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The Object View

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The recommended reaction to the Inconsistent Triad, (OV), is to reject (III), the claim that the direct objects of perception are mind-dependent, whilst retaining the early modern empiricist insight ... More


Repeatable Artworks and Relevant Similarity

Christy Mag Uidhir

in Art and Art-Attempts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665778
eISBN:
9780191748608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665778.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The author provides a protracted defense of the art-ontological nominalism reached in the previous chapter. By replacing the notion of the repeatability of abstracta with that of the relevant ... More


The Role of Imaginary Cases in Ethics

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Thought: Essays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198865605
eISBN:
9780191897955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865605.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper examines the rationale for the standard practice in ethics of arguing from imaginary cases to real ones. Challengeable aspects of this practice are exposed. One question is whether an ... More


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