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Assertion

Matthew Weiner

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Assertion Introduction Assertion is one of the central kinds of speech act, typically carried out by the utterance of a declarative sentence, s...

Atheism

Matt McCormick

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Atheism Introduction The term “atheist” describes a person who does not believe that God or a divine being exists. The sort of divine being t...

Augustine

Giovanni Catapano

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

AugustineIntroductionAugustine of Hippo (Thagaste, b. 354–Hippo, d. 430 ce) brings the very person of the thinker onto the philosophical scene for the...

Aurelius, Marcus

John Sellars

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Marcus Aurelius Introduction The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (b. 121–d. 180) was the author of a series of philosophical reflections that ar...

Austin, J. L.

Guy Longworth

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

J. L. Austin Introduction John Langshaw Austin (b. 1911–d. 1960) was White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He mad...

Autonomy

James Stacey Taylor

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Autonomy Introduction In recent years the concept of autonomy has risen to prominence both in action theory and moral philosophy. The term “au...

Bacon, Francis

David Simpson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Francis Bacon Introduction Francis Bacon (b. 1561–d. 1626) is one of a select company of philosophers whose works have attracted the critical ...

Bayesianism

Kenny Easwaran

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

BayesianismIntroductionBayesianism is a set of related views in epistemology, statistics, philosophy of science, psychology, and any other subject tha...

Beauty

Jennifer A. McMahon

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

BeautyIntroductionPhilosophical interest in beauty began with the earliest recorded philosophers. Beauty was deemed to be an essential ingredient in a...

Belief

Pascal Engel

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Belief Introduction The problem of the nature of belief lies at the crossing of a number of fields of philosophical inquiry: philosophy of mi...

Bergson, Henri

Wahida Khandker

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Henri Bergson Introduction Henri Bergson was one of the last philosophers belonging to the school of thinkers known as the French Spiritualist...

Berkeley, George

Daniel Flage, Kenneth Pearce

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

George BerkeleyIntroductionGeorge Berkeley (b. 1685–d. 1753) was an Irish philosopher best known for his defense of immaterialism, the thesis that per...

Biology, Philosophy of

Grant Ramsey, Hugh Desmond

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Philosophy of BiologyIntroductionPhilosophy of biology is a branch of philosophy of science that centers on philosophical issues concerning biology. W...

Bolzano, Bernard

Sandra Lapointe

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Bernard Bolzano Introduction Bernard Bolzano’s (b. 1781–d. 1848) originality and numerous anticipatory insights have deserved him a unique pos...

Boredom, Philosophy of

Andreas Elpidorou, Josefa Ros Velasco

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Philosophy of BoredomIntroductionEven the most cursory of glances at the history of boredom reveals that boredom has been a topic of immense discussio...

British Idealism

Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

British Idealism Introduction British idealism flourished in the late 19th century and early 20th centuries. It was a movement with a lasting ...

Buber, Martin

Samuel Brody

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Martin BuberIntroductionAlthough Martin Buber (b. 1878–d. 1965) ranks in the top tier of 20th-century Jewish thinkers, his relationship to philosophy ...

Buddhist Philosophy

William Edelglass

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Buddhist Philosophy Introduction According to Buddhist traditions, ignorance is the root cause of the aversion and attachment that leads to su...

Burge, Tyler

Brad Majors

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Tyler BurgeIntroductionBurge’s work does not lend itself to simple summary. Two aims nevertheless seem overarching. The first runs from his earliest w...

Business Ethics

Jeffrey Moriarty

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Business EthicsIntroduction“Business” has two meanings. A “business” is an entity that offers a good or service for sale, typically with the goal of m...

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