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Joint Session of the Mind and Aristotelian Societies

2017Jul. 14th16th

Location: Edinburgh

If you're going to the Joint Session of the Mind and Aristotelian Societies conference in July, then we'd love to see you at our stand. There you'll be able to take advantage of a special conference discount when you order our new and recently published books.

Download a free chapter by keynote speaker, Sally Haslanger

Routledge author, Sally Haslanger will be delivering Symposium IV, Culture and Critique. Download her chapter, 'Objectivity, Epistemic Objectification, and Oppression' from The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice HERE

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Key Titles on Display

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-three chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory

    Edited by Sven Bernecker, Kourken Michaelian

    Memory occupies a fundamental place in philosophy, playing a central role not only in the history of philosophy but also in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics. Yet the philosophy of memory has only recently emerged as an area of study and research in its own right. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sound improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
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    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Temporal Experience

    Edited by Ian Phillips

    Experience is inescapably temporal. But how do we experience time? Temporal experience is a fundamental subject in philosophy – according to Husserl, the most important and difficult of all. Its puzzles and paradoxes were of critical interest from the Early Moderns through to the Post-Kantians…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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
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  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School

    Edited by Uriah Kriegel

    Both through his own work and that of his students, Franz Clemens Brentano (1838–1917) had an often underappreciated influence on the course of twentieth- and twenty-first-century philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School offers full coverage of Brentano’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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
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  • In Defense of Moral Luck

    Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness

    By Robert J. Hartman

    The problem of moral luck is that there is a contradiction in our common sense ideas about moral responsibility. In one strand of our thinking, we believe that a person can become more blameworthy by luck. For example, two reckless drivers manage their vehicles in the same way, and one but not the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
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    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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
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  • 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
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    New Problems of Philosophy

  • 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
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    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind

    Edited by Julian Kiverstein

    The idea that humans are by nature social and political animals can be traced back to Aristotle. More recently, it has also generated great interest and controversy in related disciplines such as anthropology, biology, psychology, neuroscience and even economics. What is it about humans that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • What is this thing called Metaethics?

    By Matthew Chrisman

    Are moral standards relative to cultures? Are there any moral facts? What is goodness? If there are moral facts how do we learn about them? These are all questions in metaethics, the branch of ethics that investigates the status of morality, the nature of ethical facts, and the meaning of ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
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    What is this thing called?

Spotlight on Edinburgh Philosophers

  • Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone

    By Duncan Pritchard, Mark Harris

    Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone brings together these great truth-seeking disciplines, and seeks to understand the ways in which they challenge and inform each other. Key topics and their areas of focus include: • Foundational Issues – why should anyone care about the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
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  • Philosophy for Everyone

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Guy Fletcher, Elinor Mason, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics in this new edition and their areas of focus include: Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
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  • The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
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  • What is this thing called Philosophy?

    Edited by Duncan Pritchard

    What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discursive nature of the discipline. Edited by Duncan Pritchard, each section is written by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
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    What is this thing called?

  • Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone

    Edited by Michela Massimi

    What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? What is our role in the universe as human beings capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? Scientific research across both the physical and cognitive sciences…

    Paperback – 2014-09-30
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  • What is this thing called Knowledge?

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Pritchard

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear, non-partisan view of the main themes of epistemology. Both…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10
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    What is this thing called?

  • Semantic Externalism

    By Jesper Kallestrup

    Semantic externalism is the view that the meanings of referring terms, and the contents of beliefs that are expressed by those terms, are not fully determined by factors internal to the speaker but are instead bound up with the environment. The debate about semantic externalism is one of the most…

    Paperback – 2011-09-02
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    New Problems of Philosophy

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