Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 54,785 items for:

philosophyxclear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

 

Refine by product

 

The Time of the Crime

Domietta Torlasco.

April 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: aesthetics and philosophy of art. 144 pages.

This book interrogates the relationship between time and vision as it emerges in five Italian films from the 1960s and 1970s: Antonioni's Blow-Up and The Passenger, Bertolucci's The...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

Silencing the Demon's Advocate

Ronald Rubin.

April 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: philosophy. 208 pages.

This book attempts to explain The Meditations (1641), a classic of Western philosophy in which Descartes tries to reach a predetermined end (“perfect certainty”) by means of a definite...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

Crescent Moon over the Rational

Stephen H. Watson.

September 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: aesthetics and philosophy of art. 256 pages.

Why, and in what manner, did artist Paul Klee have such a significant impact on twentieth-century thinkers? His art and his writing inspired leading philosophers to produce key texts in...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

On Ethics and History

Philip J. Ivanhoe.

November 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: history of Western philosophy. 208 pages.

Zhang Xuecheng (1738–1801) has primarily been read as a philosopher of history. This volume presents him as an ethical philosopher with a distinctive understanding of the aims and methods...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

The Problem of Distraction

Paul North.

October 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of mind. 248 pages.

We live in an age of distraction. Contemporary analyses of culture, politics, techno-science, and psychology insist on this. They often suggest remedies for it, or ways to capitalize on it....

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

Adam Smith's Pluralism

Jack Russell Weinstein.

September 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social and political philosophy. 448 pages.

This book suggests that the foundations of liberalism can be found in the writings of Adam Smith (1723–1790), a pioneer of modern economic theory and a major figure in the Scottish...

Go to Yale University Press » abstract

Abandoned to Ourselves

Peter A. Meyers.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social and political philosophy. 512 pages.

This book shows how the centerpiece of the Enlightenment—society as the symbol of collective human life and as the fundamental domain of human practice—was primarily composed and animated...

Go to Yale University Press » abstract

On Being a Language Teacher

Norma Lopez-Burton and Denise Minor.

March 2014; published online May 2014.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of language. 408 pages.

This book provides an innovative, personal approach to second language teaching. Through illustrative personal anecdotes, this text guides new and aspiring language teachers through key...

Go to Yale University Press » abstract

Exemplarity and Chosenness

Dana Hollander.

March 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: philosophy. 296 pages.

This is a combined study of the philosophies of Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) and Franz Rosenzweig (1886–1929) that explores the question: How may we account for the possibility of...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract

The Equivocation of Reason

James Phillips.

July 2007; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of science. 160 pages.

This book asks how the literary works of the German writer Heinrich von Kleist might be considered a critique and elaboration of Kantian philosophy. In 1801, the 23-year-old Kleist,...

Go to Stanford University Press » abstract