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Fellow Travelers

Palle Yourgrau

in Death and Nonexistence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190247478
eISBN:
9780190247492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247478.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

A synoptic account of the ontology of death developed in the book is offered, according to which the dead (and the unborn) are seen to be nonexistent objects that possess being but lack existence, ... More


Death and Nonexistence

Palle Yourgrau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190247478
eISBN:
9780190247492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

The dead are gone. They count for nothing. Yet if we count the dead, their number is staggering. And they account for most of what’s great about civilization. Compared to the greatness of the dead, ... More


Intentionality

Uriah Kriegel

in Brentano's Philosophical System: Mind, Being, Value

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198791485
eISBN:
9780191850493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791485.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues for two main claims. First, it is argued that, unlike the notion of intentionality central to modern philosophy of mind, Brentano’s notion of intentionality has nothing to do with ... More


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