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Final Considerations Against Robustness

Robert Hudson

in Seeing Things: The Philosophy of Reliable Observation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199303281
eISBN:
9780199367627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199303281.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter returns to the question of the philosophical justification of robustness, specifically, a discussion of the ‘core argument’ for robustness deferred from Chapter 1. As assisted by a ... More


Caring about Characters

Eileen John

in Fictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198715719
eISBN:
9780191783395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715719.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers how and why real people can care about fictional characters.. Caring rests on having interests at stake, and in literary contexts those interests concern the accuracy and ... More


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