Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law book cover

    The Logic of Equality

    A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    This title was first published in 2003. The Logic of Equality proposes a formal-logical method for examining the indeterminacy of legal discourse, using the example of the non-discrimination norm. It shows that the indeterminacy of a legal concept does not mean that it is completely chaotic - the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Identity and Difference book cover

    Identity and Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Winkler

    This collection reflects recent discussions on the relation between identity and difference in metaphysics, and in moral and political theory in both the analytic and continental traditions. The contributions to the volume tackle such issues as the role and place of the concept of identity in Hegel…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Psychological Metaphysics book cover

    Psychological Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Peter A. White

    The research literature on causal attribution and social cognition generally consists of many fascinating but fragmented and superficial phenomena. These can only be understood as an organised whole by elucidating the fundamental psychological assumptions on which they depend. Originally published…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • McTaggart's Paradox book cover

    McTaggart's Paradox

    1st Edition

    By R.D. Ingthorsson

    McTaggart’s argument for the unreality of time, first published in 1908, set the agenda for 20th-century philosophy of time. Yet there is very little agreement on what it actually says—nobody agrees with the conclusion, but still everybody finds something important in it. This book presents the…

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

  • Nominalism about Properties: New Essays book cover

    Nominalism about Properties

    New Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ghislain Guigon, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

    Nominalism, which has its origins in the Middle Ages and continues into the Twenty-First Century, is the doctrine that there are no universals. This book is unique in bringing together essays on the history of nominalism and essays that present a systematic discussion of nominalism. It introduces…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • 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

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music book cover

    Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

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

  • Philosophical Approaches to the Devil book cover

    Philosophical Approaches to the Devil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W. McCraw, Robert Arp

    This collection brings together new papers addressing the philosophical challenges that the concept of a Devil presents, bringing philosophical rigor to treatments of the Devil. Contributors approach the idea of the Devil from a variety of philosophical traditions, methodologies, and styles,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • The Unexplained Intellect: Complexity, Time, and the Metaphysics of Embodied Thought book cover

    The Unexplained Intellect

    Complexity, Time, and the Metaphysics of Embodied Thought, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Mole

    The relationship between intelligent systems and their environment is at the forefront of research in cognitive science. The Unexplained Intellect: Complexity, Time, and the Metaphysics of Embodied Thought shows how computational complexity theory and analytic metaphysics can together illuminate…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Time, Embodiment and the Self book cover

    Time, Embodiment and the Self

    1st Edition

    By Andros Loizou

    This title was first published in 2000:  Beginning with a sustained argument against the new tenseless theory of time and against McTaggart's A series/B series distinction, the author of this essay goes on to provide a non-paradoxical, tensed, phenomenologically-based account of the 'going on'…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

8Series in Metaphysics

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