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The Actual and the PossibleModality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

The Actual and the Possible: Modality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

Mark Sinclair (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198786436
eISBN:
9780191828751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume offers a selection of essays by leading specialists on modality and the metaphysics of modality in the history of modern philosophy, from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. It ... More

After CertaintyA History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

Robert Pasnau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801788
eISBN:
9780191840371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

No part of philosophy is as disconnected from its history as is epistemology. After Certainty offers a reconstruction of that history as the story of an epistemic ideal first formulated by Plato and ... More

All Talked OutNaturalism and the Future of Philosophy

All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy

J.D. Trout

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190686802
eISBN:
9780190686833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686802.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Few topics animate, even polarize, philosophers, more than Naturalism, a doctrine which states that philosophy is continuous with, and perhaps even replaceable by, sciences worthy of the name. On one ... More

Attention, Not Self

Attention, Not Self

Jonardon Ganeri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198757405
eISBN:
9780191817304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198757405.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Attention is of fundamental importance in the philosophy of mind, in epistemology, in action theory, and in ethics. This book presents an account in which attention, not self, explains the ... More

Best ExplanationsNew Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation

Best Explanations: New Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation

Kevin McCain and Ted Poston (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198746904
eISBN:
9780191809125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746904.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Explanatory reasoning is quite common. Not only are rigorous inferences to the best explanation used pervasively in the sciences, explanatory reasoning is virtually ubiquitous in everyday life. ... More

Categories for the Working Philosopher

Categories for the Working Philosopher

Elaine Landry (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198748991
eISBN:
9780191811593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748991.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Borrowing from the title of Saunders Mac Lane’s seminal work Categories for the Working Mathematician, this book aims to bring the concepts of category theory to philosophers working in areas ranging ... More

The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

Avner Baz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801887
eISBN:
9780191840432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801887.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book presents a critique of what has come to be called “the method of cases”—theorizing on the basis of the “application” of words to cases—as well as of the recent debates between “armchair” and ... More

Explaining KnowledgeNew Essays on the Gettier Problem

Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem

Rodrigo Borges, Claudio de Almeida, and Peter D. Klein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198724551
eISBN:
9780191840142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This is an edited collection of twenty-three new papers on the Gettier Problem and the issues connected with it. The set of authors includes many of the major figures in contemporary epistemology who ... More

Explanation and Integration in Mind and Brain Science

Explanation and Integration in Mind and Brain Science

David M. Kaplan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199685509
eISBN:
9780191765667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685509.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

While it has long been a topic of discussion among philosophers and scientists alike, there is growing appreciation that understanding the complex relationship between neuroscience and psychological ... More

Husserl's LegacyPhenomenology, Metaphysics, and Transcendental Philosophy

Husserl's Legacy: Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Transcendental Philosophy

Dan Zahavi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199684830
eISBN:
9780191765124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684830.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

What is ultimately at stake in Husserl’s phenomenological analyses? Are they primarily to be understood as investigations of consciousness, and if so, must they be classified as psychological ... More

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