Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments

    Edited by Michael T Stuart, Yiftach Fehige, James Robert Brown

    Thought experiments are a means of imaginative reasoning that lie at the heart of philosophy, from the pre-Socratics to the modern era, and they also play central roles in a range of fields, from physics to politics. The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments is an invaluable guide and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy

    Edited by Stuart Glennan, Phyllis Illari

    From the operation of the universe to DNA, the brain and the economy, natural and social frequently describe their activity as being concerned with discovering mechanisms. Despite this fact, for much of the twentieth century philosophical discussions of the nature of mechanisms remained outside…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: Paul Tillich (1973): An Essay on the Role of Ontology in his Philosophical Theology book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Paul Tillich (1973)

    An Essay on the Role of Ontology in his Philosophical Theology

    By Alistair M. Macleod

    First published in 1973, this is the first book on Paul Tillich in which a sustained attempt is made to sort out and evaluate the questions to which Tillich addresses himself in the crucial philosophical parts of his theological system. It is argued that despite the apparent simplicity in his…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
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  • What Makes a Philosopher Great?: Arguments for Twelve Philosophers book cover

    What Makes a Philosopher Great?

    Arguments for Twelve Philosophers

    By Stephen Hetherington

    In this book, 14 accomplished contemporary philosophers argue for the greatness of 13 of their predecessors, from antiquity to the 20th century. The book’s purpose is not to generate a list of the very best philosophers; instead, the aim is to better identify what might constitute philosophical…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 
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  • Using Words and Things: Language and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Williamson on Modality book cover

    Williamson on Modality

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
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  • Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism book cover

    Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism

    Edited by Benjamin H. Arbour, Kevin Timpe

    This new collection of philosophically rigorous essays critiques the interpretation of divine omniscience known as open theism, focusing primarily on philosophically motivated open theism and positing arguments that reject divine knowledge of future contingents in the face of the dilemma of freedom…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • 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

    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 – 2017-06-23 
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics book cover

    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 – 2017-05-31 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics: The Logic of

    God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics

    The Logic of "Know Thyself"

    By Nigel Tubbs

    The Western tradition has long held the view that while it is possible to know that God exists, it nevertheless remains impossible to know what God is. The ineffability of the monotheistic God extends to each of the Abrahamic faiths. In this volume, Tubbs considers Aristotle’s logic of mastery and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
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    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Eighteenth-Century Dissent and Cambridge Platonism: Reconceiving the Philosophy of Religion book cover

    Eighteenth-Century Dissent and Cambridge Platonism

    Reconceiving the Philosophy of Religion

    By Louise Hickman

    Eighteenth-Century Dissent and Cambridge Platonism identifies an ethically and politically engaged philosophy of religion in eighteenth century Rational Dissent, particularly in the work of Richard Price (1723-1791), and in the radical thought of Mary Wollstonecraft. It traces their…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
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    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Philosphy Without Metaphysics book cover

    Philosphy Without Metaphysics

    By Edmond Holmes

    Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom,’ but author Edmond Holmes fears the encroaching dominance of intellect over feeling. In this title, Holmes argues that metaphysics’ reliance on intellect and pure reason undermines the study of philosophy. Rather, Holmes suggests a return to intuitional philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
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    Routledge Revivals

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