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Epistemic Justification

Richard Swinburne

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243792
eISBN:
9780191598524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243794.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Modern disputes about what makes a belief epistemically justified or rational are flawed through failing to recognize that there are different kinds of justifications that are in different ways ... More


The unexpected effects of experience on the development of multisensory perception in primates

David J. Lewkowicz

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews what is currently known about the development of audiovisual perception in infancy and shows that the ability to perceive multisensory coherence takes time to emerge. In ... More


Competitive Narrowing and Morphological Form

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses competitive narrowing and morphological form, showing that the inherent properties of a pronoun or anaphor may determine its distribution in part by determining what ... More


The Christian Understanding of Other Animals

Paul Waldau

in The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145717
eISBN:
9780199834792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145712.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A general assessment of early Christian views, concentrating on the notions of dominion, stewardship, sacrifice, and the Greek‐inspired narrowing of rich and sometimes contradictory values regarding ... More


The Internal and the External

Katalin Farkas

in The Subject's Point of View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230327
eISBN:
9780191710629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230327.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the Twin Earth argument for externalism about content. A precise definition of the external/internal distinction is sought by focusing on the relation between the twin ... More


Reference and Sense

Katalin Farkas

in The Subject's Point of View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230327
eISBN:
9780191710629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230327.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Even philosophers who are sympathetic to internalism believe that a full account of intentionality or representation requires two kinds of intentionality: phenomenal and externalistic; or two kinds ... More


Negation and the speech act

Sophie Repp

in Negation in Gapping

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543601
eISBN:
9780191715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543601.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 4 investigates the wide‐scope and some more narrow‐scope readings. It argues that the negation in these readings operates on the speech act rather than on the propositional level and gives a ... More


Giant dipole excitations

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter discusses giant dipole excitations as the prime example for nuclear modes of isovector nature. Absorption and radiation of the classical dipole are described exploiting the benefits of ... More


Monetary Base Control

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A discussion on monetary base control forms the context of this chapter. It begins by defining what is known as the wide monetary base. It covers the debates over monetary base control by examining ... More


Introspective Knowledge

Richard Foley

in When Is True Belief Knowledge?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154725
eISBN:
9781400842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154725.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter looks at cases where S has a true belief P but we are nonetheless inclined to say she does not know P. This is illustrated in a headache which S is hypothetically suffering. In everyday ... More


Moderate Relativism

François Recanati

in Relative Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199234950
eISBN:
9780191715846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234950.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses two classical objections to the view that the content of a tensed utterance is a ‘temporal proposition’, true relative to certain times and false relative to others. The first ... More


Social Sources of Information

Sharon B. Berlin

in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Cognitive-Integrative Perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110371
eISBN:
9780199865680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110371.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In this chapter, the focus shifts from explaining the role of the memory system in creating meaning and meaning change to explaining the contributions of the physical and social environments to ... More


Optical double resonance experiments

Alan Corney

in Atomic and Laser Spectroscopy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211456
eISBN:
9780191705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211456.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter explains the excitation of atoms by polarized resonance radiation and their interaction with static and radio-frequency fields, known as optical double-resonance. The Brossel-Bitter ... More


The evolution of multisensory vocal communication in primates and the influence of developmental timing

Asif A. Ghazanfar

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews data suggesting that adult monkeys and humans (infants and adults) share behavioural and neural homologies in the domain of multisensory vocal communication. Yet, despite certain ... More


The Morality of Participation in an Unjust War

Jeff McMahan

in Killing in War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548668
eISBN:
9780191721045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548668.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter analyzes and criticizes the currently orthodox theory of the just war, according to which it is permissible for combatants on both sides in a war to fight, irrespective of whether their ... More


Diffraction by one‐dimensional obstacles

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter demonstrates important principles of diffraction using one-dimensional obstacles which can be described elegantly using delta functions. It describes the essential properties of the ... More


Concepts and Generality

Grant Gillett

in Representation, Meaning, and Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239932
eISBN:
9780191680045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239932.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses concepts and gives an account where judgment has an important role in the analysis. The discussion also puts emphasis on judgment and the rules that govern it which raise ... More


Epistemology factualized

Ori Simchen

in Necessary Intentionality: A Study in the Metaphysics of Aboutness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608515
eISBN:
9780191738241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608515.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses ramifications of the fact that terms in language and thought can be necessarily about whatever they are about for a problem inherited from Kripke: how to reconcile commitment ... More


Possessive Quantifiers

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses possessive and exceptive expressions that can be seen as determiners. Possessive determiners constitute a major form of possessive expressions in English and Swedish, whereas ... More


The Emotions

Derek Matravers

in Art and Emotion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243167
eISBN:
9780191697227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243167.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

There are several different accounts of how the emotions ought to be understood. The presence of a propositional attitude explains many significant facts about the emotions. In addition, the fact ... More


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