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Agency and AnswerabilitySelected Essays

Agency and Answerability: Selected Essays

Gary Watson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199272273
eISBN:
9780191709968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272273.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume collects most of the author's publications on human action since the 1970s. The essays collected here are concerned to answer the questions ‘What makes us agents?’ and ‘What makes us ... More

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral TheorySelected Essays

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays

Andrews Reath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288830
eISBN:
9780191603648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book contains chapters on various features of Kant's moral psychology and moral theory, with particular emphasis on a conception of rational agency autonomy. The opening chapters explore ... More

Agency and Deontic Logic

Agency and Deontic Logic

John F. Horty

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134612
eISBN:
9780199833269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Develops deontic logic against the background of a rigorous theory of agency in branching, or indeterministic, time. It is often assumed that the notion of what an agent ought to do can be identified ... More

Agency and ResponsibilityA Common-Sense Moral Psychology

Agency and Responsibility: A Common-Sense Moral Psychology

Jeanette Kennett

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266302
eISBN:
9780191699146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266302.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Is it ever possible for people to act freely and intentionally against their better judgement? Is it ever possible to act in opposition to one's strongest desire? If either of these questions are ... More

Agency and the Foundations of EthicsNietzschean Constitutivism

Agency and the Foundations of Ethics: Nietzschean Constitutivism

Paul Katsafanas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199645077
eISBN:
9780191751912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Constitutivism is the view that we can derive substantive normative conclusions from an account of the nature of action. Agency and the Foundations of Ethics explains the constitutivist strategy and ... More

Aham: IThe Enigma of I-consciousness

Aham: I: The Enigma of I-consciousness

Anindita Niyogi Balslev

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089513
eISBN:
9780199082575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089513.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Philosophers across cultures generally hold I-consciousness to be an indubitable phenomenon. Based on a range of philosophical works derived from Indian and Western conceptual worlds, this book ... More

The Aim of Belief

The Aim of Belief

Timothy Chan (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672134
eISBN:
9780191759079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672134.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is belief? ‘Beliefs aim at truth’ is commonly accepted as the starting point for philosophers who want to give an adequate account of this fundamental state of mind, but it raises as many ... More

The Ajax DilemmaJustice, Fairness, and Rewards

The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards

Paul Woodruff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199768615
eISBN:
9780190267582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768615.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live in a world where CEOs give themselves million pound bonuses even as their companies go bankrupt and ordinary workers are laid off; where athletes make millions while teachers struggle to ... More

Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing

Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing

Ian Bogost

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678976
eISBN:
9781452948447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678976.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Humanity has sat at the center of philosophical thinking for too long. The recent advent of environmental philosophy and posthuman studies has widened our scope of inquiry to include ecosystems, ... More

Alienation

Alienation

Rahel Jaeggi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151986
eISBN:
9780231537599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151986.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book reconceives alienation as the absence of a meaningful relationship to oneself and others, something that manifests itself in feelings of helplessness and the despondent acceptance of ... More

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