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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Force of Argument

    Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley

    Edited by Jonathan Lear, Alex Oliver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic. He has illuminated Aristotle’s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection, and has worked to debunk the...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering

    Maternal Subjects

    Edited by Sheila Lintott, Maureen Sander-Staudt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Philosophical inquiry into pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering is a growing area of interest to academic philosophers. This volume brings together a diverse group of philosophers to speak about topics in this reemerging area of philosophical inquiry, taking up new themes, such as maternal...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Domination and Global Political Justice

    Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Domination consists in subjection to the will of others and manifests itself both as a personal relation and a structural phenomenon serving as the context for relations of power. Domination has again become a central political concern through the revival of the republican tradition of political...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

    By Geoffrey Madell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description
    By Nick Zangwill
    To Be Published June 24th 2015
  2. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality: From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard
    By John J. Davenport
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  3. Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil
    By Derek Edyvane
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  4. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action: Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work
    Edited by Tim Henning, David P. Schweikard
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  5. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published July 7th 2015
  6. Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers
    Edited by Sara Goering, Nicholas J. Shudak, Thomas E. Wartenberg
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė
    To Be Published September 18th 2015
  10. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty
    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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