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2017 & 2018 Philosophy Titles for Review

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March 2018

  • The Aesthetics of Videogames

    Edited by Jon Robson, Grant Tavinor

    This collection of essays is devoted to the philosophical examination of the aesthetics of videogames. Videogames represent one of the most significant developments in the modern popular arts, and it is a topic that is attracting much attention among philosophers of art and aestheticians. As a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Consciousness

    Edited by Rocco J. Gennaro

    There has been an explosion of work on consciousness in the last 30–40 years from philosophers, psychologists, and neurologists. Thus, there is a need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive volume in the field that brings together contributions from a wide range of experts on fundamental and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish and explore a new ‘cultivation of the self’ strand within contemporary moral philosophy. Although the revival of virtue ethics has helped reintroduce the eudaimonic tradition into mainstream philosophical debates, it has by and large been…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Idealism and Pragmatism

    Traditions in Dialogue

    Edited by Robert Stern

    This book explores the complex relationship between the philosophical schools of idealism and pragmatism. Idealism is the older tradition, with roots in Plato and Platonism, and has been developed in a myriad of forms. At heart, it holds that reality is either mind-like, or is contained in the mind…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • Virtue Ethics

    Edited by Tom Angier

    Explorations about and around the ethics of virtue dominated philosophical thinking in the ancient world, and recent moral philosophy has seen a massive revival of interest in virtue ethics as a rival to Kantian and utilitarian approaches. To help users make sense of the gargantuan—and, often,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Leibniz and the Environment

    By Pauline Phemister

    The work of seventeenth-century polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz has proved inspirational to philosophers and scientists alike. In this thought-provoking book, Pauline Phemister explores the ecological potential of Leibniz’s dynamic, pluralist, panpsychist, metaphysical system. She argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Teaching Philosophy

    A Guide

    By Steven M. Cahn

    Some students find philosophy engrossing; others are merely bewildered. How can professors meet the challenge of teaching introductory-level philosophy so that their students, regardless of initial incentive or skill, come to understand and even enjoy the subject? For nearly a decade, renowned…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Creativity and Philosophy

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Matthew Kieran

    Creativity matters. We want people to be more creative and admire those who are. Yet creativity is deeply puzzling. Just what is it to be creative? Why is it valuable? Who or what can be creative and how? Creativity and Philosophy is an outstanding collection of specially commissioned chapters by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge

  • The Passing of Temporal Well-Being

    By Ben Bramble

    The philosophical study of well-being concerns what makes lives good for their subjects. It is now standard among philosophers to distinguish between two kinds of well-being: · lifetime well-being, i.e., how good a person’s life was for him or her considered as a whole, and · temporal well-being,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Determined by Reasons

    A Competence Account of Acting for a Normative Reason

    By Susanne Mantel

    This book offers a new account of what it is to act for a normative reason. The first part of the book introduces some popular ideas and problems concerning causal and dispositional approaches of acting for reasons. The author argues that the dispositional approach should take a certain form that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory