Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • Locke: Epistemology and Metaphysics book cover

    Locke

    Epistemology and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udo Thiel

    This title was first published in 2002. This volume brings together recent journal articles on the main themes in John Locke’s immensely influential Essay concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690. Most contributions are from the mid-eighties to 2000, reflecting some of the most…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s

    Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s "Ethics"

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noa Naaman-Zauderer

    The present volume posits the themes of freedom, action, and motivation as the central principles that drive Spinoza’s Ethics from its first part to its last. It assembles essays by internationally leading scholars who provide different, sometimes opposing interpretations of these fundamental…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-four chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Metaphysical Sociology: On the Work of John Carroll book cover

    Metaphysical Sociology

    On the Work of John Carroll, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara James

    This volume critically engages with the work of the acclaimed Australian sociologist John Carroll. It makes the argument for a metaphysical sociology, which Carroll has proposed should focus on the questions of fundamental existence that confront all humans: ‘Where do I come from?’, ‘What should I…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Relativism book cover

    Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    Relativism, an ancient philosophical doctrine, is once again a topic of heated debate. In this book, Maria Baghramian and Annalisa Coliva present the recent arguments for and against various forms of relativism. The first two chapters introduce the conceptual and historical contours of relativism…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Sensations, Thoughts, Language: Essays in Honour of Brian Loar book cover

    Sensations, Thoughts, Language

    Essays in Honour of Brian Loar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Sullivan

    Brian Loar (1939-2014) was an eminent and highly respected philosopher of mind and language. He was at the forefront of several different field-defining debates between the 1970s and the 2000s—from his earliest work on reducing semantics to psychology, through debates about reference, functionalism…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Companions in Guilt Arguments in Metaethics book cover

    Companions in Guilt Arguments in Metaethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Cowie, Richard Rowland

    Comparisons between morality and other ‘companion’ disciplines – such as mathematics, religion, or aesthetics – are commonly used in philosophy, often in the context of arguing for the objectivity of morality. This is known as the ‘companions in guilt’ strategy. It has been the subject of much…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Temporal Experience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Temporal Experience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Phillips

    Experience is inescapably temporal. But how do we experience time? Temporal experience is a fundamental subject in philosophy – according to Husserl, the most important and difficult of all. Its puzzles and paradoxes were of critical interest from the Early Moderns through to the Post-Kantians…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Cosmological Fine-Tuning Arguments: What (if Anything) Should We Infer from the Fine-Tuning of Our Universe for Life? book cover

    Cosmological Fine-Tuning Arguments

    What (if Anything) Should We Infer from the Fine-Tuning of Our Universe for Life?, 1st Edition

    By Jason Waller

    If the physical constants, initial conditions, or laws of nature in our universe had been even slightly different, then the evolution of life would have been impossible. This observation has led many philosophers and scientists to ask the natural next question: why is our universe so "fine-tuned"…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

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