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Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies

Walter Feinberg and Kevin McDonough

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first section of this introductory essay, the dilemma of public education in liberal multicultural societies is introduced, and the aim of this book is outlined. This is described as an ... More


Truth and Realism

Patrick Greenough and Michael P. Lynch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199288878
eISBN:
9780191594304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Is truth objective or relative? What exists independently of our minds? This book is about these two questions. The essays in its pages variously defend and critique answers to each, grapple over the ... More


Introduction

David DeGrazia

in Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389630
eISBN:
9780199949731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389630.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The chapter opens by introducing the concept of creation and explaining the various ways in which human beings create, or in the future will create, human beings and particular types of human beings: ... More


Introduction to Neuroergonomics

Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of some examples of neuroergonomics research. It then discusses the conceptual, theoretical, and philosophical issues in neuroergonomics; methods ... More


Sigmund Freud

Ronald Bogue

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter investigates the influence of Sigmund Freud on Gilles Deleuze's philosophical thought. It explains that Deleuze was intrigued with the possibilities offered by Freud for the creative ... More


Causation vs. Background Events

George P. Fletcher

in The Grammar of Criminal Law: Volume Two: International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190903572
eISBN:
9780190903602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903572.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter examines the problem of causation. An intelligent approach to drafting a criminal code deliberately avoids certain problematic philosophical issues. Among these are the nature of human ... More


Educational Pursuits

Howell A. Lloyd

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800149
eISBN:
9780191839962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800149.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

The chapter opens with a brief description of Paris at around the time of Bodin’s arrival. It notes the location of the Carmelite house, near the colleges of the University of Paris, and specifies ... More


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