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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

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

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This collection of eleven previously unpublished chapters contains the latest developments in analytic feminist philosophy on the topic of pornography.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

Causal Powers

Causal Powers

Jonathan D. Jacobs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198796572
eISBN:
9780191837838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796572.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection brings together new and important work by both emerging scholars and those who helped shape the field on the nature of causal powers, and the connections between causal powers and ... More

Chance in Evolution

Chance in Evolution

Grant Ramsey and Charles H. Pence (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226401744
eISBN:
9780226401911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401911.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Evolutionary biology since Darwin has seen a dramatic entrenchment and elaboration of the role of chance in evolution. It is nearly impossible to discuss contemporary evolutionary theory in any depth ... More

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

If collective remembrance is as old as human communal existence and the age-old practices that forge its cohesion, theoretical preoccupation with the phenomenon of collective memory is relatively ... More

Contrastive Reasons

Contrastive Reasons

Justin Snedegar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198785934
eISBN:
9780191835711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops and defends contrastivism about reasons. This is the view that normative reasons are fundamentally reasons for or against actions or attitudes only relative to sets of ... More

Counterfactuals and Probability

Counterfactuals and Probability

Moritz Schulz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785958
eISBN:
9780191831713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

In this book, the semantics of counterfactuals is studied by drawing on contexts of epistemic uncertainty. Probability plays a twofold role: the concept is used both to describe how counterfactuals ... More

Data-Centric BiologyA Philosophical Study

Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Sabina Leonelli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The convergence of new technologies for the production, dissemination and analysis of scientific data and new regulatory regimes has provoked a reshuffling of priorities in research practices and ... More

Descartes and CartesianismEssays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Stephen Gaukroger and Catherine Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198779643
eISBN:
9780191824692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection of essays from leading specialists of the philosophical and scientific writings of Descartes explores not only Descartes’ own writings but also those of his immediate successors and ... More

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