Philosophy

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Routledge publish classic texts, cutting edge research, as well as expert teaching resources in the field of Philosophy. Our list covers Ancient PhilosophyCritical ThinkingEpistemologyHistory of PhilosophyLogicMetaphysicsPhilosophy of Human NaturePhilosophy of LawPhilosophy of MindPhilosophy of SciencePolitical Philosophy, and more.

On this page you'll find information about our range of publishing, as well as access to our online catalogue, digital resources such as the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis eBooks, and contact information.

Series in Philosophy

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4,097New Products

  • What We Ought and What We Can book cover

    What We Ought and What We Can

    1st Edition

    By Alex King

    Are we able to do everything we ought to do? According to the important but controversial Ought Implies Can principle, the answer is yes. In this book Alex King sheds some much-needed light on this principle. She argues that it is flawed because we are obligated to perform some actions that we…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • Explaining Society: Critical Realism in the Social Sciences book cover

    Explaining Society

    Critical Realism in the Social Sciences, 2nd Edition

    By Berth Danermark, Mats Ekström, Jan Ch. Karlsson

    Fully revised, with an updated bibliography and new, relevant illustrative examples based on work inspired by critical realism, this new edition of Explaining Society constitutes an up-to-date resource connecting methodology, theory, and empirical research. Including discussions of more recent…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

Interviews

Editor Interview: Stephen Leach, Consciousness and the Great Philosophers

Author Interview: Helen Frowe, The Ethics or War and Peace 

Author Interview: Scott Wisor, The Ethics of Global Poverty

Author Interview: Thomas Ryckman, Einstein

Author Interview: Jan Bransen, Don't Be Fooled

Editor Interview: Simon Kirchin, Reading Parfit: On What Matters 

Author Interview:Gary Seay and Susana Nuccetelli, Engaging Bioethics

Interview: Catherine Conybeare, The Routledge Guidebook to Augstine's Confessions

Interview: John T. Scott, The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

Claude Lévi-Strauss: Interview with Patrick Wilcken

Interview: John Sellars, The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition

Author Q&A: Robert B.Talisse, Engaging Political Philosophy

Duncan Pritchard discusses What is this thing called Philosophy?

Q&A with A.C. Grayling

Author Q&A: Alex Rosenberg, Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction

Interview: Steven Fesmire, Dewey

Interview: Justin Garson, The Biological Mind

Kristin Andrews discusses her new book, The Animal Mind

Interview: Stephen Downes and Edouard Machery, Arguing About Human Nature

Interview:Julian Reiss, Philosophy of Economics: A Contemporary Introduction

Q&A: Dr. Nina Power, discussing Judith Butler's Gender Trouble

Free Resources

FreeBook: The Macat Library

FREE Chapter Collection: The Best of Bertrand Russell

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Editorial Contacts

  • Andrew Beck, Senior Commissioning Editor, US

    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, Senior Publisher

    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.

  • Suzanne Richardson, Editor

    Suzanne Richardson publishes monographs and scholarly edited collections in communication studies, media and cultural studies, and art and visual culture. Topics in these disciplines include digital media, journalism, film and television studies, public relations, rhetoric, intercultural communication, and arts practice and theory, to name but a few. Books offer innovative and leading-edge contributions to the fields, with a global resonance.

  • Andrew Weckenmann, Editor (Routledge Research)

    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.

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