Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: philosophical study x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Why Philosophy?

P. F. Strawson

in Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587292
eISBN:
9780191728747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587292.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores possible responses to the question ‘Why Philosophy?’ The query is worth considering because of two other questions which are sometimes posed. The first is blunt enough: ‘What's ... More


Introduction: The British Academy Centenary Lectures

John Morrill

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of the volume, which is the lectures delivered as part of the centenary celebration of the British Academy. It discusses the creation of the Academy in ... More


Can There be a Literary Philosophy of Time?

Gregory Currie

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter takes the discussion of the metaphysics of time in a different direction. It asks whether the treatment of time in fictional narratives can teach anything about the nature of time, or ... More


Action and Value in Criminal Law

Stephen Shute, John Gardner, and Jeremy Horder (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258063
eISBN:
9780191681783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal law has been described as a species of political and moral philosophy; whether that can be said to be true is not at all certain, but criminal law can be the subject of philosophical study. ... More


The Conception of God Address by Professor Royce

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume I: Culture, Philosophy, and Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224838
eISBN:
9780823284887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224838.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents Josiah Royce's address regarding the conception of God. He believes that a really fruitful philosophical study of the conception of God is inseparable from an attempt to ... More


Royce, Philosophy, and Wandering: A Job Description

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Josiah Royce's discussions of American philosophy. It presents a letter addressed to G. Stanley Hall in February 1898, concerning the teaching of philosophy to philosophically ... More


Online Learning, Online Learning in Music: What the Research Reveals

Judith Bowman

in Online Learning in Music: Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199988174
eISBN:
9780199392919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988174.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an overview of research on online learning and describes the small but growing body of research on online learning in music. It summarizes annual reports issued by the Sloan ... More


Metaphysics in a Different Key

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Lost Age of Reason: Philosophy in Early Modern India 1450-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199218745
eISBN:
9780191809774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218745.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the significance and motivation of Raghunātha Śiromaṇi's non-reductive realism. The new categories of non-reductive realism fall into three broad groups. The first group ... More


View: