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With a new foreword by Jonathan Lear 'Remarkably lively and enjoyable…It is a very rich book, containing excellent descriptions of a variety of moral theories, and innumerable and often witty observations on topics encountered on the way.' - Times Literary Supplement Bernard Williams was one of…
Paperback – 2011-04-04
‘I should like to show here that the Ego is neither formally or materially in consciousness: it is outside, in the world.’ Jean-Paul Sartre The Transcendence of the Ego is one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications and essential for understanding the trajectory of his work as a…
Paperback – 2011-03-30
A cornerstone of Sartre’s philosophy, The Imaginary was first published in 1940. Sartre had become acquainted with the philosophy of Edmund Husserl in Berlin and was fascinated by his idea of the 'intentionality of consciousness' as a key to the puzzle of existence. Against this background, The…
Paperback – 2010-03-12
Time's 'Man of the Century', Albert Einstein is the unquestioned founder of modern physics. His theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this short book Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory…
Paperback – 2001-05-18
What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…
Hardback – 2016-02-04
Imagination occupies a central place in philosophy, going back to Aristotle. However, following a period of relative neglect there has been an explosion of interest in imagination in the past two decades as philosophers examine the role of imagination in debates about the mind and cognition,…
Hardback – 2016-01-28
Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy
Originally published in 1931, Muirhead’s study aims to challenge the view that Locke’s empiricism is the main philosophical thought to come out of England, suggesting that the Platonic tradition is much more prominent. These views are explored in detail in this text as well as touching on its…
Hardback – 2016-01-25
"People who say 'Let the chips fall where they may,' usually figure they will not be hit by a chip" - Bernard Williams
For a limited time we are offering a 20% discount on your purchase of our range of titles for those interested in the work of Bernard Williams.
‘Engaging Political Philosophy is a fabulous introduction to the subject that not only teaches students philosophy, but how to think philosophically. Talisse provides a wonderfully lucid and engaging guide that will benefit anyone with an interest in political philosophy.’ – Thom Brooks, Durham University, UK
Engaging Political Philosophy is the new textbook from author and philosopher Robert Talisse. We interviewed him to find out more about the book.
Using a question-led approach, What is this thing called Philosophy? introduces students to the core areas of philosophy. We spent five minutes with editor Duncan Pritchard to find out more about the book.
Our publication, The Meaning of Relativity by Albert Einstein, has been listed as one of the twenty greatest academic books that changed the world.
Routledge is pleased to introduce our new program of short form publications.
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Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction is already garnering praise from philosophers in the field. We talked to author Mark van Roojen to find out more about the book.
‘The contemporary landscape of metaethics is a topsy-turvy field of complex contributions, new twists on old views, and fundamental disputes about how, even, to describe the basic questions under dispute. In Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction, one of the masters of the craft cuts through this complexity in order to put readers in a position to see the compelling philosophical problems that lead to these different comprehensive theories.’ – Mark Schroeder, University of Southern California, USA
Listen to the latest interview with Kevin Vallier, author of Liberal Politics and Public Faith, on New Books in Philosophy where he discusses the role of religious conviction and reasoning in liberal democracy.
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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 philosophy books across all subject areas including ethics, epistemology, critical thinking, political philosophy, philosophy of science, aesthetics, metaphysics, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and history of 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. Key series include What is this thing called…?, The Basics, The Ethics of…, Routledge Guides to the Great Books, Routledge Philosophical Minds, Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy and Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics.
Andrew Weckenmann publishes scholarly monographs and edited collections in philosophy and religion. He manages the various Routledge Research series associated with both subjects. He is actively looking to develop new series covering emerging topics while continuing to publish in more established areas. In philosophy, he is interested in receiving proposals on aesthetics, ethics/applied ethics, metaphysics, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and technology, political philosophy, and pragmatism. In religion, he’s interested in projects on religion and media, religion and digital culture, religion and film, religion and gender/sexuality, religion and the environment, religion and cognitive science, and interdisciplinary biblical criticism.