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Experience and causation

Richard Gaskin

in Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John McDowell's Empiricism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199287253
eISBN:
9780191603969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287252.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

McDowell’s appeal to causation is problematic. In order to make sense of causal relations linking world and experience (or judgement), he has to identify a species of causation that is in the space ... More


Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Axel Honneth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the early 20th century, Marxist theory was enriched and rejuvenated by adopting the concept of reification, introduced by the Hungarian theorist Georg Lukács to identify and denounce the ... More


The Self-Sufficient Good

Terry Pinkard

in Hegel's Naturalism: Mind, Nature, and the Final Ends of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199860791
eISBN:
9780199932986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860791.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Humans act out of their second nature, a set of habits and acquired dispositions that can take itself as its own object. Second nature is informed by one's reflective commitments, but the two are not ... More


Conclusion: The Afterlife of a Distinction

Márton Dornbach

in Receptive Spirit: German Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268290
eISBN:
9780823272495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268290.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The conclusion takes up the question concerning the contemporary relevance of the Kantian duality of receptivity and spontaneity that the preceding chapters have shown to be central to German ... More


Treatment as (re-)Habituation: From Psychopathology to (re-)Actualised Subjectivity

Wes Furlotte

in The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter eight outlines how Hegel’s analysis seeks to overcome the problem of nature entailed by his conception of mental illness. It offers, therefore, a reconstruction of Hegel’s analysis of the ... More


Conclusion: Freedom within Two Natures, or, the Nature–Spirit Dialectic in the Final System

Wes Furlotte

in The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Concluding, the monograph attempts to address the major objections that might be raised against this rereading of Hegel’s final system. Specifically, it responds to the claim that such a reading ... More


Habit: The embodiment of culture in Félix Ravaisson

Nathan Lyons

in Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes up the theory of habit developed by Félix Ravaisson (1813–1900) to consider how culture proceeds in non-human species. It argues that the biological body is the fundamental medium ... More


In the World: Henri Lefebvre and the Liturgical Production of Natural Space

Cabell King

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter, echoing philosopher Henri Lefebvre, argues that all human contact with ecological nature occasions crisis when we imagine it as untouched, pure, or raw. ... More


The Body of the World: Our Body, Ourselves

Sallie McFague

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter proposes a major revision to Christian conceptions of nature. Rather than conceive the world as a machine, Christians should draw upon the tradition's ... More


The Decline of Nature: Natural Theology, Theology of Nature, and the Built Environment

Timothy J. Gorringe

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the following question: If “first nature” is decisively altered by “second nature,” how should that transformation alter Christian theological ... More


The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Wes Furlotte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book challenges the unanimous rejection that has followed Hegel’s Naturphilosohie (1830). Systematically reconstructing Hegel’s conception of nature, the book explores the ways in which it ... More


Second Persons: The Work of Identity Formation

Hilde Lindemann

in Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practice of Personal Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754922
eISBN:
9780199349463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754922.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter describes how children learn to hold themselves and others in their identities. The concept of second nature is explained, with an examination of the central role played by language ... More


Living Well

Mark LeBar

in The Value of Living Well

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931118
eISBN:
9780199345717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931118.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter lays out the conception of what Virtue Eudaimonism takes to be the good human life. Since this conception fills out the content of the Ultimate End which plays the critical role in the ... More


Survival of the Nurtured

Bowen Paulle

in Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Five begins with how once promising students get knocked off successful trajectories and propelled towards tragic outcomes. The chapter then details how two male students self-identifying as ... More


Struggling to Catch Up: Challenges to Identity-Work

Hilde Lindemann

in Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practice of Personal Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754922
eISBN:
9780199349463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754922.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The identity-work conducted by competent adults is more difficult in cases where someone’s identity has changed radically, or her self-conception is very different from how others see her, or—as in ... More


Second Nature and the Tragedy of Alzheimer’s

Hilde Lindemann

in Beyond Loss: Dementia, Identity, Personhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199969265
eISBN:
9780199371570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969265.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author argues that while dementia can erode people’s second natures, second nature is not essential to personhood. Consequently, the “tragedy of Alzheimer’s” is not that dementia deprives people ... More


The Earth as Archive: Contingency, Narrative, and the History of Life

David Sepkoski

in Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226432229
eISBN:
9780226432533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226432533.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Paleontology has, from its very beginnings, been a science deeply concerned with its archive. As this chapter argues, the fossil record—paleontology’s curated archive—has taken a variety of forms ... More


Beyond Moral Modularity

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The comparison between Mencius’s moral psychology and contemporary moral modularity is completed. Moral modularity is criticized for downplaying too much the roles of reason and imagination in ... More


Introduction

Chris Otter

in Diet for a Large Planet: Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226697109
eISBN:
9780226705965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705965.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines how and why Britain abandoned food self-sufficiency and switched to a diet drawn from across the world. The argument is that this transformation was a consequence of ... More


Envisioning an Inclusive Future for Urban Nature in Bengaluru

Harini Nagendra

in Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

From pre-urban settlements in the landscape to the city of the 21st century, urban nature in Bengaluru is a palimpsest containing layers of overlapping history. The city cannot escape the constraints ... More


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