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articulation

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

1. In oral communication, control of the voice so as to produce clear and distinct sounds in speech.

2. (semiotics) Structural levels within semiotic...

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Comparative Philosophy in Japan

John W.M. Krummel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Philosophy

P ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 8601 words.

This chapter discusses the comparative philosophies of two premier comparativists of postwar Japan, Nakamura Hajime and Izutsu Toshihiko. Both were known as accomplished scholars within...

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Ibn Sīnā (d. 428/1037)

Amos Bertolacci.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 13493 words.

The chapter deals with the metaphysical section (Ilāhiyyāt, “Science of Divine Things”) of Avicenna’s philosophical masterpiece Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Healing), discussing...

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Madhyamaka in India and Tibet

John Dunne.

in The Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy. 8026 words.

The Mahāyāna Buddhist philosophy of India and Tibet contains several major strands, and while some strands were eventually construed to be flawed, one became dominant in Indian Mahāyāna....

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William James

Michael Slater.

in Philosophy

P ublished online January 2015 .

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. 7307 words.

William James (1842–1910) was the most influential American philosopher and psychologist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the founding father of empirical psychology in the...

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Phenomenal Concepts

Andreas Elpidorou.

in Philosophy

P ublished online January 2015 .

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. 7571 words.

Phenomenal concepts are the concepts that we deploy when—but arguably not only when—we introspectively examine, focus on, or take notice of the phenomenal character of our experiences. They...

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Explanations of Religion

Justin McBrayer.

in Philosophy

P ublished online January 2018 .

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. 9391 words.

Every known human culture includes beliefs and behaviors deemed religious. Why are humans this way? This is an empirical question. Scientists are in the business of explaining the origin,...

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Mereology

Paul R. Daniels.

in Philosophy

P ublished online July 2016 .

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. 8259 words.

Mereology concerns part-whole relations, which is to say that mereological discussions focus on (1) the relation between the parts of a whole and the whole of which they’re a part, and (2)...

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Christian Skirke.

in Philosophy

P ublished online April 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. 8878 words.

Jean-Paul Sartre (b. 1905–d. 1980) was one of the most influential public intellectuals of the 20th century, and one of the very few philosophers to share this distinction. It was not...

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