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Certainty: Psychological, Moral, and Metaphysical

Edwin Curley

in Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075519
eISBN:
9780199853052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075519.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Peter Markie's book, “Descartes Gambit,” Edwin Curley's work titled “Descartes Against the Skeptics” and the exchange of criticisms between the two works. The “gambit” Markie ... More


Introduction

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Living with others as people do, this question also means how to live well given the social circumstances people find themselves in. Moral and ethical codes as part of social ... More


Basic Skills I

Larry R. Churchill

in Ethics for Everyone: A Skills-Based Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190080891
eISBN:
9780190080907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080891.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Nine different skills are discussed as essential to ethics, 5 in chapter 2 and 4 in chapter 3. These skills are named according to the capacity that is required to exercise them. The first and most ... More


An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Ken K. Ito

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

At the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth, Japanese fiction pulsed with an urge to render good and evil in ways that evoked dramatic emotions. This book examines four ... More


The Aesthetics of Outrage

Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

in Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190913083
eISBN:
9780190055332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913083.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 8 describes the kind of programming and political aesthetics that ought to be most appealing to conservatives based on their psychological—and even physiological—characteristics: political ... More


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