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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
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
Interpretations and Commentary
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
Sellars, McDowell, Brandom
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
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
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
Themes and Challenges
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
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
In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to...
Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge
Philosophical and Legal Implications
Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded...
Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge
Deleuze and Pragmatism
To Be Published September 23rd 2014
Mind, Language and Subjectivity: Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought
To Be Published October 14th 2014
Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of Belief
To Be Published November 12th 2014
The Essence of the Self: In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity
To Be Published December 15th 2014
Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives
To Be Published December 17th 2014
Music and Aesthetic Reality
To Be Published December 29th 2014
Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives
To Be Published February 10th 2015
Hate Speech Law: A Philosophical Examination
To Be Published February 28th 2015
Time and the Philosophy of Action
To Be Published March 14th 2015
Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
To Be Published April 30th 2015