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Drawing the LineWhat to Do with the Work of Immoral Artists from Museums to the Movies

Drawing the Line: What to Do with the Work of Immoral Artists from Museums to the Movies

Erich Hatala Matthes

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197537572
eISBN:
9780197537602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537572.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What should we do, think, and feel when artists whom we love do terrible things? Recent years have been punctuated by revelations and reminders that popular artists (musicians, directors, actors, ... More

Belief and CounterfactualsA Study in Means-End Philosophy

Belief and Counterfactuals: A Study in Means-End Philosophy

Franz Huber

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780199976119
eISBN:
9780197585740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199976119.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is the first of two volumes on belief and counterfactuals. It consists of six of a total of eleven chapters. The first volume is concerned primarily with questions in epistemology and is ... More

How Things AreAn Introduction to Buddhist Metaphysics

How Things Are: An Introduction to Buddhist Metaphysics

Mark Siderits

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197606902
eISBN:
9780197606940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197606902.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This work is designed to introduce some of the more important fruits of Indian Buddhist metaphysical theorizing to philosophers with little or no prior knowledge of classical Indian philosophy. It is ... More

Appearance and ExplanationPhenomenal Explanationism in Epistemology

Appearance and Explanation: Phenomenal Explanationism in Epistemology

Kevin McCain and Luca Moretti

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192896872
eISBN:
9780191919152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896872.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

McCain and Moretti develop a new appearance/seemings-based theory of epistemic justification. This theory, Phenomenal Explanationism, takes as a reasonable starting point the idea that how things ... More

Fitting Things TogetherCoherence and the Demands of Structural Rationality

Fitting Things Together: Coherence and the Demands of Structural Rationality

Alex Worsnip

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197608142
eISBN:
9780197608173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197608142.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some combinations of attitudes—beliefs, credences, intentions, preferences, hopes, fears, and so on—don’t fit together right: they are incoherent. A natural idea is that there is a class of rational ... More

The Range of Reasonsin Ethics and Epistemology

The Range of Reasons: in Ethics and Epistemology

Daniel Whiting

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192893956
eISBN:
9780191915185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893956.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This book contributes to two debates and it does so by bringing them together. The first is a debate in metaethics concerning normative reasons, the considerations that serve to justify a person’s ... More

Scientific EpistemologyAn Introduction

Scientific Epistemology: An Introduction

Hilary Kornblith

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197609552
eISBN:
9780197609590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197609552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book provides an introduction to a scientifically informed approach to epistemological questions. Theories of knowledge are often motivated by the need to respond to skepticism. The skeptic ... More

Absence and NothingThe Philosophy of What There is Not

Absence and Nothing: The Philosophy of What There is Not

Stephen Mumford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198831532
eISBN:
9780191869303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Nothing is not. Yet it seems that we invoke absences and nothings often in our philosophical explanations. Negative metaphysics is on the rise. It has been claimed that absences can be causes, there ... More

City LivingHow Urban Spaces and Urban Dwellers Make One Another

City Living: How Urban Spaces and Urban Dwellers Make One Another

Quill R Kukla

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190855369
eISBN:
9780190855390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is about urban spaces, urban dwellers, and how these spaces and people make, shape, and change one another. It is the first systematic philosophical investigation of the nature of city life ... More

The Tyranny of GenerosityWhy Philanthropy Corrupts Our Politics and How We Can Fix It

The Tyranny of Generosity: Why Philanthropy Corrupts Our Politics and How We Can Fix It

Theodore M. Lechterman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197611418
eISBN:
9780197611449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197611418.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The practice of philanthropy, which generously releases private property for public purposes, represents in many ways the best angels of our nature. But this practice’s noteworthy virtues often blind ... More

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