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  • Aristotle on the Common Senseby Pavel Gregoric

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 38.99

    Pavel Gregoric presents a detailed investigation into the Aristotelian concept of the common sense, which was introduced to explain complex perceptual operations that cannot be explained in terms of the five senses taken individually. Such operations include, for example, perceiving that the same object is white and sweet, or knowing that one's senses... more...

  • The Four-Category Ontologyby E. J. Lowe

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 49.99

    E. J. Lowe, a prominent figure in contemporary metaphysics, sets out and defends his theory of what there is. His four-category ontology is a metaphysical system which recognizes four fundamental categories of beings: substantial and non-substantial particulars and substantial and non-substantial universals. Lowe argues that this system has an explanatory... more...

  • Language in Contextby Jason Stanley

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 47.99

    Jason Stanley presents a series of essays which develop a theory of how the situation in which we speak interacts with the words we use to help produce what we say. Clear and concise throughout, Language in Context will be of interest to philosophers, linguists, and cognitive scientists who work on language acquisition, production, and interpretation. more...

  • Moore's Paradoxby Mitchell S. Green; John N. Williams

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 99.99

    G. E. Moore observed that to assert, 'I went to the pictures last Tuesday but I don't believe that I did' would be 'absurd'. Over half a century later, such sayings continue to perplex philosophers. In the definitive treatment of the famous paradox, Green and Williams explain its history and relevance and present new essays by leading thinkers in the... more...

  • New Pragmatistsby Cheryl Misak

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 34.99

    Pragmatism is the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our practices - philosophy must stay connected to first-order inquiry, to real examples, to real-life expertise. The classical pragmatists, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, put forward views of truth, rationality, and morality that they took to be connected... more...

  • Nietzsche and Moralityby Brian Leiter; Neil Sinhababu

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 41.99

    Nietzsche was surprisingly neglected by most English-language moral philosophers until recently. This volume capitalizes on a growth of interest in Nietzsche's work on morality from historians of philosophy and from ethical theorists. In eleven new essays, leading philosophers aim both to advance philosophical understanding of Nietzsche's ethical views... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy XXXIIby David Sedley

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 67.99

    Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is a volume of original articles on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The articles may be of substantial length, and include critical notices of major books. OSAP is now published twice yearly, in both hardback and paperback.?The serial Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy (OSAP) is fairlyregarded as the leading... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaethicsby Russ Shafer-Landau

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 57.99

    Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only periodical publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work on the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship in the field. Its broad purview includes work at the intersections of ethical theory with metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language,... more...

  • Personsby Peter van Inwagen; Dean Zimmerman

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 144.99

    The nature of persons is a perennial topic of debate in philosophy, currently enjoying something of a revival. In this volume for the first time metaphysical debates about the nature of human persons are brought together with related debates in philosophy of religion and theology. Fifteen specially written essays explore idealist, dualist, and materialist... more...

  • Philosophy and Conceptual Artby Peter Goldie; Elisabeth Schellekens

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 43.99

    Fourteen prominent analytic philosophers engage with the philosophical puzzles raised by conceptual art: What kind of art is conceptual art? What follows from the fact that conceptual art does not aim to have aesthetic value? What knowledge or understanding can we gain from conceptual art? How ought we to appreciate conceptual art? more...