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The Inscrutability of Intrinsic Content

John Foster

in A World for Us: The Case for Phenomenalistic Idealism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199297139
eISBN:
9780191711398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297139.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The realist view of the physical world represents it as something whose existence is logically independent of the human mind and philosophically fundamental. If we retain allegiance to this view, ... More


Realism and Phenomenalistic Idealism

John Foster

in A World for Us: The Case for Phenomenalistic Idealism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199297139
eISBN:
9780191711398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297139.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Physical realism confines our knowledge of the world to properties of structure and organization, leaving its forms of intrinsic content empirically inscrutable. This creates two problems. First, ... More


Personal and Nonpersonal Relations

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter clarifies how relationships can fail to be personal. It discusses and considers three kinds of relationships: those of strangers, of role occupants, and of acquaintances. It ... More


Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Graham Tipple

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313097
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many countries have large stocks of government-built housing which, for various reasons, are in poor physical conditions and/or do not conform to the expectations of occupants, who frequently make ... More


The Permeable House

Catherine Allerton

in Potent Landscapes: Place and Mobility in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836320
eISBN:
9780824869540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836320.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the remarks of Dutch administrator C. Nooteboom on Manggarai houses. He outlines two types of large houses—elongated, oval houses and round houses—that are “often inhabited by ... More


More than just a dwelling

in Extending Themselves: User Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235040
eISBN:
9781846313097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235040.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A house is more than just a dwelling. It is a source and reflection of identity and status, and may also be a location for the business that provides the basic necessities of life or for one which ... More


Building Nest Eggs and Homes

in The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In Philadelphia, many of the working poor managed to purchase their own homes, compared to other cities of America. Compared to a Manhattan tenement, even Philadelphia's diminutive bandbox houses ... More


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