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Socratic Methods

James Doyle

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644384
eISBN:
9780191743344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644384.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

It is generally supposed that what Socrates in Plato's Apology describes himself as having spent his life doing in obedience to a divine command (activity A), what Socrates has urged others to do ... More


Introduction

Paisley Livingston

in Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter identifies some influential contentions about film's contributions to philosophy and raises a number of basic questions about the source and nature of this cinematic philosophizing. Is ... More


Spinoza's Project

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains Spinoza's reasons for writing and publishing the Treatise. His central goal is, as he says, to establish that the freedom to philosophize is compatible with the peace and piety ... More


Sovereignty and Freedom

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Along with many other Dutch republican writers, Spinoza holds that the sovereign must control sacred as well as civil matters, although in doing so he challenges the Dutch Reformed Church. Drawing on ... More


Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting

Richard L. Velkley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852546
eISBN:
9780226852553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852553.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book examines the complex philosophical relationship between Martin Heidegger and Leo Strauss. It argues that both thinkers provide searching analyses of the philosophical tradition’s origins in ... More


Philosophy as Play

Colin McGinn

in Truth by Analysis: Games, Names, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856145
eISBN:
9780199919567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856145.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the question of whether philosophizing is an intrinsically valuable activity. Philosophizing does have intrinsic value as an activity because in philosophy the goal is not ... More


The Philosophical Role of Illness

Havi Carel

in Phenomenology of Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199669653
eISBN:
9780191829925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669653.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines the philosophical role of illness. It surveys the philosophical role accorded to illness in the history of philosophy and explains why illness merits such a role. It suggests ... More


Liberty of Mind: Women Philosophers and the Freedom to Philosophize

Sarah Hutton

in Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810261
eISBN:
9780191847301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810261.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates how early modern male and female thinkers alike were concerned not only with ethical, religious, and political liberty, but also with the liberty to philosophize, or ... More


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