Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • Philosophy of Western Music: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Western Music

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Kania

    This is the first comprehensive book-length introduction to the philosophy of Western music that fully integrates consideration of popular music and hybrid musical forms, especially song. Its author, Andrew Kania, begins by asking whether Bob Dylan should even have been eligible for the Nobel Prize…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Time and its Importance in Modern Thought book cover

    Time and its Importance in Modern Thought

    1st Edition

    By M. F. Cleugh

    Originally published in 1937.  This book is a classic work on the philosophy of time, looking at the pshychology, physics and logic of time before investigating the views of Kant, Bergson, Alexander, McTaggart and Dunne. The second half of the book contains more indepth consideration of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time: A Bibliographic Guide book cover

    Time: A Bibliographic Guide

    1st Edition

    By Samuel L. Macey

    Originally published in 1991. A multidisciplinary guide in the form of a bibliography of selected time-related books and articles divided into 25 existing academic disciplines and about 100 subdisciplines which have a wide application to time studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • A Treatise on Time and Space book cover

    A Treatise on Time and Space

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Lucas

    Originally published in 1976. This comprehensive study discusses in detail the philosophical, mathematical, physical, logical and theological aspects of our understanding of time and space. The text examines first the many different definitions of time that have been offered, beginning…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • The Structure of Time book cover

    The Structure of Time

    1st Edition

    By W. H. Newton-Smith

    Originally published in 1980. What is time? How is its structure determined? The enduring controversy about the nature and structure of time has traditionally been a diametrical argument between those who see time as a container into which events are placed, and those for whom time cannot exist…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time Devoured: A Materialistic Discussion of Duration book cover

    Time Devoured

    A Materialistic Discussion of Duration, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Parsons

    Originally published in 1964. This lively, challenging book, written with enthusiasm, conviction and clarity, sets out to elucidate the shadowy concept of Time. This involves central philosophical issues, which are vigorously discussed. Also relativity theory, in a clear-cut exposition, is made…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward, Deborah Tollefsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility comprehensively addresses questions about who is responsible and how blame or praise should be attributed when human agents act together. Such questions include: Do individuals share responsibility for the outcome or are individuals responsible…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Core Questions in Philosophy book cover

    Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known arguments and problems from the history of philosophy are discussed and analyzed, not as a means to honor…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek H. Brown, Fiona Macpherson

    From David Hume’s famous puzzle about ‘the missing shade of blue’ to current research into the science of colour, the topic of colour is an incredibly fertile region of study and debate, cutting across philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics as well as psychology. Debates about…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry book cover

    Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons

    An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sauchelli

    Derek Parfit (1942-2017) is widely considered to be one of the most important moral philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Reasons and Persons is arguably the most influential of the two books published in his lifetime and hailed as a classic work of ethics and personal identity. Derek Parfit’s…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Raven

    Some of philosophy’s biggest questions, both historically and today, are in-virtue-of questions: In virtue of what is an action right or wrong? In virtue of what am I the same person my mother bore? In virtue of what is an artwork beautiful? Philosophers attempt to answers many of these types of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy: Case Studies and Practical Strategies book cover

    A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
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