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  1. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality

    From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard

    By John J. Davenport

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil

    By Derek Edyvane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action

    Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work

    Edited by Tim Henning, David P. Schweikard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for. The...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Feminist Pragmatism

    Edited by Maurice Hamington, Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The notion of "feminist pragmatism" or "pragmatist feminism" has been around since Charlene Haddock Seigfried introduced it two decades ago. However, the bulk of the work in this field has been directed toward recovering the feminist strain of classical American philosophy, largely through renewed...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Race, Philosophy, and Film

    Edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dan Flory

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection fills a gap in the current literature in philosophy and film by focusing on the question: How would thinking in philosophy and film be transformed if race were formally incorporated moved from its margins to the center? The collection’s contributors anchor their discussions of race...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Morality, Self Knowledge and Human Suffering

    An Essay on The Loss of Confidence in the World

    By Josep Corbí

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this wholly original study, Josep Corbi asks how one should relate to a certain kind of human suffering, namely, the harm that people cause one another. Relying upon real life examples of human suffering--including torture, genocide, and warfare--as opposed to thought experiments,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hate Speech Law

    A Philosophical Examination

    By Alex Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Hate speech law can be found throughout the world. But it is also the subject of numerous principled arguments, both for and against. These principles invoke a host of morally relevant features (e.g., liberty, health, autonomy, security, non-subordination, the absence of oppression, human dignity,...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought

    A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism

    By Christian Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Does thought depend on language? Primarily as a consequence of the cognitive turn in empirical disciplines like psychology and ethology, many current empirical researchers and empirically minded philosophers tend to answer this question in the negative. This book rejects this mainstream view and...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published August 7th 2015
  2. Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers
    Edited by Sara Goering, Nicholas J. Shudak, Thomas E. Wartenberg
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  3. Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century
    Edited by Jeffery A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston
    To Be Published September 10th 2015
  4. Science and the Self: Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley
    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell
    To Be Published September 17th 2015
  5. Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė
    To Be Published September 18th 2015
  6. Experiential Learning in Philosophy
    Edited by Julinna Oxley, Ramona Ilea
    To Be Published October 5th 2015
  7. On the Genealogy of Color: A Case Study in Historicized Conceptual Analysis
    By Zed Adams
    To Be Published November 1st 2015
  8. Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    Edited by Mark Risjord
    To Be Published November 15th 2015
  9. Time and the Philosophy of Action
    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  10. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty
    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw
    To Be Published December 1st 2015

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