Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics book cover

    Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Contemporary Dualism: A Defense book cover

    Contemporary Dualism

    A Defense, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Lavazza, Howard Robinson

    Ontological materialism, in its various forms, has become the orthodox view in contemporary philosophy of mind. This book provides a variety of defenses of mind-body dualism, and shows (explicitly or implicitly) that a thoroughgoing ontological materialism cannot be sustained. The contributions are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value book cover

    The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    1st Edition

    By Chon Tejedor

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Phenomenology and the Transcendental book cover

    Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Elizabeth Anscombe, 4-vol. set book cover

    Elizabeth Anscombe, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Teichmann

    Elizabeth Anscombe (1919–2001) was one of the most important philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century, making major contributions in philosophy of mind, ethics, and metaphysics. She is particularly renowned for her work on intention and action. A pupil and friend of Ludwig…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Causation and Universals book cover

    Causation and Universals

    1st Edition

    By Evan Fales

    The world contains objective causal relations and universals, both of which are intimately connected. If these claims are true, they must have far-reaching consequences, breathing new life into the theory of empirical knowledge and reinforcing epistemological realism. Without causes and universals,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge

  • The Metaphysics of Identity book cover

    The Metaphysics of Identity

    1st Edition

    By André Gallois

    The philosophical problem of identity and the related problem of change go back to the ancient Greek philosophers and fascinated later figures including Leibniz, Locke, and Hume. Heraclitus argued that one could not swim in the same river twice because new waters were ever flowing in. When is a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • The Epistemological Skyhook: Determinism, Naturalism, and Self-Defeat book cover

    The Epistemological Skyhook

    Determinism, Naturalism, and Self-Defeat, 1st Edition

    By Jim Slagle

    Throughout philosophical history, there has been a recurring argument to the effect that determinism, naturalism, or both are self-referentially incoherent. By accepting determinism or naturalism, one allegedly acquires a reason to reject determinism or naturalism. The Epistemological Skyhook…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Mind and Deity: Being the Second Series of a Course of Gifford Lectures on the General Subject of Metaphysics and Theism given in the University of Glasgow in 1940 book cover

    Mind and Deity

    Being the Second Series of a Course of Gifford Lectures on the General Subject of Metaphysics and Theism given in the University of Glasgow in 1940, 1st Edition

    By John Laird

    Complementary to Theism and Cosmology, this book begins with a discussion of philosophical and theological idea-ism, and our common beliefs concerning nature, man, and God. It is principally concerned with idealism - the place of ideals in reality rather than with the place of ideas. It discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Value and Reality: The Philosophical Case for Theism book cover

    Value and Reality

    The Philosophical Case for Theism, 1st Edition

    By Alfred Cyril Ewing

    This is a major work by one of the best-known philosophical writers, representing the culmination of some twenty-five years’ work on the possibility of giving a rational defence of the claims of the religious man, and specifically the theist, in the face of modern criticisms. Dr Ewing’s object has…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Religion and Reality: A Study in the Philosophy of Mysticism book cover

    Religion and Reality

    A Study in the Philosophy of Mysticism, 1st Edition

    By James Henry Tuckwell

    This discussion of the search for religious truth addresses a universal view of religion that can be termed ‘philosophical mysticism’ from a rational basis of experience. Originally published in 1915, this is a classic of theological thinking that investigates the fundamental nature of religion and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Disjunctivism book cover

    Disjunctivism

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Soteriou

    It is commonly held that the experiences involved in cases of perception, illusion and hallucination all have the same nature. Disjunctivists deny this. They maintain that the kind of experience you have when you perceive the world isn’t one you could be having if you were hallucinating. A number…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

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