eBook New Catholic Encyclopedia: Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy, 2012 Edition

  • Editor: Robert L. Fastiggi, Joseph W. Koterski, Trevor Lipscombe, Victor Salas, Brendan Sweetman
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Overview

The New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-13: Ethics And Philosophy expands upon and complements the scholarship in the 2003, 2nd edition of the New Catholic Encyclopedia. It features 700 (450 new and 250 updated/revised) signed, peer-reviewed articles dedicated to philosophical themes, with a focus on philosophy in the Western tradition. The 4-volume publication (also available online in GVRL) covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.


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  • 700 entries with in-text cross references and end of article "see also" references.
  • Subject matter index.
  • Ethics, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic.
  • Aesthetics, Catholic Aesthetics, Philosophy of Literature, Art, and Music.
  • Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law.
  • Articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture, covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.
  • Includes comprehensive indexes, extensive bibliographies, chronologies and organizations to contact.
  • Photographs illuminate the text.

What's New

  • Approximately 450 new entries.
  • Approximately 250 revised/updated entries.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Robert L. Fastiggi
  • Joseph W. Koterski
  • Trevor Lipscombe
  • Victor Salas
  • Brendan Sweetman

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  • Print Edition
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Table of Contents

Absolutism, Moral.
Abstraction.
Absurdity.
Academic Freedom.
Academy, The.
Accident.
Achilles Paradox.
Action and Passion.
Action at a Distance.
Acts and Omissions.
Acts, Linguistic.
Acts, Mental.
Actuality.
Aesthetics.
Aesthetics, Catholic.
Aesthetics, History of.
Aeterni Patris.
African Philosophy.
Agent.
Agent-Relative Morality.
Alethic Concepts.
Alienation.
Altruism.
Amorality.
Analogy.
Analysis and Synthesis.
Analytic Philosophy.
Analytic Thomism.
Anarchism.
Animal Souls.
Animals.
Anthropology, Philosophical.
Apeiron.
Aporia.
Appearance and Reality.
Apperception.
Appetite.
Applied Ethics.
ArchĂȘ.
Archetype.
Aristocracy.
Aristotelianism.
Art and Morality.
Art, Philosophy of.
Artificial Intelligence.
As If.
Associationism (Epistemology).
Astrology.
Ataraxia.
Atheism.
Atomism.
Atomism, Psychological.
Augustinianism.
Authenticity.
Authority.
Autonomy and Heteronomy.
Autonomy in Applied Ethics.
Awareness, Sensory.
Axiological Ethics.
Axiomatic System.
Bad Faith.
Beauty as a Transcendental.
Becoming.
Behaviorism.
Being.
Belief.
Belief in.
Benevolence.
Biological Naturalism.
Biology, Philosophical Problems of.
Biomedical Ethics, Recent Developments and Controversies in.
Black Box.
Brain in a Vat.
Brute Fact.
Bundle Theory of the Self.
Buridan's Ass.
Business Ethics.
Byzantine Philosophy.
Cambridge Platonists.
Capital Punishment.
Capitalism.
Care, Ethics of.
Cartesian Terminology.
Cartesianism.
Categorical Imperative.
Categories of Being.
Causality.
Causality, Divine.
Causality, Principle of.
Certitude.
Chance.
Change.
Chaos.
Character.
Charity, Principle of.
Chastity.
Children, Rights of.
Choice.
Christian Philosophy.
Citizenship.
Civil Disobedience.
Civil Liberties.
Class.
Class Struggle.
Cognitive Science.
Collective Guilt, Collective Responsibility.
Comedy.
Common Good.
Common Sense.
Communication, Philosophy of.
Communitarianism.
Community.
Compatibilism and Incompatibilism.
Conative.
Concept.
Concupiscence.
Conditionals.
Conduct.
Consciousness.
Consent, Moral.
"Conservatism and Liberalism (Theological)."
Constant Conjunction.
Contextualism.
Continental Philosophy.
Contingency.
Contracts, Obligations of.
Cosmological Argument.
Courage.
Credo quia absurdum est.
Credo ut intelligam.
Critical Realism.
Critical Theory.
Critical Thinking.
Cultural Relativism.
Culture.
Custom.
Cynics.
Dasein.
Death (Philosophy of).
Deconstructionism.
Definition.
Deism.
Democracy.
Deontic Logic.
Deontological Ethics.
Descriptive Metaphysics.
Design, Arguments for the Existence of God.
Desire.
Desire to See God, Natural.
Despair (Philosophy of).
Determinism.
Deus sive Natura.
Dictatorship of the Proletariat.
Difference.
Ding-an-sich.
Direct Realism.
Dirty Hands.
Distinction, Kinds of.
Distributism.
Distributive Justice.
Double Effect, Principle of.
Double Truth, Theory of.
Doubt.
Doxa.
Doxastic Virtues.
Dualism.
Duty and Duty-Based Ethics (Deontologism).
Ecology.
Education, Philosophy of.
Education, Problems of the Philosophy of.
Efficient Causality.
Egalitarianism.
Egoism.
Eidetic Reduction.
Eidetic Variation.
Elan Vital.
Eleatics.
Emanationism.
Embodiment.
Emergent Properties.
Emotion (Moral Aspect).
Emotive Theory of Ethics.
Empathy.
Empirical.
Empiricism.
Empiricism, Logical.
Encyclopedists.
End.
Enforcement of Morals.
Enlightenment.
Entelechy.
Entia Rationis.
Entity.
Entropy.
Environmental Ethics.
Envy.
Epicureanism.
Epiphenomenalism.
Epistemology.
Epistemology, History of.
Epoche.
Equality.
Esoteric.
Esse est percipi.
Essence.
Essence and Existence.
Eternal Recurrence.
Ethical Formalism.
Ethical Naturalism.
Ethical Objectivism.
Ethical Voluntarism.
Ethics.
Eudaemonism.
Euthanasia.
Euthyphro Problem.
Evil.
Evil Genius.
Evil, Philosophical Aspects of the Problem of.
Evolutionary Epistemology.
Evolutionary Ethics.
Existence.
Existentialism.
Experience.
Experience, Religious.
Experiment.
Explanation.
Exploitation.
Extension (of a Proposition).
Fact-Value Distinction.
Faculties of the Soul.
False Consciousness.
Falsity.
Fear.
Feminine.
Feminist Ethics.
Feminist Philosophy.
Fertilization.
Fideism.
Final Causality.
First Principles of Philosophy.
Foreknowledge.
Form.
Foundationalism.
Frankfurt School.
Freedom and Determinism.
Freedom of the Will.
Friendship.
Functionalism.
Future.
Game Theory.
Gender.
Gender, Philosophy of.
Genetic Fallacy.
Genus and Species.
Gestalt.
Ghost in the Machine.
Gnosticism.
God, Proofs for the Existence of.
Godel's Theorem.
Golden Mean.
Golden Rule.
Good.
Good-in-Itself.
Great Man Theory of History.
Great-Souled Man (Megalopsychia).
Guilt.
Habit.
Haecceity.
Happiness.
Harmony, Pre-established.
Hedonism.
Hegelianism and Neo-Hegelianism.
Hermeneutics.
Heuristic.
Historicism.
History of Philosophy (Discipline of).
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Ancient Christian.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Ancient Greek.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Ancient Roman.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Early Modern (Seventeenth Century).
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Eighteenth Century.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Medieval.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Nineteenth Century.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Renaissance Christian, Jewish, and Muslim.
History of Philosophy in the Western Tradition: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries.
History, Philosophy of.
Homeland, Right to a.
Homosexuality.
Homosexuals, Pastoral Care of.
Homunculus.
Hope, Philosophical and Ethical Perspectives.
Horizon.
Hormones.
Human Nature.
Humanism.
Hylomorphism.
Idea.
Ideal Observer Theory.
Idealism.
Ideals, Moral.
Identity.
Identity of Indiscernibles.
Ideology.
Idolatry.
Illative Sense.
Illusion.
Image.
Imagination.
Immortality.
Implication.
Incommensurability.
Indeterminacy.
Indeterminism.
Individuality.
Individuation.
Indoctrination.
Induction.
Inequality.
Infinity.
Informal Logic.
Innate Ideas.
Inner Sense.
Instrumental Rationality.
Instrumental Value.
Instrumentalism.
Integrity.
Intellect.
Intellectual Virtues.
Intelligence.
Intensionality.
Intentionality.
Interactionism.
International Law and Human Rights (Recent Controversies on Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity).
Interpretation.
Intersubjective.
Intrinsic Good, Intrinsic Evil.
Introspection.
Intuition.
Inwardness.
Irony.
Irrationalism.
Is and Ought.
Islamic Philosophy.
Ius Gentium.
Jewish Philosophy.
Jurisprudence.
Just Wage.
Justice.
Kantian Ethics.
Killing.
Kind, Natural.
Knowledge.
Knowledge, Practical and Speculative.
Knowledge, Scientific.
Knowledge, Theories of.
Language.
Language, Problems of the Philosophy of.
Latin American Philosophy.
Law and Morals.
Law, Philosophy of: Contemporary Issues in.
Law, Philosophy of: History of.
Law, Philosophy of: International Law.
Laws of Nature.
Laws of Thought.
Legal Positivism.
Legal Realism.
Legitimacy.
Lesbianism, Psychological and Theological Understanding of.
Leviathan.
Lex talionis.
Liberalism.
Libertarianism.
Libertinism.
Liberty.
Liberty and Equality.
Life Philosophies.
Life, Meaning of.
Life-World.
Light, Metaphysics of.
Limitation.
Linguistic Philosophy.
Linguistic Turn, The.
Literature, Philosophy of.
Location (Ubi).
Logic, History of.
Logical Positivism.
Logocentrism.
Logos.
Love.
Love, Philosophy of (Recent Catholic Developments).
Loyalty.
Lying.
Macrocosm and Microcosm.
Magnanimity.
Magnificence.
Man, Natural End of.
Marriage (Philosophy of).
Masturbation.
Materialism, Dialectical and Historical.
Matter and Form.
Matter, Philosophy of.
Mean, Doctrine of the.
Mechanism.
Memory in Ancient and Medieval Thought.
Mental Reservation.
Meritocracy.
Metaethics.
Metaphor.
Metaphysics, Recent Developments in.
Metempsychosis.
Methodic Doubt.
Methodological Naturalism.
Methodology (Philosophy).
Mimesis.
Mind, Concept of.
Mind, History of the Philosophy of.
Mind, Problems in the Philosophy of.
Miracles (Philosophical Perspective).
Modal Logic.
Models, Scientific.
Monad.
Monism.
Monogenism and Polygenism.
Moral Anti-Realism.
Moral Judgment.
Moral Psychology.
Moral Realism.
Moral Sense.
Moral Skepticism.
Motive.
Music, Philosophy of.
Names of God.
Nationalism.
Natural Law, Recent Developments and Controversies in.
Natural Rights.
Naturalism.
Nature (in Philosophy).
Necessity.
Needs and Rights.
Neo-Kantianism.
Neopragmatism.
Neuroscience, Philosophical Relevance of.
New England Transcendentalism.
Nihilism.
Nominalism.
Nonbeing.
Non-Euclidean Geometries.
Nonsense.
Normativity.
Noumena.
Nous.
Numinous.
Objectivism and Subjectivism.
Obligation, Moral.
Occasionalism.
Ockham's Razor.
Ontological Argument.
Ontology.
Optimism.
Original Position.
Other, The.
Pain.
Panpsychism.
Pantheism.
Paradoxes.
Parallelism, Psychophysical.
Pascal's Wager.
Perception.
Perfectionism.
Peripatetics.
Person (in Philosophy).
Person-Affecting Principles.
Personal Identity.
Personal Subjectivity.
Perspectivism.
Pessimism.
Phenomena.
Phenomenalism.
Phenomenology.
Philosophe.
Philosopher-King.
Philosopher's Stone.
Philosophy.
Philosophy and Science.
Philosophy and the Magisterium.
Philosophy and Theology.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Abstract Entities.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Abstract Particulars.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Active Intellect.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Ad Hominem Argument.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Affirmative and Negative Propositions.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Affirming the Antecedent.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Affirming the Consequent.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Ambiguous Middle, Fallacy of.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Amphiboly.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Apodeictic.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Apodosis.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Apperception.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Assertion.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Attribute.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Backwards Causation.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Barbara, Celarent.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Begging the Question (Petititio principii).
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Categorical Judgment.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Category Mistake.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Causa Sui.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Circularity in Argument.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Concrete Universal.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Contingent and Necessary Propositions.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Contraries and Contradictories.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Contrary-to-Fact Conditional.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Counterfactuals.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Criterion.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: De dicto.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: De re.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Denying the Antecedent.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Denying the Consequent.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Dichotomy.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Difference.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Dilemma.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Elenchus.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Enthymeme.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Epistemic Justification.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Epistemic Necessity.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Evidence.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Existential Quantifier.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: External World.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Fact.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Fallibilism.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Family Resemblance.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Generalization.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Hypothesis.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Hypothetical Imperative.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Hypothetico-Deductive Method.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Identity Theory of Mind.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Ignoratio elenchi.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Indexical.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Inference.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Infima species.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Infinite Regress.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Knowledge, Limits of.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Logical Necessity.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Logical Truth.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Material Contradiction.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Material Implication.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Meaning.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Mental Causation.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Mental Events.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Mental Reductionism.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Mental States.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Mereology.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Modus ponens.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Modus tollens.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Nonbeing and Nothing.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Non-Contradiction, Principle of.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Non-Natural Properties.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Passive Intellect.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Plurality of Causes.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Pons asinorum.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Possibility.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Possible Worlds.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Post hoc, ergo propter hoc.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Potentiality.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Predicate Calculus.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Prediction.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Primary and Secondary Qualities.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Principle of Sufficient Reason.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Probability.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Property.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Proposition.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Propositional Calculus.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Protasis.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Qualia.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Quantifier.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Rationality.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Reasons and Causes.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Reducibility, Axiom of.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Reductio ad absurdum.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Reductionism.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Representation.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Sense and Reference.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Slippery Slope.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Square of Opposition.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Statements and Sentences.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Subcontraries.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Subject and Predicate.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Substrate.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Supervenience.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Supposition Theory.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Syllogistic Moods.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Syntactics.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Tautology.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Term.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Tertium non datur.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Truth-Conditions.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Truth-Table.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Type and Token.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Undistributed Middle.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Universal Proposition.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Validity.
Philosophy, Technical Terms in: Vicious Circle.
Phronesis.
Physicalism.
Physician-Assisted Suicide.
Physics, Philosophical Problems of.
Plagiarism.
Platonism.
Pleasure.
Political Philosophy, History of.
Political Philosophy, Problems of.
Political Pluralism.
Positive Law.
Positivism.
Postmodernism.
Post-Structuralism.
Practical Reason.
Pragmatic Theory of Truth.
Pragmatism.
Praxis.
Prejudice.
Prescriptivism.
Prima facie Duties.
Prime Mover.
Principle.
Problem of the One and the Many.
Process.
Process Philosophy.
Progress.
Pro-Life Movement, Philosophy of.
Prudence.
Pseudo-Science.
Psychoanalysis, Philosophical Problems of.
Psychologism.
Psychology, Philosophy of.
Public Morality.
Public Policy, Life Issues and.
Public-Private.
Punishment.
Pyrrhonism.
Quality.
Quality of Life.
Quantum Mechanics, Philosophical Problems of.
Racism.
Radical Philosophy.
Rationalism.
Realism.
Reality.
Reasoning.
Reflective Equilibrium.
Reform.
Regulative Principles.
Relation.
Relation, History of Philosophical Thinking on.
Relativism.
Relativism, Moral.
Relativity Theory, Philosophical Problems of.
Reliabilism.
Religion.
Religion and Morality.
Religion, Philosophy of (Recent Developments in).
Religion, Skepticism about.
Religious Language.
Reproduction and Reproductive Rights (Ethical and Legal Perspectives).
Resentment.
Responsibility.
Revaluation of All Values.
Revenge.
Revolution.
Rhetoric.
Right Action.
Right, The.
Rights, Human.
Romanticism, Philosophical.
Rule of Law.
Russian Philosophy.
Same-Sex Marriage: Ethical and Legal Perspectives.
Same-Sex Marriage: Ethical Perspectives.
Same-Sex Marriage: Legal Perspectives.
Scholasticism.
Science, Philosophy of.
Scientific Paradigm.
Scientism.
Second-Person Relatedness.
Self, The.
Self-Control.
Self-Deception.
Self-Determination.
Self-Interest.
Self-Love.
Self-Regarding and Other-Regarding Actions.
Semantic Theory of Truth.
Semantics.
Semiotics.
Sensation.
Sensibility.
Sex.
Sex-Change Operations (Morality of).
Sexual Morality.
Shame.
Sign and Symbol.
Simplicity of God.
Skepticism.
Slave Morality.
Social Construction.
Social Darwinism.
Social Engineering.
Social Philosophy.
Social Science, Philosophy of.
Social Sciences.
Society.
Sociobiology.
Socratic Method.
Solipsism.
Sophists.
Soul, Human.
Space.
Space-Time.
Speech-Acts.
Spirit.
State, The.
States of Nature.
Stoicism.
Stream of Consciousness.
Structuralism.
Subalternated Sciences.
Subject.
Subjectivism.
Subjectivity.
Sublime.
Substance.
Sufficient Reason, Principle of.
Suicide.
Summum bonum.
Superman (Overman).
Supertranscendentals.
Survival.
Syllogism.
Symbolic Logic.
Sympathy.
Syndicalism.
Synthetic A priori Judgments.
Tabula rasa.
Taste.
Technology, Philosophy of.
Teleological Arguments for the Existence of God.
Teleological Explanations.
Teleology.
Temperance, Virtue of.
Terrorism.
Testimony.
The Gift, Philosophy of (Recent Catholic Thought).
Theism.
Theorem.
Theory.
Theosophy.
Thinking.
Third Man Argument.
Thomistic Ethics.
Thought Experiments.
Time.
To Be (the Verb).
Tolerance.
Torture.
Tragedy.
Transcendental Analytic.
Transcendental Arguments.
Transcendental Unity of Apperception.
Transcendentals.
Transhumanism.
Trust (Philosophical and Ethical Perspectives).
Truth.
Truth, Theories of.
Turing Machine.
Ugliness.
Uncertainty Principle.
Unconscious.
Understanding (Intellectus).
Unity of Science.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), Catholic Views on.
Universalizability.
Universals.
Universe.
Utilitarianism.
Utility, Principle of.
Utopia and Utopianism.
Value.
Values and Facts.
Vegetarianism.
Veil of Ignorance.
Verifiability and Verificationism.
Verification.
Verisimilitude.
Vienna Circle.
Violence.
Virtue.
Virtue Epistemology.
Vitalism.
Void.
Volition.
Voluntarity.
Vorstellung.
War.
Weakness of Will.
Welfare.
Well-Being.
Weltanschauung.
Will.
Will to Believe.
Will to Power.
Wisdom.
Witness, Canonical.
Work, Philosophy of.
World Soul (Anima Mundi).