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Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197501627
eISBN:
9780197501658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501627.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1703–after 1752) is the first modern African philosopher to study and teach in a European university and write in the European philosophical tradition. This book provides an ... More

Locke Among the RadicalsLiberty and Property in the Nineteenth Century

Locke Among the Radicals: Liberty and Property in the Nineteenth Century

Daniel Layman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190939076
eISBN:
9780190939106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939076.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During the nineteenth century, the Lockean radicals—Thomas Hodgskin, Lysander Spooner, John Bray, and Henry George—picked up the loose ends of Locke’s property theory and wove them into two competing ... More

Marx in MotionA New Materialist Marxism

Marx in Motion: A New Materialist Marxism

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197526477
eISBN:
9780197526514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Political Philosophy

Socialism is back, and with it comes a renewed interest in Marx’s critique of capitalism. After the 2008 financial crash, international book sales of Capital exploded for the first time in decades. ... More

Joyce's UlyssesPhilosophical Perspectives

Joyce's Ulysses: Philosophical Perspectives

Philip Kitcher (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190842260
eISBN:
9780190842291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842260.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ulysses is a famously difficult book. Philosophy is well-known as an abstruse subject. Yet thinking about Joyce’s great novel in philosophical ways provides not only new approaches for seasoned ... More

John RawlsDebating the Major Questions

John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions

Jon Mandle and Sarah Roberts-Cady (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190859213
eISBN:
9780190859220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859213.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This collection of original essays explores major areas of debate inspired by the political philosophy of John Rawls. The volume is divided into ten parts, exploring ten distinct questions: Can ... More

Surrounding Self-Control

Surrounding Self-Control

Alfred R. Mele (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197500941
eISBN:
9780197500972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is one of the fruits of the Philosophy and Science of Self-Control project, a three-year project designed to explore the topic of self-control from a variety of angles: neuroscience; ... More

Seeing ClearlyA Buddhist Guide to Life

Seeing Clearly: A Buddhist Guide to Life

Nicolas Bommarito

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190887506
eISBN:
9780190092559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887506.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Many of us, even on our happiest days, struggle to quiet the constant buzz of anxiety in the background of our minds. All kinds of worries—worries about losing people and things, worries about how we ... More

WisdomA Humanistic Conception

Wisdom: A Humanistic Conception

John Kekes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197514047
eISBN:
9780197514078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514047.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book develops and defends a humanistic conception of wisdom as a personal attitude that guides how we evaluate the possibilities and limits of life in the context in which we live. The attitude ... More

Ending Midlife BiasNew Values for Old Age

Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Nancy S. Jecker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live at a time when human lifespans have increased like never before. As average lifespans stretch to new lengths, how does this impact the values we hold most dear? Do these values change over ... More

Norms and Necessity

Norms and Necessity

Amie L. Thomasson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190098193
eISBN:
9780190098223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098193.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops a new approach to understanding our claims about what is metaphysically necessary or possible: modal normativism. While claims about what is metaphysically necessary or possible ... More

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