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Reorienting Strawson's Theory of Moral Responsibility

Michael McKenna

in Conversation and Responsibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740031
eISBN:
9780199918706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740031.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

P. F. Strawson's theory of moral responsibility is assumed to involve three theses. First, morally responsibility is interpersonal because the nature of being responsible is essentially linked to the ... More


conclusion

Christopher Yeomans

in Freedom and Reflection: Hegel and the Logic of Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794522
eISBN:
9780199919253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794522.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This short conclusion briefly summarizes the need for a substantive response to the problem of free will, even from a Hegelian social perspective. The interpretation defended in the work is profiled ... More


Navigating towards a Moderate Metaphysical Interpretation of Transcendental Idealism

Lucy Allais

in Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and his Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747130
eISBN:
9780191809217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747130.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces and motivates a moderate metaphysical interpretation of Kant’s transcendental idealism. It gives an overview of Kant’s distinction between things in themselves and things as ... More


Architecture in Kant’s Thought: The Metaphor’s Genealogy

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter traces the genealogy of the Tower of Babel metaphor in metaphysical interpretations of architecture, and more specifically examines the Kantian appropriation of the metaphor. In the ... More


Truth vs. Progress Realism about Spin

Juha Saatsi

in Scientific Realism and the Quantum

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198814979
eISBN:
9780191852817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814979.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Scientific realism about spin is easily motivated. But what does it amount to? To answer this question, Chapter 3 contrasts in general terms two epistemological conceptions of realism—truth-content ... More


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