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Abortion

Michael Tooley.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 36782 words.

Questions concerning the moral and appropriate legal status of abortion are among the most important issues in applied ethics, and answering those questions involves addressing some...

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Action

Adrian Haddock.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 6449 words.

The philosophy of action shares with its topic a certain uncertainty of location. Is action located inside the mind or outside the mind—or does it in some way belong to both domains...

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Action

Alfred R. Mele.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy

November 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind. 12295 words.

What are actions? And how are actions to be explained? These two central questions of the philosophy of action call, respectively, for a theory of the nature of action and a theory of the...

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Addiction

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder.

in In Praise of Desire

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind. 7985 words.

Addicts appear to have very strong desires for their addictive goods, and so to display a worrying degree of indifference to morally important ends when they choose their addictive goods...

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Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Language

Mark Pinder.

in The Philosophical Quarterly

October 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind. 1212 words.

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Against Moral Responsibility

Mikhail Valdman.

in The Philosophical Quarterly

October 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind. 1187 words.

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Agency and the Self

Neil Sinhababu.

in Humean Nature

March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind. 10671 words.

Chapter 10 presents Humean Self-Constitution, the view that agents are constituted by all of their desires, and not by any other motivational states. Our agency and character explain how we...

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Alfred Tarski

Mario Gomez-Torrente.

in Philosophy

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 6396 words.

Alfred Tarski (b. 1901–d. 1983) was a Polish American–mathematician, widely regarded as one of the greatest logicians of all time. Tarski’s work has been influential in philosophy,...

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All You Need Is Love(s)

Maureen Sie.

in Neuroexistentialism

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind; Moral Philosophy. 7893 words.

In this chapter, Maureen Sie argues that our nature as loving beings can explain our nature as moral beings. Because love and morality seem to be similar phenomena in many ways, she...

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ANALYSING ANIMALITY: A CRITICAL APPROACH

Jason Wyckoff.

in The Philosophical Quarterly

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind. 7852 words.

Most people seem to believe that it is wrong to cause needless suffering and death to non-human animals, and yet most people also contribute to the needless suffering and death of a great...

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