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  • Cappelen, Herman  (9)
  • Nussbaum, Martha Craven  (7)
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press  (16)
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  • 1
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    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    Language: Undetermined
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (244 p.)
    Keywords: Philosophy of language ; Social & political philosophy ; Political science & theory
    Abstract: If we don’t know what the words “democracy” and “democratic” mean, then we don’t know what democracy is. This book defends a radical view: these words mean nothing and should be abandoned. The argument for abolitionism is simple: those terms are defective and we can easily do better, so let’s get rid of them. According to the abolitionist, the switch to alternative devices would be a significant communicative, cognitive, and political advance. The first part of the book presents a general theory of abandonment: the conditions under which language should be abandoned. The rest of the book applies this general theory to the case of “democracy” and “democratic”. The book shows that “democracy” and “democratic” are semantically, pragmatically, and communicatively defective. Abolitionism is not all gloom and doom. It also contains a message of good cheer: we have easy access to conceptual devices that are more effective than “democracy”. We can do better. These alternative linguistic devices will enable us to ask better questions, provide genuinely fruitful answers, and have more rational discussions. Moreover, those questions and answers better articulate the communicative and cognitive aims of those who use empty terms such as “democracy” and “democratic”
    Note: English
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  • 2
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    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780192894724
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (192 p.)
    Keywords: Philosophy of science ; Philosophy of language ; Philosophy of mind ; Artificial intelligence ; Computer science
    Abstract: Can humans and artificial intelligences share concepts and communicate? One aim of Making AI Intelligible is to show that philosophical work on the metaphysics of meaning can help answer these questions. Cappelen and Dever use the externalist tradition in philosophy of to create models of how AIs and humans can understand each other. In doing so, they also show ways in which that philosophical tradition can be improved: our linguistic encounters with AIs revel that our theories of meaning have been excessively anthropocentric. The questions addressed in the book are not only theoretically interesting, but the answers have pressing practical implications. Many important decisions about human life are now influenced by AI. In giving that power to AI, we presuppose that AIs can track features of the world that we care about (e.g. creditworthiness, recidivism, cancer, and combatants.) If AIs can share our concepts, that will go some way towards justifying this reliance on AI. The book can be read as a proposal for how to take some first steps towards achieving interpretable AI. Making AI Intelligible is of interest to both philosophers of language and anyone who follows current events or interacts with AI systems. It illustrates how philosophy can help us understand and improve our interactions with AI
    Note: English
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  • 3
    Language: Undetermined
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (474 p.)
    Keywords: Philosophy of language ; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology ; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge ; Social & political philosophy
    Abstract: Conceptual engineering is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with assessing representational devices such as concepts and words. Conceptual engineers looks for the problems with such devices and attempt to come up with ways of improving flawed concepts: they attempt to say how those concepts should be. This is the first volume devoted entirely to the possibility, benefits, problems, and applications of conceptual engineering and conceptual ethics. It consists of twenty chapters; some advocate for the field, while others develop sceptical arguments, and some focus on the various methodological issues that arise while others apply the method to issues in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social and political philosophy
    Note: English
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  • 4
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    Online Resource
    New Delhi : Oxford University Press | Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199093779
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource
    Edition: First edition
    Series Statement: Oxford scholarship online
    DDC: 305.0954
    Abstract: All known societies exclude and stigmatize one or more minority groups. Frequently these exclusions are underwritten with a rhetoric of disgust: people of a certain group, it is alleged, are filthy, hyper-animal, or not fit to share such facilities as drinking water, food, and public swimming pools with the `clean' and `fully human' majority. But exclusions vary in their scope and also in the specific disgust-ideologies underlying them. In this volume, interdisciplinary scholars from the United States and India present a detailed comparative study of the varieties of prejudice and stigma that pervade contemporary social and political life: prejudice along the axes of caste, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transgender, disability, religion, and economic class.
    Note: Previously issued in print: 2018 , Includes index
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  • 5
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780191813498
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Language and culture ; Context (Linguistics) ; Semantics ; Communication Social aspects
    Abstract: This volume brings together two influential series of papers by Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore on language, communication, and contexts. These are the papers which introduced speech act pluralism and semantic minimalism, and they provide the foundation for one of the most powerful attacks on contextualism in contemporary philosophy.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 6
    ISBN: 0199668779 , 9780199668779
    Language: English
    Pages: xvi, 752 Seiten , Diagramme , 25 cm
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of philosophical methodology
    DDC: 100
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    Keywords: Philosophy ; Philosophy ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Philosophie ; Methodologie ; Methodologie ; Philosophie
    Abstract: This is the most comprehensive book ever published on philosophical methodology. A team of thirty-eight of the world's leading philosophers present original essays on various aspects of how philosophy should be and is done. The first part is devoted to broad traditions and approaches to philosophical methodology (including logical empiricism, phenomenology, and ordinary language philosophy). The entries in the second part address topics in philosophical methodology, such as intuitions, conceptual analysis, and transcendental arguments. The third part of the book is devoted to essays about the interconnections between philosophy and neighbouring fields, including those of mathematics, psychology, literature and film, and neuroscience.
    Note: Literaturangaben
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  • 7
    ISBN: 0199668779 , 9780191749667
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource
    Series Statement: Oxford handbooks online
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als The Oxford handbook of philosophical methodology
    DDC: 100
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    Keywords: Philosophy ; Philosophy ; Philosophie ; Methodologie
    Abstract: This is a comprehensive book on philosophical methodology. A team of leading philosophers present original essays on various aspects of how philosophy should be and is done. They explore broad traditions and approaches, topics in philosophical methodology, and the interconnections between philosophy and neighbouring fields.
    URL: Volltext  (URL des Erstveröffentlichers)
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  • 8
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199641338
    Language: English
    Pages: vi, 303 Seiten
    Edition: First edition
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Cappelen, Herman, 1967 - Liberating content
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Cappelen, Herman, 1967 - Liberating content
    DDC: 410
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    Keywords: Language and culture ; Semantics ; Communication Social aspects
    Abstract: This volume brings together two series of papers: one began with Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore's 1997 paper 'On an Alleged Connection Between the Theory of Meaning and Indirect Speech'. The other series started with their 1997 paper 'Varieties of Quotation'. The central theme throughout is that only when communicative content is liberated from semantic content will we make progress in understanding language, communication, contexts, and their interconnection. These are the papers in which Cappelen and Lepore introduced speech act pluralism and semantic minimalism, and they provide the foundation for one of the most powerful attacks on contextualism in contemporary philosophy
    Note: Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke der Auflage
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  • 9
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199641338
    Language: English
    Pages: 303 Seiten
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Language and culture ; Semantics ; Communication Social aspects
    Abstract: This volume brings together two series of papers: one began with Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore's 1997 paper 'On an Alleged Connection Between the Theory of Meaning and Indirect Speech'. The other series started with their 1997 paper 'Varieties of Quotation'. The central theme throughout is that only when communicative content is liberated from semantic content will we make progress in understanding language, communication, contexts, and their interconnection. These are the papers in which Cappelen and Lepore introduced speech act pluralism and semantic minimalism, and they provide the foundation for one of the most powerful attacks on contextualism in contemporary philosophy
    Note: Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke der Auflage
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  • 10
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199380947
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 online resource
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Pluralism and democracy in India
    DDC: 322.10954
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    Keywords: Hinduism and politics ; Democracy Religious aspects ; Hinduism ; Hindutva ; Pluralism ; Indien ; Demokratie ; Hinduismus
    Abstract: Wendy Doniger and Martha Nussbaum bring together leading scholars from a wide array of disciplines to address a crucial question: How does the world's most populous democracy survive repeated assaults on its pluralistic values?
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  • 11
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    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780191813498
    Language: English
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (vi, 303 Seiten)
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Cappelen, Herman, 1967 - Liberating content
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Communication Social aspects ; Semantics ; Language and culture ; Context (Linguistics) ; Language and culture ; Context (Linguistics) ; Semantics ; Communication ; Social aspects
    Abstract: This volume brings together two influential series of papers by Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore on language, communication, and contexts. These are the papers which introduced speech act pluralism and semantic minimalism, and they provide the foundation for one of the most powerful attacks on contextualism in contemporary philosophy
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
    URL: Volltext  (lizenzpflichtig)
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  • 12
    ISBN: 9780195305319
    Language: English
    Pages: xxiv, 217 Seiten
    Series Statement: Inalienable rights series
    DDC: 342.7308/7
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    Keywords: Gays Legal status, laws, etc ; Homosexuality Law and legislation ; Sex discrimination Law and legislation ; Sodomy ; Gays Legal status, laws, etc ; United States ; Homosexuality Law and legislation ; United States ; Sex discrimination Law and legislation ; United States ; Sodomy United States ; USA ; Homosexualität ; Sodomie ; Gesetzgebung
    Abstract: The politics of disgust : practice, theory, history -- The politics of humanity : religion, race, gender, disability -- Sodomy laws : disgust and intrusion -- Antidiscrimination : romer and "animus" -- The right to marry -- Protecting intimacy : sex clubs, public sex, risky choices
    Description / Table of Contents: The politics of disgust : practice, theory, history -- The politics of humanity : religion, race, gender, disability -- Sodomy laws : disgust and intrusion -- Antidiscrimination : romer and "animus" -- The right to marry -- Protecting intimacy : sex clubs, public sex, risky choices.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • 13
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    Book
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 0195112105 , 9780195112108
    Language: English
    Pages: ix, 476 Seiten
    Edition: First issued as an Oxford University paperback
    DDC: 305.42
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    Keywords: Feminism ; Social justice ; Sex role ; Feminismus ; Soziale Gerechtigkeit ; Sexualität ; Soziale Gerechtigkeit ; Feminismus ; Soziale Gerechtigkeit ; Geschlechterrolle
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  • 14
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    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    Language: English
    Pages: xi, 481 Seiten
    Edition: Online-Ausgabe Alexandria,VA Alexander Street Press 2010 1 Online-Ressource Social Theory
    Series Statement: Wider studies in development economics
    Parallel Title: Elektronische Reproduktion von Women, culture, and development
    DDC: 305.42
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web , Online-Ausgabe:
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  • 15
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    Book
    Oxford : Clarendon Press | Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 0198283954 , 0198287976 , 9780198287971
    Language: English
    Pages: XI, 453 Seiten , graph. Darst , 24 cm
    Series Statement: Studies in development economics
    Series Statement: WIDER studies in development economics
    Parallel Title: Online-Ausg. u.d.T. The quality of life
    DDC: 306
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    Keywords: Quality of life Congresses ; Public welfare Congresses ; Human services Congresses ; Social values Congresses ; Lebensstandard ; Lebenszufriedenheit ; Gerechtigkeit ; Ethik ; Werturteil ; a ; Quality ; Congresses ; a ; Public ; Congresses ; a ; Human ; Congresses ; a ; Social ; Congresses ; Konferenzschrift ; Konferenzschrift 1988 ; Konferenzschrift ; Konferenzschrift 1988 ; Konferenzschrift ; Lebensqualität
    Description / Table of Contents: Equality of what? : on welfare, goods, and capabilities / G.A. Cohen -- Capability and well-being / Amartya Sen. Commentators on Cohen and Sen, Christine M. Korsgaard and Wulf Gaertner -- Descriptions of inequality : the Swedish approach to welfare research / Robert Erikson. Commentator, Bengt-Christer Ysander -- Having, loving, being : an alternative to the Swedish model of welfare research / Erik Allardt -- Quality of life measures in health care and medical ethics / Dan Brock. Commentator, James Griffin -- Objectivity and the science-ethics distinction / Hilary Putnam, Commentator, Lorenz Krüger -- Objectivity and social meaning / Michael Walzer. Commentator, Ruth Anna Putnam -- Value, desire, and quality of life / Thomas Scanlon. Commentator, Sissela Bok -- Explanation and practical reason / Charles Taylor. Commentator, Martha Nussbaum..
    Description / Table of Contents: Non-relative virtues : an Aristotelian approach / Martha Nussbaum. Commentator, Susan Hurley -- Women and the quality of life : two norms or one? / Julia Annas. Commentator, Margarita W. Valdés -- Justice, gender, and international boundaries / Onora O'Neill. Commentator, Martha Nussbaum -- Distributing health : the allocation of resources by an international agency / John E. Roemer. Commentator, Paul Seabright -- The relativity of the welfare concept / B.M.S. van Praag. Commentator, Siddiq Osmani -- Pluralism and the standard of living / Paul Seabright. Commentator, Derek Parfit -- Life-style and the standard of living / Christopher Bliss. Commentator, Amartya Sen..
    Description / Table of Contents: Enth. 16 Beitr.
    Note: Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke , Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the World Institute for Development Economics Research , Includes bibliographies and index
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  • 16
    Online Resource
    Online Resource
    Oxford : Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780198830214
    Language: English
    Edition: Online-Ausg.
    DDC: 306.20973
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    Keywords: Polarization (Social sciences) Political aspects ; Fear Political aspects ; Political culture ; Political psychology ; United States Politics and government 2017- ; United States Politics and government ; Psychological aspects
    Abstract: From one of the world's most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country. For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and essays. In The Monarchy of Fear she turns her attention to the current political crisis that has polarized American since the 2016 election. Although today's atmosphere is marked by partisanship, divisive rhetoric, and the inability of two halves of the country to communicate with one another, Nussbaum focuses on what so many pollsters and pundits have overlooked. She sees a simple truth at the heart of the problem: the political is always emotional. Globalization has produced feelings of powerlessness in millions of people in the West. That sense of powerlessness bubbles into resentment and blame. Blame of immigrants. Blame of Muslims. Blame of other races. Blame of cultural elites. While this politics of blame is exemplified by the election of Donald Trump and the vote for Brexit, Nussbaum argues it can be found on all sides of the political spectrum, left or right. Drawing on a mix of historical and contemporary examples, from classical Athens to the musical Hamilton, The Monarchy of Fear untangles this web of feelings and provides a roadmap of where to go next
    Abstract: Fear, early and powerful -- Anger, child of fear -- Fear-driven disgust : the politics of exclusion -- Envy's empire -- A toxic brew : sexism and misogyny -- Hope, love, vision
    Note: "Originally published in the United States by Simon & Schuster Inc., 2018."-- Title page verso , Includes bibliographical references and index
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