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Routledge Philosophy Companions

Routledge Philosophy Companions offer thorough, high quality surveys and assessments of the major topics and periods in philosophy. Covering key problems, themes and thinkers, all entries are specially commissioned for each volume and written by leading scholars in the field. Clear, accessible and carefully edited and organised, Routledge Philosophy Companions are indispensable for anyone coming to a major topic or period in philosophy, as well as for the more advanced reader.

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  1. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Law

    Edited by Andrei Marmor

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Law provides a comprehensive, non-technical philosophical treatment of the fundamental questions about the nature of law. Its coverage includes law’s relation to morality and the moral obligations to obey the law, the main philosophical debates about...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language

    Edited by Gillian Russell, Delia Graff Fara

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Eighteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Aaron Garrett

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Eighteenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, and social and political change on a vast scale. In spite of this, there are few single volume overviews of the philosophy of the period as a whole. The Routledge...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

    Edited by Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology

    Edited by Sven Bernecker, Duncan Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Epistemology, the philosophy of knowledge, is at the core of many of the central debates and issues in philosophy, interrogating the notions of truth, objectivity, trust, belief and perception. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology provides a comprehensive and the up-to-date survey of...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stathis Psillos, Martin Curd

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science. It contains sixty-two specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. Organized into four parts...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology

    Edited by Sebastian Luft, Soren Overgaard

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Phenomenology was one of the twentieth century’s major philosophical movements and continues to be a vibrant and widely studied subject today. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key philosophers, topics and themes in this exciting subject,...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

    Edited by Theodore Gracyk, Andrew Kania

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers and debates in philosophy and music. Over fifty entries by an international team of contributors are organised into six clear sections: general issues emotion...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche,...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy

    Edited by Gerald F. Gaus, Fred D'Agostino

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy is a comprehensive, definitive reference work, providing an up-to-date survey of the field, charting its history and key figures and movements, and addressing enduring questions as well as contemporary research. Features unique to the...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics
    Edited by Jeff Malpas, Hans-Helmuth Gander
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  2. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics
    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  3. The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics
    Edited by Lorraine Besser-Jones, Michael Slote
    To Be Published March 6th 2015
  4. The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy
    Edited by Dan Kaufman
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  5. The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy
    Edited by Richard C. Taylor, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat
    To Be Published May 15th 2015
  6. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature
    Edited by Nöel Carroll, John Gibson
    To Be Published July 15th 2015

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