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Philosophy Collection 2018 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.

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason, 2nd Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Recipes for Science

    An Introduction to Scientific Methods and Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Angela Potochnik, Matteo Colombo, Cory Wright

    Today, scientific literacy is an essential aspect of any undergraduate education. Recipes for Science responds to this need by providing an accessible introduction to the nature of science and scientific methods, reasoning, and concepts that is appropriate for any beginning college student. It is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27
    Routledge

  • Virtue Ethics

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Liezl van Zyl

    This volume provides a clear and accessible overview of central concepts, positions, and arguments in virtue ethics today. While it focuses primarily on Aristotelian virtue ethics, it also includes discussion of alternative forms of virtue ethics (sentimentalism and pluralism) and competing…

    Paperback – 2018-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The Ethics of Climate Change

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Byron Williston

    The Ethics of Climate Change: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding arguably the greatest threat now facing humanity. Williston addresses important questions such as: Has humanity entered the Anthropocene? Is climate change primarily an ethical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
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  • What is this thing called Knowledge?

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Pritchard

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all? What is the practical relevance of learning about epistemology? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • 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

  • Jazz and the Philosophy of Art

    1st Edition

    By Lee B. Brown, David Goldblatt, Theodore Gracyk

    Co-authored by three prominent philosophers of art, Jazz and the Philosophy of Art is the first book in English to be exclusively devoted to philosophical issues in jazz. It covers such diverse topics as minstrelsy, bebop, Voodoo, social and tap dancing, parades, phonography, musical forgeries, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • The New Critical Thinking

    An Empirically Informed Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jack Lyons, Barry Ward

    Why is it so hard to learn critical thinking skills? Traditional textbooks focus almost exclusively on logic and fallacious reasoning, ignoring two crucial problems. As psychologists have demonstrated recently, many of our mistakes are not caused by formal reasoning gone awry, but by our…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge