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  • Causality, Probability, and Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Donald Gillies

    Why is understanding causation so important in philosophy and the sciences? Should causation be defined in terms of probability? Whilst causation plays a major role in theories and concepts of medicine, little attempt has been made to connect causation and probability with medicine itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge

  • Ethics for Robots

    How to Design a Moral Algorithm, 1st Edition

    By Derek Leben

    Ethics for Robots describes and defends a method for designing and evaluating ethics algorithms for autonomous machines, such as self-driving cars and search and rescue drones. Derek Leben argues that such algorithms should be evaluated by how effectively they accomplish the problem of cooperation…

    Paperback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Public Sphere

    New Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Walters, Esther Kersley

    Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations explores the changing contribution of religion to public life today. Bringing together a diverse group of preeminent scholars on religion, each chapter explores an aspect of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Religion and Reality TV

    Faith in Late Capitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mara Einstein, Katherine Madden, Diane Winston

    Why is reality television flourishing in today's expanding media market? Religion and Reality TV: Faith in Late Capitalism argues that the reality genre offers answers to many of life's urgent questions: Why am I important? What gives my life meaning? How do I present my best self to the world?…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Teaching Philosophy

    A Guide, 1st Edition

    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

  • Creativity and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Place and Experience

    A Philosophical Topography, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Malpas

    The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing alternative to prevailing post-structuralist and postmodern theories of place. It is a foundational and ground-breaking book in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Civil Dialogue on Abortion

    1st Edition

    By Bertha Alvarez Manninen, Jack Mulder, Jr.

    Civil Dialogue on Abortion provides a cutting-edge discussion between two philosophy scholars on each side of the abortion debate. Bertha Alvarez Manninen argues for her pro-choice view, but also urges respect for the life of the fetus, while Jack Mulder argues for his pro-life view, but recognizes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Politics at the Precipice

    Time and Tyranny in the Works of Alexandre Kojève, 1st Edition

    By Gary M. Kelly

    Philosophy and Politics at the Precipice maintains that political philosopher Alexandre Kojève (1901–68) has been both famously misunderstood and famous for being misunderstood. Kojève was famously understood by interpreters for seeing an "end of history" (an end that would display universal free…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Reading the Sacred Scriptures

    From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiachra Long, Siobhán Dowling Long

    Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception examines how the scriptures came to be written and how their authority has been constructed and reinforced over time. Highlighting the measures taken to safeguard the stability of oral accounts, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Sacred Nature

    The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism, 1st Edition

    By Jerome A. Stone

    Sacred Nature examines the crisis of environmental degradation through the prism of religious naturalism, which seeks rich spiritual engagement in a world without a god. Jerome Stone introduces students to the growing field of religious naturalism, exploring a series of questions about how it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Religion and European Philosophy

    Key Thinkers from Kant to Žižek, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Goodchild, Hollis Phelps

    Religion and European Philosophy: Key Thinkers from Kant to Žižek draws together a diverse group of scholars in theology, religious studies, and philosophy to discuss the role that religion plays among key figures in the European philosophical tradition. Designed for accessibility, each of the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge