Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 36 items

  • Keywords: the giving x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Diagnosis and treatment

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:
10.1093/0199287252.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

McDowell’s view is that if infants and animals did have conscious experience, they would be confronted with private objects in Wittgenstein’s sense — bits of unstructured sensory Given. It is argued ... More


Intellect and Being

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The main focus in this chapter is the relationship between Plotinus' ontology and his epistemology. It is argued that at the level of Intellect being and knowledge coincide, that to be is to be known ... More


Experience and Knowledge

Anil Gupta

in Perceptual Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199289769
eISBN:
9780191711046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289769.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides outlines of arguments, developed more fully in the author's Empiricism and Experience, for the following theses. (1) If one holds the given in experience (i.e. the rational ... More


Experientialist Theories

Jack C. Lyons

in Perception and Basic Beliefs: Zombies, Modules and the Problem of the External World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373578
eISBN:
9780199871988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373578.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter offers a sustained attack on what is probably the standard view in contemporary epistemology, experientialism, which maintains that basic beliefs are justified by the corresponding ... More


The End of Classical Foundationalism

Randal Rauser

in Theology in Search of Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199214600
eISBN:
9780191706509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214600.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Many theologians assume that classical foundationalism is dead, but is this really correct? The problems with classical foundationalism begin with the claim that we cannot attain beliefs that are ... More


Final Remarks

Caroline Jenkins

in Grounding Concepts: An Empirical Basis for Arithmetical Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231577
eISBN:
9780191716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231577.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This final chapter is concerned with the relevance of the current project to other areas of philosophy, and some ways in which the ideas discussed warrant further research. Among other things, it ... More


Doxastic and Nondoxastic Theories

Jack C. Lyons

in Perception and Basic Beliefs: Zombies, Modules and the Problem of the External World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373578
eISBN:
9780199871988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373578.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sharpen the standard taxonomy of doxastic and nondoxastic theories, invoking two crucially orthogonal principles: the Belief Principle holds that only beliefs can serve as evidence for ... More


Referring to Eternal God

Paul Helm

in Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590391
eISBN:
9780191595516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590391.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How can a God timelessly eternal be referred to since he is not part of our spatio-temporal matrix? How may we obtain ‘individuating facts’ (Strawson) for such a God? The scepticism of Nielsen, Flew ... More


The ‘Perceptual Given’ and ‘Perceptual Mediators’ Or The Formation of the Visual Experience

Brian O'Shaughnessy

in Consciousness and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

When outer objects are seen, it is through mediation by the epistemologically more immediate items, ‘the visual given’ and ‘the visual mediators’. There is reason for thinking that seeing is the ... More


The Tortoise and the Serpent: Sellars on the Structure of Empirical Knowledge

Michael Williams

in Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573301
eISBN:
9780191722172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573301.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In ‘Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind’, (EPM) Sellars adumbrates an epistemological third way that avoids the pitfalls of the traditional alternatives — foundationalism and coherentism — while ... More


Neurobiological Models: An Unnecessary Divide— Neural Models in Psychiatry

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter looks at examples of biological approaches to understanding two mental disorders: schizophrenia and addiction. It shows that biological models in psychiatry depend on an implicit concept ... More


Julius Caesar and George Berkeley Play Leapfrog

Simon Blackburn

in Practical Tortoise Raising: and other philosophical essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199548057
eISBN:
9780191594953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548057.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is a response to the view expressed by John McDowell in which the mind relates to the world by absorbing facts, thought of as worldly items, within itself. It argues that the metaphors ... More


Why Is Sellars's Essay Called “Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind”?

John McDowell

in Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573301
eISBN:
9780191722172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573301.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind’ (EPM) is sometimes read as attacking empiricism in general. But Sellars's announced target is traditional empiricism. In traditional empiricism, experience ... More


Public International Law Approaches to Jurisdiction

Cedric Ryngaert

in Jurisdiction in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544714
eISBN:
9780191719943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544714.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Under public international law, two approaches could be taken to the question of jurisdiction. Either one allows States to exercise jurisdiction as they see fit, unless there is a prohibitive rule to ... More


Felix Guattari's Schizoanalytic Ecology

Hanjo Berressem

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450751
eISBN:
9781474480833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Félix Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Ecology argues that Guattari’s ecosophy, which it regards as a ‘schizoanalytic ecology’ or ‘schizoecology’ for short, is the most consistent conceptual spine of ... More


Mythology of the Given

Ernest Sosa

in Reflective Knowledge: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199217250
eISBN:
9780191696053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217250.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the subtle and complex epistemology developed by Wilfrid Sellars over the course of a long career. At the heart of the Myth of the Given, Sellars finds this claim: that in ... More


Rescuing Conservatism: A Defense of Existing Value 1

G. A. Cohen

in Reasons and Recognition: Essays on the Philosophy of T.M. Scanlon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753673
eISBN:
9780199918829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753673.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The conservative attitude that I seek to describe, and begin to defend, in this paper is a bias in favour of retaining what is of value, even in the face of replacing it by something of greater ... More


Immediate Knowledge: The New Dialectic of Givenness

Jay F. Rosenberg

in Thinking about Knowing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251339
eISBN:
9780191598326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251339.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Discusses epistemic foundationalism. Examines the confrontation between Wilfrid Sellars's critique of the ‘Myth of the Given’ and William Alston's defence of ‘immediate knowledge’, and explores and ... More


Being Given

Robyn Horner

in Rethinking God as Gift: Marion, Derrida, and the Limits of Phenomenology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221219
eISBN:
9780823235599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221219.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the Étant donné, published in 1997, which represents the fullest account of Marion's phenomenology to date. It examines four of the five books of Étant ... More


Epistemology

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/9780199260256.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The focus is epistemological. (OV) has certain features that may provoke concerns under the head of the Myth of the Given. An initial challenge from Sellars is set out and dealt with. An extended ... More


View: