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VulnerabilityNew Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy

Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy

Catriona Mackenzie, Wendy Rogers, and Susan Dodds (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316649
eISBN:
9780199346431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316649.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume breaks new ground by investigating the ethics of vulnerability. Vulnerability is a central feature of human existence. Although its normative significance is recognized in moral theory ... More

Walking the Tightrope of ReasonThe Precarious Life of a Rational Animal

Walking the Tightrope of Reason: The Precarious Life of a Rational Animal

Robert Fogelin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177541
eISBN:
9780199850143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177541.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Human beings are both supremely rational and deeply superstitious, capable of believing just about anything and of questioning just about everything. Indeed, just as our reason demands that we know ... More

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Colby Dickinson and Stéphane Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270170
eISBN:
9780823270217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270170.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the Arcades Project, Walter Benjamin writes that his work is “related to theology as blotting pad is related to ink. It is saturated with it. Were one to go by the blotter, however, nothing of ... More

Wandering in DarknessNarrative and the Problem of Suffering

Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can one hold consistently both that there is suffering in the world and that there is an omniscient, omnipotent, perfectly good God? This book argues that one can. The opening section presents ... More

Wandering SignificanceAn Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The book's discussion is divided into two parts. Chapters 1-5 trace the unnoticed yet occasionally harmful role that uncritical thinking about ‘concepts’ plays within our practical life, whether in ... More

The Waning of Materialism

The Waning of Materialism

Robert C. Koons and George Bealer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556182
eISBN:
9780191721014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556182.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book twenty-three philosophers examine the doctrine of materialism and find it wanting. The case against materialism comprises arguments from conscious experience, from the unity and identity ... More

War after DeathOn Violence and Its Limits

War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Steven Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256778
eISBN:
9780823261406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history ... More

War and Individual RightsThe Foundations of Just War Theory

War and Individual Rights: The Foundations of Just War Theory

Kai Draper

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199388899
eISBN:
9780199388912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388899.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book begins with the assumption that individual rights exist and stand as moral obstacles to the pursuit of national, no less than personal, interests. That assumption might seem to demand a ... More

War and Self-Defense

War and Self-Defense

David Rodin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257744
eISBN:
9780191601811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the moral response to war and aggression within the context of self-defence. Two main projects are undertaken: to explain defensive rights in their most general form, and determine ... More

Warrant and Proper Function

Warrant and Proper Function

Alvin Plantinga

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078640
eISBN:
9780199872213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book and in its companion volumes, Warrant: The Current Debate and Warranted Christian Belief, I examine the nature of epistemic warrant, that quantity enough of which distinguishes knowledge ... More

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