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Freedom of Speech and ExpressionIts History, Its Value, Its Good Use, and Its Misuse

Freedom of Speech and Expression: Its History, Its Value, Its Good Use, and Its Misuse

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197532157
eISBN:
9780197532188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532157.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book on freedom of speech and expression starts (chapter 1) with an inter-cultural history of this valued right through the ages and then recalls (chapter 2) the benefits for which we rightly ... More

Political CorruptionThe Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Political Corruption: The Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Ferretti

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197567869
eISBN:
9780197567890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567869.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses political corruption and anticorruption as a matter of a public ethics of office. It shows how political corruption is the Trojan horse that undermines public institutions from ... More

Duty to SelfMoral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Duty to Self: Moral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Paul Schofield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190941758
eISBN:
9780190941789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Duty to self has not been taken seriously by contemporary moral and political philosophers, with many even denying the coherence of the notion. Morality and politics concern treatment of others, ... More

Illuminating the MindAn Introduction to Buddhist Epistemology

Illuminating the Mind: An Introduction to Buddhist Epistemology

Jonathan Stoltz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907532
eISBN:
9780190907570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book provides readers with an introduction to epistemology within the Buddhist intellectual tradition. It is designed to be accessible to those whose primary background is in the “Western” ... More

Metaphysical ExileOn J.M. Coetzee's Jesus Fictions

Metaphysical Exile: On J.M. Coetzee's Jesus Fictions

Robert Pippin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565940
eISBN:
9780197565971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565940.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is the first detailed interpretation of J. M. Coetzee’s “Jesus” trilogy as a whole. Robert Pippin treats the three “fictions” as a philosophical fable, in the tradition of Plato’s Republic, ... More

God, Suffering, and the Value of Free Will

God, Suffering, and the Value of Free Will

Laura W. Ekstrom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197556412
eISBN:
9780197556443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556412.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book focuses on arguments from suffering against the existence of God and on a variety of issues concerning agency and value that they bring out. The central aim is to show the extent and power ... More

Justice and Egalitarian Relations

Justice and Egalitarian Relations

Christian Schemmel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190084240
eISBN:
9780190084271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084240.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Why does equality matter, as a social and political value, and what does it require? Relational egalitarians argue that it does not primarily require that people receive equal distributive shares of ... More

Rules for WrongdoersLaw, Morality, War

Rules for Wrongdoers: Law, Morality, War

Arthur Ripstein

Saira Mohamed (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553978
eISBN:
9780197554005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553978.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ripstein’s lectures, which constitute the central texts of this book, focus on the two bodies of rules governing war: the ius ad bellum, which regulates resort to armed force, and the ius in bello, ... More

PrejudiceA Study in Non-Ideal Epistemology

Prejudice: A Study in Non-Ideal Epistemology

Endre Begby

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198852834
eISBN:
9780191887130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852834.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Prejudiced beliefs may certainly seem like defective beliefs. But in what sense defective? No doubt, many of them will be false. Some will also be harmful. But many philosophers further argue that ... More

Reasons, Justification, and Defeat

Reasons, Justification, and Defeat

Jessica Brown and Mona Simion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198847205
eISBN:
9780191882111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847205.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Traditionally, the notion of defeat has been central to epistemology, practical reasoning, and ethics. Within epistemology, it is standardly assumed that a subject who knows that p, or justifiably ... More

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