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This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-three chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…
Hardback – 2017-08-16
Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy
Derek Parfit was one of the world’s leading philosophers. His On What Matters was the most eagerly awaited book in philosophy for many years. Reading Parfit: On What Matters is an essential overview and assessment of volumes 1 and 2 of Parfit’s monumental work by a team of international…
Paperback – 2017-03-21
Are moral standards relative to cultures? Are there any moral facts? What is goodness? If there are moral facts how do we learn about them? These are all questions in metaethics, the branch of ethics that investigates the status of morality, the nature of ethical facts, and the meaning of ethical…
Paperback – 2016-10-18
What is this thing called?
In our current social landscape, moral questions—about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity—are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral life. The key…
Hardback – 2016-05-31
Routledge Studies in American Philosophy
Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction provides a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates by introducing a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics, and moral psychology. From…
Paperback – 2015-06-11
Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy
According to noncognitivists, when we say that stealing is wrong, what we are doing is more like venting our feelings about stealing or encouraging one another not to steal, than like stating facts about morality. These ideas challenge the core not only of much thinking about morality and…
Paperback – 2010-03-09
New Problems of Philosophy
Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone brings together these great truth-seeking disciplines, and seeks to understand the ways in which they challenge and inform each other. Key topics and their areas of focus include: • Foundational Issues – why should anyone care about the…
Paperback – 2017-07-26
This volume pulls together interdisciplinary research on cognitive representations in the mind and in the world. The chapters—from cutting-edge researchers in psychology, philosophy, computer science, and the arts—explore how structured representations determine cognition in memory, spatial…
Paperback – 2017-07-20
Thought experiments are a means of imaginative reasoning that lie at the heart of philosophy, from the pre-Socratics to the modern era, and they also play central roles in a range of fields, from physics to politics. The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments is an invaluable guide and…
Hardback – 2017-07-18
Routledge Philosophy Companions
We caught up with Jan Bransen to discuss his exciting new book, Don't be Fooled: A Philosophy of Common Sense. Read on for our exclusive interview with Jan.
On 17 May 6-8pm GMT we invite you to join us for the launch of Derek Attridge’s literary classic “The Singularity of Literature”. You can either join us live at Blackwell's in Edinburgh or watch and participate via Facebook LIVE.
Andrew Beck commissions leading books in all major areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of science, aesthetics, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and history of philosophy. He is especially interested in new textbooks that incorporate recent changes in a sub-discipline, scholarly monographs with potential appeal outside their core sub-disciplines, books grounded in analytic philosophy that engage cutting-edge research in the sciences, new ideas for reference works, and short primers on emerging areas of study.
Tony Bruce has global responsibility for the Routledge Philosophy list and twenty years’ experience in academic publishing. He commissions new books mainly in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics and phenomenology but is interested in all subjects. Key series include Routledge Classics, New Problems of Philosophy, Routledge Philosophy Companions, and Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy. He is also interested in new translations of important philosophical works and manages The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online. A selection of authors Tony has worked with can be seen on his LinkedIn profile.
Rebecca Shillabeer commissions leading books in all major areas of Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy. She works on a broad range of titles from introductory textbooks for students approaching a subject for the first time, to cutting-edge scholarly research volumes. email@example.com
Andrew Weckenmann publishes scholarly monographs and edited collections across the various Routledge Research philosophy series. He is actively looking to develop new series around emerging topics while continuing to publish in more established areas of the subject. He is interested in receiving proposals covering all areas of philosophy, including aesthetics, ethics/applied ethics, metaphysics, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and technology, political and social philosophy, philosophy of race, and American philosophy.