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Abstraction and Infinity

Abstraction and Infinity

Paolo Mancosu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746829
eISBN:
9780191809095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

The book provides an original investigation of historical and systematic aspects of the notions of abstraction and infinity and their interaction. The notion of abstraction in question is that ... More

AbstractionismEssays in Philosophy of Mathematics

Abstractionism: Essays in Philosophy of Mathematics

Philip A Ebert and Marcus Rossberg (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199645268
eISBN:
9780191755330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645268.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The collection contains an extensive introduction and 16 original papers on the philosophical and mathematical aspects of Abstractionism—a position in the philosophy of mathematics which is a ... More

Aesthetic AnimismDigital Poetry's Ontological Implications

Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry's Ontological Implications

David Jhave Johnston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034517
eISBN:
9780262334396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book offers a decoder for some of the new forms of poetry enabled by digital technology. Examining many of the strange technological vectors converging on language, it proposes a poetics ... More

All EarsThe Aesthetics of Espionage

All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273959
eISBN:
9780823274000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273959.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The world of international politics has been recently rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals that are all tied to various practices of auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless ... More

The Aristotelian EthicsA Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

The Aristotelian Ethics: A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790938
eISBN:
9780191836282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790938.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an attempt to solve a long-standing problem of Aristotelian scholarship on the basis of historical and philosophical arguments and a statistical study of features of style. It presents a ... More

As Wide as the World Is WiseReinventing Philosophical Anthropology

As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead ... More

Aspects of AgencyDecisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Aspects of Agency: Decisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Alfred R. Mele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190659974
eISBN:
9780190660000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190659974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Libertarianism about free will is the conjunction of a negative thesis and a positive thesis. The negative thesis is that free will is incompatible with determinism. The positive thesis is that there ... More

Being, Freedom, and MethodThemes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

Being, Freedom, and Method: Themes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

John A. Keller (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198715702
eISBN:
9780191783401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

In The Philosophy of Philosophy, Timothy Williamson wrote that Peter van Inwagen’s work is among the “liveliest, exactest, and most creative…of the final third of the 20th Century.” This collection ... More

Beyond SpeechPornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Beyond Speech: Pornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Mari Mikkola (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190257910
eISBN:
9780190257927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of eleven previously unpublished chapters contains the latest developments in analytic feminist philosophy on the topic of pornography. A rich feminist literature on pornography has ... More

Beyond VisionPhilosophical Essays

Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Casey O’Callaghan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book draws theoretical and philosophical lessons about perception, the nature of its objects, and sensory awareness through sustained attention to extra-visual and multisensory forms of ... More

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