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‘Intuitive’, ‘Intuitively’, ‘Intuition’, and ‘Seem’ in English: Why an entire chapter on ‘intuition’-talk in English?

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the meaning of ‘intuitive’, ‘seem’ and their cognates in English. There is extensive discussion of hedging, the role of ‘seem’ as a generic evidential, and the context ... More


Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Robin Reames

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The common view of language in the West is that it represents the world. Although it is widely recognized that this concept of language originates with Plato, until now, it has not been established ... More


Philosophers’ Use of ‘Intuitive’ (II): Some Strategies for Charitable Reinterpretation

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents three strategies for the interpretation of unreflective uses of ‘intuitive’ and its cognates by philosophers. According to the first, we can remove reference to intuition ... More


Diagnostics for Intuitiveness

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops diagnostics for recognizing intuitive judgments. It identifies three features that intuitive judgments are typically taken to have and considers how one can find evidence that ... More


Sensory Experience

Alan Millar

in Reasons and Experience

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242703
eISBN:
9780191680540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242703.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a fairly detailed treatment of sensory experience, focusing on issues falling within what may be called the theory of the content of psychological states. It is a commonplace ... More


The Disabling Defect of a Private Language

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume Two

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244868
eISBN:
9780191598210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824486X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Pears examines the question of what exactly the cause for the disabling effect, the consequence that we cannot distinguish between seeming right and being right, of a private language is. He ... More


The Past and Future of Plato’s Rhetorical Theory

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the larger significance of the book’s arguments. Plato’s theory of language-as-statement and the split of seeming from being, which culminates in the Sophist, would come to ... More


Normativity and Community

Martin Kusch

in Knowledge by Agreement: The Programme of Communitarian Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199251223
eISBN:
9780191601767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251223.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues that normativity can only exist for interacting individuals. The various individualistic responses to the communitarian position regarding rule‐following fail without exception. Moreover, of ... More


Foundationalism and Coherentism

Martin Kusch

in Knowledge by Agreement: The Programme of Communitarian Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199251223
eISBN:
9780191601767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251223.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues that foundationalism and coherentism fail to give a satisfactory answer to the question of how our empirical beliefs are rationally constrained. Foundationalism claims that our empirical ... More


Some other interpretations

Susan Strange

in Casino Capitalism: with an introduction by Matthew Watson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992651
eISBN:
9781526104168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992651.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If we look beyond the literature that deals specifically with money and finance, we find a much wider range of interpretations of the causes of our present troubles. To underline the point that ... More


Plato's Epistemology: Being and Seeming

Jessica Moss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867401
eISBN:
9780191904141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867401.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book argues that Plato’s epistemology is radically different from our own. Unlike knowledge and belief as nowadays conceived, the central players in his epistemology are each essentially to be ... More


Conclusion: Plato’s Ethical-cum-Metaphysical Epistemology

Jessica Moss

in Plato's Epistemology: Being and Seeming

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867401
eISBN:
9780191904141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867401.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

My main concern in the book has been to show that Plato’s epistemology is fundamentally different from ours, and to investigate—once freed of the constraints imposed when we try to read him through ... More


Seeing and Saying: The Language of Perception and the Representational View of Experience

Berit Brogaard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190495251
eISBN:
9780190495275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495251.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

We often communicate with each other about how the things we see visually appear to us when we want to achieve a goal like finding the perfect end table, deciding what to eat or issuing a warning. ... More


Conclusion

Berit Brogaard

in Seeing and Saying: The Language of Perception and the Representational View of Experience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190495251
eISBN:
9780190495275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495251.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

One of the main disputes in the current perception literature concerns the question of whether visual experience is fundamentally a matter of being perceptually related to the external world or is a ... More


Mysticism, Thick and Thin

Leon Roth

in Is There a Jewish Philosophy?: Rethinking Fundamentals

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774556
eISBN:
9781800340824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774556.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter suggests that we are all mystics nowadays but we need not be contentiously so. It queries the mystic vision, asking if it is conceivable that just this, allegedly the greatest prize of ... More


Phenomenal Conservatism Über Alles

Michael Huemer

in Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199899494
eISBN:
9780199367719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899494.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

I address several authors’ criticisms of Phenomenal Conservatism, the principle that appearances in the absence of defeaters provide epistemic justification. I discuss the nature of appearance as a ... More


Literacy, Dramatic Form, Metaphysics: Rereading Plato’s Rhetoric

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the three major movements in twentieth- and twenty-first-century Plato scholarship that inform the methodology of the book: “orality and literacy” theory to explain the ... More


The “Cosmetics” of Sophistry: Seeming and Being in the Gorgias

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the “most famous passage” of Plato’s Gorgias dialogue—the analogy where Socrates compares rhetoric to cookery and sophistry to “kommôtikê” (464b–66a), commonly translated as ... More


Sophistry without Measure, Dialectic without Rhetoric: The Interpretive Dispute in the Protagoras

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines Plato’s treatment of the interpretation of Simonides’s poem in the Protagoras dialogue. Although this part of the dialogue is commonly neglected as a parody of bad ... More


The Rhetoric of Mimêsis: Sophistic Imitation and Seeming in the Republic

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter reconsiders Plato’s monolithic concept of mimêsis. To develop this concept mimêsis, Plato invents two altogether novel senses of the term, which had previously meant simply “imitation.” ... More


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