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2017 & 2018 Philosophy Titles for Review

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January 2018

  • A Better Guide Than Reason

    Federalists and Anti-federalists

    By M.E. Bradford

    In this seminal volume, M. E. Bradford defines the Old Whig political tradition in American thought, showing that the inheritance of the prescriptive anti-federalists still lives. For Bradford, important elements in our heritage from the American Revolution have been systematically hidden from our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge
    The Library of Conservative Thought

  • The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology

    By David E Leary

    The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology is an engaging and accessible introduction to a monumental text that has influenced the development of both psychological science and philosophical pragmatism in important and lasting ways. Written for readers approaching William…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Philosophy of Language

    3rd Edition

    By Alexander Miller

    Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive, meticulous survey of twentieth-century and contemporary philosophical theories of meaning. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism

    Edited by Kalle Grill, Jason Hanna

    While paternalism has been a long-standing philosophical issue, it has recently received renewed attention among scholars and the general public. The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Shadows of the Soul

    Philosophical Perspectives on Negative Emotions

    Edited by Christine Tappolet, Fabrice Teroni, Anita Konzelmann Ziv

    Negative emotions are familiar enough, but they have rarely been a topic of study in their own right. This volume brings together fourteen chapters on negative emotions, written in a highly accessible style for non-specialists and specialists alike. It starts with chapters on general issues raised…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and Naturalism

    Edited by Kevin M. Cahill, Thomas Raleigh

    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • Toleration and Freedom from Harm

    Liberalism Reconceived

    By Andrew Jason Cohen

    Toleration matters to us all. It contributes both to individuals leading good lives and to societies that are simultaneously efficient and just. There are personal and social matters that would be improved by taking toleration to be a fundamental value. This book develops and defends a full account…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum

    By Bryan Hall

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • J.S. Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Ryan

    First published in 1974. As logician, economist, political theorist, practical politician and active champion of social freedom, John Stuart Mill is a figure of continuing importance. In this book the author does full justice to the range of Mill’s achievements, providing an introductory guide to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Values and Vaccine Refusal

    Hard Questions in Ethics, Epistemology, and Health Care

    By Mark Navin

    Parents in the US and other societies are increasingly refusing to vaccinate their children, even though popular anti-vaccine myths – e.g. ‘vaccines cause autism’ – have been debunked. This book explains the epistemic and moral failures that lead some parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

    Edited by Lorraine L Besser, Michael Slote

    Virtue ethics is on the move both in Anglo-American philosophy and in the rest of the world. This volume uniquely emphasizes non-Western varieties of virtue ethics at the same time that it includes work in the many different fields or areas of philosophy where virtue ethics has recently spread its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

    Edited by Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren

    The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

    Edited by Richard C. Taylor, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat

    This valuable reference work synthesizes and elucidates traditional themes and issues in Islamic philosophy as well as prominent topics emerging from the last twenty years of scholarship. Written for a wide readership of students and scholars, The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy is unique…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.  The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies.  Bioethics has begun a turn toward a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Rights and Resources

    Edited by Frances H. Miller

    This title was first published in 2003. The fulfilment of health care rights in a world where resources are scarce is a prominent issue. In this volume, Frances H. Miller introduces studies on a wide variety of aspects of this important yet complex process.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals