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The Oxford Handbook of Hume
Language: en
Pages: 840
Authors: Paul Russell
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Scottish philosopher David Hume (1711-1776) is widely regarded as the greatest and most significant English-speaking philosopher and often seen as having had the most influence on the way philosophy is practiced today in the West. His reputation is based not only on the quality of his philosophical thought but
The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 670
Authors: James A. Harris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the full range of philosophical writing in Britain in the eighteenth century. A team of experts provides new accounts of both major and lesser-known thinkers, and explores the diverse approaches in the period to logic and metaphysics, the passions, morality,
The Oxford Handbook of Causation
Language: en
Pages: 816
Authors: Helen Beebee, Christopher Hitchcock, Peter Menzies
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-12 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Causation is a central topic in many areas of philosophy. In metaphysics, philosophers want to know what causation is, and how it is related to laws of nature, probability, action, and freedom of the will. In epistemology, philosophers investigate how causal claims can be inferred from statistical data, and how
The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism
Language: en
Authors: John Greco
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In the history of philosophical thought, few themes loom as large as skepticism. Skepticism has been the most visible and important part of debates about knowledge. Skepticism at its most basic questions our cognitive achievements, challenges our ability to obtain reliable knowledge; casting doubt on our attempts to seek and
The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 982
Authors: Tom L. Beauchamp, R.G. Frey
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Edited by Tom L. Beauchamp and R.G. Frey.