Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism book cover

    The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American 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

  • Time and the Philosophy of Action book cover

    Time and the Philosophy of Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist

    Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with the role of time in agency, a role with great significance for the study of action. As the articles in this collection demonstrate, virtually every fundamental issue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Belief, Action, and Rationality over Time book cover

    Belief, Action, and Rationality over Time

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chrisoula Andreou, Sergio Tenenbaum

    Action theorists and formal epistemologists often pursue parallel inquiries regarding rationality, with the former focused on practical rationality, and the latter focused on theoretical rationality. In both fields, there is currently a strong interest in exploring rationality in relation to time.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • On the Genealogy of Color: A Case Study in Historicized Conceptual Analysis book cover

    On the Genealogy of Color

    A Case Study in Historicized Conceptual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Zed Adams

    In On the Genealogy of Color, Zed Adams argues for a historicized approach to conceptual analysis, by exploring the relevance of the history of color science for contemporary philosophical debates about color realism. Adams contends that two prominent positions in these debates, Cartesian…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori book cover

    Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori, 1st Edition

    By David J. Stump

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands book cover

    Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    1st Edition

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Routledge Revivals: A Modern Elementary Logic (1952) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: A Modern Elementary Logic (1952)

    1st Edition

    By L. Susan Stebbing

    First published in 1943, and revised for this 1952 edition, this book was intended for use by students of philosophy and as such traditional and modern developments in logic have been combined in a unified treatment. The author envisaged this volume as filling a gap for a simple, introductory text…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • The Limits of Moral Obligation: Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can book cover

    The Limits of Moral Obligation

    Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler

    This volume responds to the growing interest in finding explanations for why moral claims may lose their validity based on what they ask of their addressees. Two main ideas relate to that question: the moral demandingness objection and the principle "ought implies can." Though both of these ideas…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990) book cover

    On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)

    1st Edition

    By Charles Parsons

    First published in 1990, this book consists of a detailed exposition of results of the theory of "interpretation" developed by G. Kreisel — the relative impenetrability of which gives the elucidation contained here great value for anyone seeking to understand his work. It contains more complex…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective book cover

    Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Post-Critical Kant: Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum book cover

    The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Hall

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

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