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Acting LiturgicallyPhilosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Acting Liturgically: Philosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805380
eISBN:
9780191843457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805380.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity; this book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores ... More

The Actual and the PossibleModality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

The Actual and the Possible: Modality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

Mark Sinclair (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198786436
eISBN:
9780191828751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume offers a selection of essays by leading specialists on modality and the metaphysics of modality in the history of modern philosophy, from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. It ... More

After CertaintyA History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

Robert Pasnau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801788
eISBN:
9780191840371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

No part of philosophy is as disconnected from its history as is epistemology. After Certainty offers a reconstruction of that history as the story of an epistemic ideal first formulated by Plato and ... More

Agamben and Radical Politics

Agamben and Radical Politics

Daniel McLoughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of September 11 2001. Yet his work was ... More

The Age of CulpabilityChildren and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803324
eISBN:
9780191841514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Reflection on the grounds for leniency towards children who commit crimes is the entry point into the development, in this book, of a theory of the nature of criminal responsibility and desert of ... More

An Age of RiskPolitics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Emily C. Nacol

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows that risk, now treated as a permanent feature of our lives, did not always govern understandings of the future. Focusing on the epistemological, political, and economic writings of ... More

Agonistic MourningPolitical Dissidence and the Women in Black

Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Athena Athanasiou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420143
eISBN:
9781474434904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420143.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Drawing on a wide range of contemporary social and political thought, the book engages with a feminist dissident movement: namely, former Yugoslavia’s “Women in Black” (Žene u Crnom orŽuC) and its ... More

All Talked OutNaturalism and the Future of Philosophy

All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy

J.D. Trout

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190686802
eISBN:
9780190686833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686802.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Few topics animate, even polarize, philosophers, more than Naturalism, a doctrine which states that philosophy is continuous with, and perhaps even replaceable by, sciences worthy of the name. On one ... More

The Appearance of IgnoranceKnowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Keith DeRose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume presents, develops, and champions contextualist solutions to two of the stickiest problems in epistemology: The puzzles of skeptical hypotheses and of lotteries. It is argued that, at ... More

Art and AuthorityMoral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

Art and Authority: Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

K. E. Gover

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768692
eISBN:
9780191822056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Art and Authority is a philosophical essay on artistic authority and freedom: its sources, nature, and limits. It draws upon real-world cases and controversies in contemporary visual art and connects ... More

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