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Functionalism and Logical Analysis

Paul Livingston

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The functionalist theory of mind is essentially a formal theory, drawing its plausibility largely from an appreciation of the logic and conception grammar of terms of psychological description. In ... More


Epilogue

David Bostock

in Russell's Logical Atomism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651443
eISBN:
9780191741197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651443.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Russell’s main achievements are in logic. He popularised this topic, so that it has now become a familiar tool both in philosophy and in mathematics. He also contributed his controversial theory of ... More


The Joy of Philosophy: Thinking Thin versus the Passionate Life

Robert C. Solomon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195165401
eISBN:
9780199870103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165403.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Joy of Philosophy: Thinking Thin and the Passionate Life is a return to some of the perennial questions of philosophy, questions about the meaning of life, about death and tragedy, about the ... More


The Primacy of Phenomenology over Logical Analysis (2001)

Hubert L. Dreyfus

in Skillful Coping: Essays on the phenomenology of everyday perception and action

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199654703
eISBN:
9780191784224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654703.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

The chapter defends the relevance, indeed, the primacy, of phenomenology by showing that absorbed coping is the background condition of the possibility of all forms of comportment. This chapter ... More


Formal Analyses and Critical Thinking

John Levitt, Richard Holman, Rena Levitt, and Eric Bonabeau

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What treatments should be used for prostate cancer? How likely are people to vote Democratic or Republican in the next U.S. presidential election? How should scarce resources be deployed to help feed ... More


Conclusion

Sandra Laugier and Daniela Ginsburg

in Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226470542
eISBN:
9780226037554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037554.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book concludes by reaffirming the opposition between two kinds of philosophy of language. The logical analysis of language on the one hand and the philosophy of ordinary language on the other ... More


Techno-Fallacies of the Information Age

Gary T. Marx

in Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter seeks to identify the broad justifications and often veiled assumptions underlying surveillance policies and practices. Among the nations of the world, the United States most clearly ... More


Meaning, Analysis, and Exposition: The Technology of Thought

Gerald J. Postema

in Utility, Publicity, and Law: Essays on Bentham's Moral and Legal Philosophy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198793175
eISBN:
9780191835100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793175.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Bentham trained his intellectual energy primarily on law and political ordering, but he looked to every mode of inquiry available for analytic and normative tools with which to “rear the fabric of ... More


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