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  1. Mind, Language and Subjectivity

    Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought

    By Nicholas Georgalis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ‘thought-tokens’ and minimal content and...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Deleuze and Pragmatism

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy

    By Heather Dyke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is an investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. Dyke argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and suggests that the ontological significance of language has been grossly exaggerated in...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal

    By Somogy Varga

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom

    By Chauncey Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Evidentialism and Epistemic Justification

    By Kevin McCain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Evidentialism is a popular theory of epistemic justification, yet, as early proponents of the theory Earl Conee and Richard Feldman admit, there are many elements that must be developed before Evidentialism can provide a full account of epistemic justification, or well-founded belief. It is the aim...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justice

    Themes and Challenges

    Edited by Stephen De Wijze, Matthew H. Kramer, Ian Carter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Throughout the English-speaking world, and in the many other countries where analytic philosophy is studied, Hillel Steiner is esteemed as one of the foremost contemporary political philosophers. This volume is designed as a festschrift for Steiner and as an important collection of philosophical...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rawls, Citizenship, and Education

    By Victoria Costa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book develops and applies a unified interpretation of John Rawls’ theory of justice as fairness in order to clarify the account of citizenship that Rawls relies upon, and the kind of educational policies that the state can legitimately pursue to promote social justice. Costa examines the role...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of Belief
    By Miriam Schleifer McCormick
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  2. The Essence of the Self: In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity
    By Geoffrey Madell
    To Be Published December 16th 2014
  3. Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives
    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  4. Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives
    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore
    To Be Published February 11th 2015
  5. Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description
    By Nick Zangwill
    To Be Published March 8th 2015
  6. Hate Speech Law: A Philosophical Examination
    By Alex Brown
    To Be Published March 25th 2015
  7. Time and the Philosophy of Action
    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  8. Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  9. Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century
    Edited by Jeffery Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  10. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty
    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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