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Wittgenstein's TractatusHistory and Interpretation

Wittgenstein's Tractatus: History and Interpretation

Peter Sullivan and Michael Potter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665785
eISBN:
9780191749261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This volume of newly written chapters on the history and interpretation of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus represents a significant step beyond the polemical debate between broad interpretive approaches ... More

A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her SexSelected Philosophical and Moral Writings

A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Gabrielle Suchon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

During the oppressive reign of Louis XIV, Gabrielle Suchon (1632–1703) was the most forceful female voice in France, advocating women's freedom and self-determination, access to knowledge, and ... More

Women and Citizenship

Women and Citizenship

Marilyn Friedman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

These studies explore a variety of ways in which citizenship has been politically and culturally differentiated by gender. Despite women’s political gains in the past century in many parts of the ... More

Women in PhilosophyWhat Needs to Change?

Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Katrina Hutchison and Fiona Jenkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its place among the humanities and social sciences, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in ... More

Women's Liberation and the SublimeFeminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Bonnie Mann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the 1980s, this book contends, an uncritical affirmation of anti-essentialism turned this important feminist critique into a disciplinary dogmatism that constrained and homogenized feminist ... More

Women's Rights as Multicultural ClaimsReconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Monica Mookherjee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book attempts to reconfigure feminism in a way that responds to cultural diversity. The book contends that a discourse of rights can be formulated and that this task is crucial to negotiating a ... More

The Wonder of ConsciousnessUnderstanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection

The Wonder of Consciousness: Understanding the Mind through Philosophical Reflection

Harold Langsam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015851
eISBN:
9780262298438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015851.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Consciousness is a wonderful thing, but if we are to fully appreciate its wonder, we need to articulate what it is about consciousness that makes it such an interesting and important phenomenon to ... More

Wondrous TruthsThe Improbable Triumph of Modern Science

Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science

J.D. Trout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199385072
eISBN:
9780199385102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Explaining the world around us, and the life within, is one of the most uniquely human drives, and the most celebrated activities of science. Good explanations are accurate causal accounts of the ... More

Word Made SkinFiguring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Word Made Skin: Figuring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224067
eISBN:
9780823235902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224067.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Today, body and language are prominent themes throughout philosophy. Each is strange enough on its own; this book asks what sense we might make of them together. Words reach out. Hands ... More

Words and ImagesAn Essay on the Origin of Ideas

Words and Images: An Essay on the Origin of Ideas

Christopher Gauker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599462
eISBN:
9780191729225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

At least since Locke, philosophers and psychologists have usually held that concepts arise out of sensory perceptions, thoughts are built from concepts, and language enables speakers to convey their ... More

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