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Introduction

Barry Stroud

in Reconciling Our Aims: In Search of Bases for Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195370423
eISBN:
9780199851980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370423.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter examines the kind of thinking man engages in when he deliberates and assesses alternatives and decide what to do and then do it. It notes that proper understanding of these ... More


Note on the Practical Syllogism

W.F.R. Hardie

in Aristotle's Ethical Theory

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246329
eISBN:
9780191680953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246329.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The expression ‘practical syllogism’ is used by commentators on Aristotle as a name for a process in which a rule is applied to a concrete situation, the application consisting in the thinker's doing ... More


Practical and Alethic Reasons: Part II

Paul Grice

in Aspects of Reason

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198242529
eISBN:
9780191597534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198242522.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter first shows how—given certain circumstances—valid inferences can be drawn from alethic to practical acceptability statements. For this, Grice tries to establish an acceptability ... More


Why Ought Implies Can

Sebastian R ödl

in Kant on Practical Justification: Interpretive Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195395686
eISBN:
9780199979295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395686.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In his famous presentation of the fact of reason, Kant asserts that, recognizing that I must do something, I know that I can. Knowing that the moral law requires that I act in a certain way, I know ... More


Handling Digital Brains: A Laboratory Study of Multimodal Semiotic Interaction in the Age of Computers

Morana Alač

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015684
eISBN:
9780262295475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015684.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The results of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scanning require extensive analysis in the laboratory. This book shows that fMRI researchers do not sit passively staring at computer ... More


Perception in Aristotle’s Ethics

Marc Gasser-Wingate

in Aristotle's Empiricism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197567456
eISBN:
9780197567487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567456.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

How do Aristotle’s empiricist views bear on the role perception plays for the virtuous? Do they point towards a certain kind of ethical particularism, according to which universal rules could never ... More


Lying and Perjury in Medieval Practical Thought: A Study in the History of Casuistry

Emily Corran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828884
eISBN:
9780191867354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Thought about lying and perjury became increasingly practical from the end of the twelfth century in Western Europe. At this time, a distinctive way of thinking about deception and false oaths ... More


Perception, Desire, and Action: Inextricably Embodied Subjects

David Charles

in The Undivided Self: Aristotle and the 'Mind-Body Problem'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198869566
eISBN:
9780191912337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869566.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle, it is argued, applied the style of account he developed for perception of sounds, colours, and tastes to the perception of objects, their size and movement, and to imagination and ... More


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