The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.

You are looking at 1-1 of 1 entries  for:

  • All: Kantian ethics x
  • Human Geography x
clear all



Kantian ethics

An approach to moral questions deriving from the teachings and writing of the German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724–1804). It is characterized by an emphasis on the rational endeavour of ...

philosophy of geography

philosophy of geography   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Human Geography

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
Social sciences, Human Geography
996 words

...of geography; Kantian ideas influenced subsequent German and American geographers ( see Hartshorne, Richard ; Ritter, Carl ). But, with some exceptions, after the rise of modern institutionalized geography in the late 19th century, there was no sustained engagement by geographers in philosophy until the 1960s. Thereafter, there were explorations of positivism , Marxism , phenomenology , existentialism and critical realism , feminism , post-structuralism , all of which may be termed ‘philosophies of geography’. The journal Ethics, Policy and...