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Philosophy Collection 2017 New and Key Titles

This collection showcases our new and recent books in Philosophy. Click on any of the titles below for more information and to order.

Featured Titles

  • The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race

    Edited by Paul C Taylor, Linda Martín Alcoff, Luvell Anderson

    For many decades, race and racism have been common areas of study in departments of sociology, history, political science, English, and anthropology. Much more recently, as the historical concept of race and racial categories have faced significant scientific and political challenges, philosophers…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    By David Goldblatt, Lee Blankenship-Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Surveillance

    An Introduction

    By Kevin Macnish

    The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of surveillance. Addressing important questions such as: Is it ever acceptable to spy on one's allies? To what degree should the state be able to intrude into its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Einstein

    By Thomas Ryckman

    Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was the most influential physicist of the 20th century. Less well known is that fundamental philosophical problems, such as concept formation, the role of epistemology in developing and explaining the character of physical theories, and the debate between positivism…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Don't be Fooled

    A Philosophy of Common Sense

    By Jan Bransen

    In the debate leading up to the EU referendum in the United Kingdom, the British politician Michael Gove declared that "people in this country have had enough of experts". In the 2016 Presidential campaign in the United States, Donald Trump waged a war against the very idea of expertise. Yet if you…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge

  • Reading Parfit

    On What Matters

    Edited by Simon Kirchin

    Derek Parfit was one of the world’s leading philosophers. His On What Matters was the most eagerly awaited book in philosophy for many years. Reading Parfit: On What Matters is an essential overview and assessment of volumes 1 and 2 of Parfit’s monumental work by a team of international…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Engaging Bioethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies

    By Gary Seay, 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