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What Is Said

Stephen Yablo

in Aboutness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter begins with the notions of piggybacking and pivoting, suggeting that metaphorical contents—contents obtainable by piggybacking on a game—cannot always be reconstrued as incremental ... More


Moral Messiness

Kimberley Brownlee

in Being Sure of Each Other: An Essay on Social Rights and Freedoms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198714064
eISBN:
9780191782510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714064.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some intimate associations simply should not exist—that much is uncontroversial. But once they do exist, the moral ballgame changes. For instance, a person who has no right to form an association ... More


A Tack in the Shoe and Taking the Shoe Off: Resistance and Counters to Resistance

Gary T. Marx

in Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Human ingenuity often trumps the machine. In conflict settings the flexible and creative human spirit has some advantages over “dumb” machines with a limited number of programmed responses (at least ... More


Talking through the Pretense

Anthony Everett

in The Nonexistent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674794
eISBN:
9780191758102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674794.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

We often talk within the scope of a pretense in order to convey information about the real world, the nature of that pretense, or the attitudes of those engaged in the pretense. This will often be ... More


Getting Rights out of Wrongs

Kimberley Brownlee

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852636
eISBN:
9780191887031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852636.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Sometimes, we can gain new moral rights by acting wrongly. Sometimes, we can gain new moral rights (in addition to restitution rights) from other people acting wrongly. This chapter presents a ... More


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