Rational Powers In Action

Author: Sergio Tenenbaum
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198851480
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Rational Powers in Action presents a conception of instrumental rationality as governing actions that are extended in time with indeterminate ends. Tenenbaum argues that previous philosophical theories in this area, in focusing on momentary snapshots of the mind of idealized agents, miss central aspects of human rationality.
Rational Powers in Action
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sergio Tenenbaum
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Rational Powers in Action presents a conception of instrumental rationality as governing actions that are extended in time with indeterminate ends. Tenenbaum argues that previous philosophical theories in this area, in focusing on momentary snapshots of the mind of idealized agents, miss central aspects of human rationality.
Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Brad Inwood
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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)
The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 595
Authors: Desmond M. Clarke, Catherine Wilson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A team of leading scholars survey the development of philosophy in the period of extraordinary intellectual change from the mid-16th century to the early 18th century. They cover metaphysics and natural philosophy; the mind, the passions, and aesthetics; epistemology, logic, mathematics, and language; ethics and political philosophy; and religion.
Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 445
Authors: Brad Inwood
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-13 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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)
Foucault, Douglass, Fanon, and Scotus in Dialogue
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: C. Nielsen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Springer

Nielsen offers a dialogue with Foucault, Frederick Douglass, Frantz Fanon and the Augustinian-Franciscan tradition, investigating the relation between social construction and freedom and proposing an historically friendly, ethically sensitive, and religico-philosophical model for human being and existence in a shared pluralistic world.