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Transient TruthsAn Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions

Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions

Berit Brogaard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796908
eISBN:
9780199933235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796908.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

What are the things that we assert, believe, and desire? The orthodox view among philosophers is eternalism: these are contents that have their truth-values eternally. Transient Truths provides the ... More

Transparent MindsA Study of Self-Knowledge

Transparent Minds: A Study of Self-Knowledge

Jordi Fernández

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664023
eISBN:
9780191748448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We all seem to know what mental states we are in. At any given moment, we know, for example, what we believe, and what we want. But how do we know that? The project of Transparent Minds is to explain ... More

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ

Leif Weatherby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269402
eISBN:
9780823269457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269402.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ reconstructs Romantic Organology, a discourse that German Romantics developed by combining scientific and philosophical discourses about biological function and ... More

Trash TalksRevelations in the Rubbish

Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish

Elizabeth V. Spelman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190239350
eISBN:
9780190239381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239350.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

People’s notorious habits of disposal appear to have put them well on the way to making the earth inhospitable to life. But their relation to rejectamenta includes much more than shedding and ... More

Treatise on Consequences

Treatise on Consequences

John Buridan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Treatise on Consequences contains the most important treatment of logical consequence in the middle ages. Buridan was a philosopher working at the University of Paris in the mid-fourteenth ... More

The Trolley Problem Mysteries

The Trolley Problem Mysteries

F.M. Kamm

Eric Rakowski (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190247157
eISBN:
9780190247188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247157.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Suppose you can stop a trolley from killing five people, but only by turning it onto a side track where it will kill one person. May you turn the trolley? What if the only way to rescue the five is ... More

TropesProperties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Douglas Ehring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608539
eISBN:
9780191729607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608539.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The main goal of this work is to provide a metaphysical account of properties and of how they are related to concrete particulars. On the broadest level, this work is a defense of tropes and of trope ... More

The Trouble with PleasureDeleuze and Psychoanalysis

The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Aaron Schuster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262528597
eISBN:
9780262334150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262528597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally a matter of lack, absence, and loss? This is ... More

True to Our FeelingsWhat Our Emotions Are Really Telling Us

True to Our Feelings: What Our Emotions Are Really Telling Us

Robert C. Solomon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368536
eISBN:
9780199852031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368536.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book states that we live our lives through our emotions, and that it is our emotions which give our lives meaning. What interests or fascinates us, who we love, what angers us, what moves us, ... More

Truly Understood

Truly Understood

Christopher Peacocke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199239443
eISBN:
9780191717000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239443.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book argues that truth and reference have a much deeper role in the explanation of meaning and understanding than has hitherto been appreciated. Examination of specific concepts shows that a ... More

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