Ontology revisited : metaphysics in social and political philosophy
by
 
Groff, Ruth, 1963-

Title
Ontology revisited : metaphysics in social and political philosophy

Author
Groff, Ruth, 1963-

ISBN
9781138798519
 
9780415574112
 
9780203855157

Personal Author
Groff, Ruth, 1963-

Physical Description
xiii, 136 pages ; 24 cm.

Series
Ontological explorations
 
Ontological explorations.

Contents
The myth of metaphysical neutrality -- Hume : custom as metaphysical necessity -- J.S. Mill : Humeanism and the perfection of distinctively human capacities -- Kant and the Frankfurt School : freedom as escape from the transcendental subject -- Agents, powers, and events : Humeanism and the free will debate -- Metaphysics and the capabilities approach : Martha Nussbaum, political liberalism and the ideal of metaphysical neutrality -- Powers, ontology and the appeal to Spinoza.

Personal Subject
Hume, David, 1711-1776.
 
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873.
 
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-

Subject Term
Metaphysics -- History.
 
Ontology.
 
Philosophy and social sciences.
 
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
 
Political science -- Philosophy.
 
Frankfurt school of sociology.
 
Metaphysics. (OCoLC)fst01018304
 
Ontology. (OCoLC)fst01045995
 
Political science -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01069819
 
Social sciences -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01122940
 
Sozialphilosophie. (DE-588)4055876-9
 
Politische Philosophie. (DE-588)4076226-9
 
Metaphysik. (DE-588)4038936-4


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