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 On “Defundamentalizing” Fundamentalists

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter points out some of the negative consequences of scriptural fundamentalisms such as homophobia, gender inequality; religious intolerance; self‐righteousness; intellectual ... More


Fallible A Priori Justification

Albert Casullo

in A Priori Justification

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195115055
eISBN:
9780199786190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195115058.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter articulates the requirements of fallible a priori justification. It distinguishes two senses of fallibility: c-fallibility, justification that does not guarantee truth; and ... More


How to Disagree about How to Disagree

Adam Elga

in Disagreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226078
eISBN:
9780191594236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for the incoherence of unrestricted conciliatory views according to which one ought always to modify one's view in the direction of one's peer in cases of peer disagreement. It ... More


Are Supervaluational and Revision Theories Self‐Undermining?

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter is concerned with the extent to which supervaluation and revision theories can declare that their rules all preserve truth. The extent varies from one such theory to another, but none ... More


Determinateness, Stratification, and Revenge

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Does the presence of a transfinitely iterable determinacy operator re-create the difficulties with stratified truth theories? This chapter argues that it does not. It begins by pointing out the many ... More


Humour Directed at the Persona

Maria Plaza

in The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281114
eISBN:
9780191712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281114.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter on persona-oriented humour argues that while it is a valuable insight that the persona is not identical with the author, the gap created between author and persona by humorous ... More


Introduction

Christensen David and Lackey Christensen Jennifer

in The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698370
eISBN:
9780191748899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698370.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction by David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey briefly explains some of the main themes that have surfaced in the literature on disagreement. It sketches the distinction between ... More


Reactive Sequences in Global Health Governance

Tine Hanrieder and Michael Zürn

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Historical institutionalism (HI) is criticized for over-emphasizing stability and linearity in global institutions. The authors argue that both institutional stability and change can be due to ... More


Introduction

Meijer Roel and Edwin Bakker

in The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327638
eISBN:
9780199388097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction deals especially with prejudices against the Muslim Brotherhood, which is often seen as a threat to European values, and with the accusation that the organisation is inherently ... More


Self-undermining chances

Richard Pettigrew

in Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198732716
eISBN:
9780191797019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In the previous chapters in this part of the book, it has been assumed that the objective chances are not self-undermining—that is, they assign maximal probability to the hypothesis that says that ... More


Nonintervention

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies the direct and indirect reasons that support the norm of nonintervention. Directly, nonintervention harms the self determination of peoples and it tends to produce one or more ... More


Tolerance and Chance

Cian Dorr, John Hawthorne, and Juhani Yli-Vakkuri

in The Bounds of Possibility: Puzzles of Modal Variation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192846655
eISBN:
9780191939143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846655.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores Tolerance Puzzles in which the operative modality is that of objective chance. We show that a principle of ‘Chance Fixity’, according to which facts about the chances at a given ... More


On the (In)Significance of Moral Disagreement for Moral Knowledge 1

Jason Decker and Daniel Groll

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 8

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678044
eISBN:
9780191757457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678044.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers an epistemological argument from disagreement which concludes that many of most people’s moral beliefs do not amount to knowledge (even if there are moral facts of the matter ... More


Knowledge versus Truth

John Gibbons

in The Norm of Belief

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673391
eISBN:
9780191751684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673391.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Part IV is an attempt to make my version of subjectivism work. One thing we need to do is to replace the teleological picture that sees rationality as a means to our more objective doxastic aims. We ... More


Woodenness–The (Palm) Heart of the Matter

Timothy Morton

Sten Pultz Moslund, Marlene Karlsson Marcussen, and Martin Karlsson Pedersen (eds)

in How Literature Comes to Matter: Post-Anthropocentric Approaches to Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474461313
eISBN:
9781474496179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461313.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This afterword comments on the articles in the book and amasses a host of diverse and connected things into critical reflection, from phenomena and objects such as the automatization of society, ... More


Problems for Credulism

James Pryor

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/9780199899494.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

The recent rise of dogmatism has been challenged by Bayesian epistemology on various grounds. Here I use the notion of undermining defeat as a way to evaluate the problems Bayesians offers to ... More


Epistemic Modesty Defended 1

David Christensen

in The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698370
eISBN:
9780191748899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698370.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It has often been noticed that conciliatory views of disagreement are “self-undermining” in a certain way: advocates of such views cannot consistently maintain them when other philosophers disagree. ... More


The crisis of party management

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the extraordinary sense of crisis that arose around 2000-1 as awareness grew of ‘New Labour’ politics losing public support. Special attention is paid to some of the mistaken ... More


Evaluation and perspectives

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates Blair’s form of management in relation to the goals covered in Chapter 4 and a realist’s view of its controlling organisational successes. It is argued here that these ... More


Restrained action, 1940–5

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The outbreak of the Second World War severely debilitated the transnational networks related to militant republicanism. In Ireland, the Irish Republican Army was outlawed and lengthy internment was ... More


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