Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 2,607 items for:

Clear All

View:

Outrageous FortuneGloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

Outrageous Fortune: Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

William Ian Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197530689
eISBN:
9780197530887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530689.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book is a drolly pessimistic and vaguely misanthropic account that gives it a unity of voice, of view, and of several interlaced themes: the scarcity of good, that most of happiness comes in the ... More

AnxietyA Philosophical History

Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Bettina Bergo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a study of the unlikely “career” of anxiety in nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophy. Anxiety is an affect, something more subtle, sometimes more persistent, than an emotion or a ... More

EmpiricismsExperience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene

Empiricisms: Experience and Experiment from Antiquity to the Anthropocene

Barry Allen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508930
eISBN:
9780197508961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508930.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Empiricisms reassesses the values of experience and experiment in European philosophy and comparatively. It traces the history of empirical philosophy from its birth in Greek medicine to its ... More

Trust in a Polarized Age

Trust in a Polarized Age

Kevin Vallier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190887223
eISBN:
9780190887254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887223.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Americans today don’t trust each other and their institutions as much as they used to. The collapse of social and political trust arguably has fueled our increasingly ferocious ideological conflicts ... More

On Being and BecomingAn Existentialist Approach to Life

On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190913656
eISBN:
9780197516867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913656.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

On Being and Becoming offers a new approach to existentialist philosophy and literature, as responding to competing demands for universal truth and the defense of the irreducible singularity of the ... More

Philosophies of Gratitude

Philosophies of Gratitude

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197526866
eISBN:
9780197526897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526866.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophies of Gratitude is a study of gratitude as a philosophical concept. It explores what philosophers from Aristotle to Kant have said about gratitude, and examines what role the idea of ... More

The Solidarity SolutionPrinciples for a Fair Income Distribution

The Solidarity Solution: Principles for a Fair Income Distribution

Kristi A. Olson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190907457
eISBN:
9780190907488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What is a fair income distribution? The empirical literature seems to assume that equal income would be fair, but the equal income answer faces two objections. First, equal income is likely to be ... More

Taking Frege at his Word

Taking Frege at his Word

Joan Weiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198865476
eISBN:
9780191897832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865476.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Frege is widely regarded as having set much of the agenda of contemporary analytic philosophy. As standardly read, he meant to introduce—and make crucial contributions to—the project of giving an ... More

The Liberal State and Criminal SanctionSeeking Justice and Civility

The Liberal State and Criminal Sanction: Seeking Justice and Civility

Jonathan A. Jacobs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190863623
eISBN:
9780190863654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Current forms of incarceration in the U.S. and U.K. are morally problematic in ways that are antithetical to the values and principles of liberal democracy. While indicating those morally problematic ... More

Moral Philosophy and Moral Life

Moral Philosophy and Moral Life

Anne-Marie Søndergaard Christensen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866695
eISBN:
9780191898860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866695.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a work in moral philosophy and its ambition is to contribute to a renewed understanding of moral philosophy, the role of moral theory, and the relation between moral philosophy and moral ... More

View: