Philosophy: Epistemology

  • Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia: Epistemologies, Practices and Locales book cover

    Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

    Epistemologies, Practices and Locales, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Baghel, Lea Stepan, Joseph K.W. Hill

    The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Marino

    Writing for non-specialists and students as well as for fellow philosophers, this book explores some basic issues surrounding sex and love in today's world, among them consent, objectification, non-monogamy, racial stereotyping, and the need to reconcile contemporary expectations about gender…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • A New Modern Philosophy: The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources book cover

    A New Modern Philosophy

    The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Marshall, Susanne Sreedhar

    The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are arguably the most important period in philosophy’s history, given that they set a new and broad foundation for subsequent philosophical thought. Over the last decade, however, discontent among instructors has grown with coursebooks’ unwavering…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • The Instrument of Science: Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised book cover

    The Instrument of Science

    Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised, 1st Edition

    By Darrell P. Rowbottom

    Roughly, instrumentalism is the view that science is primarily, and should primarily be, an instrument for furthering our practical ends. It has fallen out of favour because historically influential variants of the view, such as logical positivism, suffered from serious defects. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Mind, Body, and Morality: New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza book cover

    Mind, Body, and Morality

    New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Reuter, Frans Svensson

    The turn of the millennium has been marked by new developments in the study of early modern philosophy. In particular, the philosophy of René Descartes has been reinterpreted in a number of important and exciting ways, specifically concerning his work on the mind-body union, the connection between…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • A Hundred Years of Phenomenology: Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition book cover

    A Hundred Years of Phenomenology

    Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Small

    This title was first published in 2001. This collection of new essays on phenomenological themes reviews aspects of the philosophical movement which began with the publication in 1900-01 of Edmund Husserl's path-breaking Logical Investigations. A broad survey of phenomenology is particularly timely…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • The Nature of Things book cover

    The Nature of Things

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Quinton

    Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical refinement of the everyday notion of a thing. Four distinct, but not unconnected, problems about substance are identified: what accounts for the individuality of a thing;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Locke's Science of Knowledge book cover

    Locke's Science of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Matt Priselac

    John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a clear statement of an epistemological goal: to explain the limits of human knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. The actual text of the Essay, in stark contrast, takes a long and seemingly meandering path before returning to that goal…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Social Contexts of Intellectual Virtue: Knowledge as a Team Achievement book cover

    The Social Contexts of Intellectual Virtue

    Knowledge as a Team Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Adam Green

    This book reconceives virtue epistemology in light of the conviction that we are essentially social creatures. Virtue is normally thought of as something that allows individuals to accomplish things on their own. Although contemporary ethics is increasingly making room for an inherently social…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Emergence of Relativism: German Thought from the Enlightenment to National Socialism book cover

    The Emergence of Relativism

    German Thought from the Enlightenment to National Socialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Kusch, Katherina Kinzel, Johannes Steizinger, Niels Wildschut

    Debates over relativism are as old as philosophy itself. Since the late nineteenth century, relativism has also been a controversial topic in many of the social and cultural sciences. And yet, relativism has not been a central topic of research in the history of philosophy or the history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian M. Church, Robert J. Hartman

    Luck permeates our lives, and this raises a number of pressing questions: What is luck? When we attribute luck to people, circumstances, or events, what are we attributing? Do we have any obligations to mitigate the harms done to people who are less fortunate? And to what extent is deserving praise…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Williamson on Modality book cover

    Williamson on Modality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juhani Yli-Vakkuri, Mark McCullagh

    Timothy Williamson is one of the most influential living philosophers working in the areas of logic and metaphysics. His work in these areas has been particularly influential in shaping debates about metaphysical modality, which is the topic of his recent provocative and closely-argued book Modal…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

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