dogmatic science. This is ... More


Charles Hodge (1797–1878): Theological Method, Scientific Theology, and German Theology

Annette G. Aubert

in The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915323
eISBN:
9780199345540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915323.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter asserts that any accurate interpretation of Charles Hodge’s theological method requires careful consideration of his wider intellectual and religious contexts, especially the time he ... More


Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism concerning Knowledge and Causation

Graciela De Pierris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716785
eISBN:
9780191785368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book reorients our understanding of Hume’s skepticism and naturalism with a new account of Hume’s transformation of the tradition inherited from Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, and Newton. Hume’s ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics *

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and Its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics*

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Atoning for the Sin of Speculation

Alistair Sponsel

in Darwin's Evolving Identity: Adventure, Ambition, and the Sin of Speculation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523118
eISBN:
9780226523255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523255.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Darwin’s well-known authorial decisions before publishing Origin were attempts to correct mistakes in his earlier efforts to author theories. He persisted in feeling he had erred by revealing his ... More


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