David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Topoi 25 (1-2):85-90 (2006)
So much philosophy is so unavoidably guided by intuitions, and such intuitions are so formed by examples, and such examples must of necessity present so cropped and abstract a picture of an instance or event or decision, that, left to its traditional methods, philosophy might be ill-equipped on its own to answer a question about the true content of an historical ideal like ``autonomy'', or authenticity or ``leading a free life''. One needs to bring so many factors into play at once that one non-traditional but more promising path might be through reflection on the modern novel—or modern drama or poetry or film or even modern painting.
|Keywords||intuitions examples novels autonomy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Peter Coates (2002). Ibn 'Arabi and Modern Thought: The History of Taking Metaphysics Seriously. Anqa.
Christopher D. Horvath (1997). Some Questions About Identifying Individuals: Failed Intuitions About Organisms and Species. Philosophy of Science 64 (4):654-668.
Espen Hammer (2011). Philosophy and Temporality From Kant to Critical Theory. Cambridge University Press.
Richard Sorabji (1980/2006). Necessity, Cause, and Blame: Perspectives on Aristotle's Theory. University of Chicago Press.
Max Deutsch (2010). Intuitions, Counter-Examples, and Experimental Philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (3):447-460.
Robert B. Pippin (1997). Idealism as Modernism: Hegelian Variations. Cambridge University Press.
Robert B. Pippin (2005). The Persistence of Subjectivity: On the Kantian Aftermath. Cambridge University Press.
Heidrun Friese (ed.) (2001). The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought. Liverpool University Press.
Andrei Rodin (2010). How Mathematical Concepts Get Their Bodies. Topoi 29 (1):53-60.
Wenhua Chai (2006). Traditional Confucianism in Modern China: Ma Yifu's Ethical Thought. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (3):366-381.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads55 ( #44,654 of 1,699,438 )
Recent downloads (6 months)15 ( #44,888 of 1,699,438 )
How can I increase my downloads?