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  • Pragmatism and Objectivity

    Essays Sparked by the Work of Nicholas Rescher

    Edited by Sami Pihlström

    Pragmatism and Objectivity illuminates the nature of contemporary pragmatism against the background of Rescher’s work, resulting in a stronger grasp of the prospects and promises of this philosophical movement. The central insight of pragmatism is that we must start from where we find ourselves and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation

    Edited by Michele Paolini Paoletti, Francesco Orilia

    Downward causation plays a fundamental role in many theories of metaphysics and philosophy of mind. It is strictly connected with many topics in philosophy, including but not limited to: emergence, mental causation, the nature of causation, the nature of causal powers and dispositions, laws of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Analytic Philosophy

    An Interpretive History

    Edited by Aaron Preston

    Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, from Frege to Dummet. It offers readers 17 chapters, written especially for this volume by an international cast of leading scholars. Some chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • Logic: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jc Beall, Shay A. Logan

    Logic: The Basics is an accessible introduction to several core areas of logic. The first part of the book features a self-contained introduction to the standard topics in classical logic, such as: · mathematical preliminaries · propositional logic · quantified logic (first monadic, then polyadic)…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Engaging Bioethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies

    By Lutheran School of Theology, Susana Nuccetelli

    Engaging Bioethics: An Introduction with Case Studies draws students into this rapidly changing field, helping them to actively untangle the many issues at the intersection of medicine and moral concern. Presuming readers start with no background in philosophy, it offers balanced, philosophically…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis

    Understanding the Laws of Logic

    By Jaroslav Peregrin, Vladimír Svoboda

    This book offers a comprehensive account of logic that addresses fundamental issues concerning the nature and foundations of the discipline. The authors claim that these foundations can not only be established without the need for strong metaphysical assumptions, but also without hypostasizing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Abstract Entities

    By Sam Cowling

    Think of a number, any number, or properties like fragility and humanity. These and other abstract entities are radically different from concrete entities like electrons and elbows. While concrete entities are located in space and time, have causes and effects, and are known through empirical means…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Plotinus

    By Eyjólfur K. Emilsson

    Plotinus (AD 205–270) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’ philosophy for those coming to his…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy

    Edited by Heidi Maibom

    Empathy plays a central role in the history and contemporary study of ethics, interpersonal understanding, and the emotions, yet until now has been relatively underexplored. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • What is this thing called Metaphysics?

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Garrett

    How did our universe come to be? Does God exist? Does time flow? What are we? Do we have free will? What is truth? Metaphysics is concerned with the nature of ourselves and the world around us. This clear and accessible introduction covers the central topics in metaphysics in a concise but…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Philosophy of Law

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Tebbit

    Philosophy of Law: An Introduction provides an ideal starting point for students of philosophy and law. Setting it clearly against the historical background, Mark Tebbit quickly leads readers into the heart of the philosophical questions that dominate philosophy of law today. He provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Politics

    The Rights and Obligations of Individual Political Agents

    Edited by Emily Crookston, David Killoren, Jonathan Trerise

    Within the field of political philosophy, the role of states, governments, and institutions has dominated research. This has led to a dearth of literature that examines what individuals—e.g., voters, lobbyists, and politicians—ought (or ought not) to do. Ethics in Politics: The Rights and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein on Sensation and Perception

    By Michael Hymers

    This book offers two novel claims about Wittgenstein’s views and methods on perception as explored in the Philosophical Investigations. The first is an interpretive claim about Wittgenstein: that his views on sensation and perception, including his critique of private language, have their roots in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • Metaphysics

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Michael J. Loux, Thomas M. Crisp

    Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • What is this thing called Global Justice?

    By Kok-Chor Tan

    What is this thing called Global Justice? explores the core topics covered on the increasingly popular undergraduate modules on global justice including: world poverty economic inequality nationalism human rights humanitarian intervention immigration global democracy and governance…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • Volume 19, Tome VI: Kierkegaard Bibliography

    Figures A to H

    Edited by Peter Šajda, Jon Stewart

    The long tradition of Kierkegaard studies has made it impossible for individual scholars to have a complete overview of the vast field of Kierkegaard research. The large and ever increasing number of publications on Kierkegaard in the languages of the world can be simply bewildering even for…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

  • Volume 19, Tome VII: Kierkegaard Bibliography

    Figures I to Z

    Edited by Peter Šajda, Jon Stewart

    The long tradition of Kierkegaard studies has made it impossible for individual scholars to have a complete overview of the vast field of Kierkegaard research. The large and ever increasing number of publications on Kierkegaard in the languages of the world can be simply bewildering even for…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science

    Edited by Lee McIntyre, Alex Rosenberg

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science is an outstanding guide to the major themes, movements, debates, and topics in the philosophy of social science. It includes thirty-seven newly written chapters, by many of the leading scholars in the field, as well as a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Self-Reflection for the Opaque Mind

    An Essay in Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy

    By T. Parent

    This volume attempts to solve a grave problem about critical self-reflection. The worry is that we critical thinkers are all in "epistemic bad faith" in light of what psychology tells us. After all, the research shows not merely that we are bad at detecting "ego-threatening" thoughts à la Freud. It…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Introduction to Logic

    3rd Edition

    By Harry J Gensler

    Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods. Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include: simpler ways to test arguments, including an innovative proof method and the star test for…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Global Justice: The Basics

    By Huw L. Williams, Carl Death

    Global Justice: The Basics is a straightforward and engaging introduction to the theoretical study and practice of global justice. It examines the key political themes and philosophical debates at the heart of the subject, providing a clear outline of the field and exploring: the history of its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Human Genetics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ricki Lewis

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure biological science and explanation for rare disorders to a field that is profoundly altering health care for everyone. This thoroughly updated new edition of Human Genetics: The Basics provides a concise background of gene structure and function through…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Volume 19, Tome III: Kierkegaard Bibliography

    Estonian to Hebrew

    Edited by Peter Šajda, Jon Stewart

    The long tradition of Kierkegaard studies has made it impossible for individual scholars to have a complete overview of the vast field of Kierkegaard research. The large and ever increasing number of publications on Kierkegaard in the languages of the world can be simply bewildering even for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources