Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • Conscious Action Theory: An Introduction to the Event-Oriented World View book cover

    Conscious Action Theory

    An Introduction to the Event-Oriented World View, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Baer

    Conscious Action Theory provides a logical unification between the spirit and the material, by identifying reality as an event that processes personal experiences into explanatory memories, from which personal experiences are regenerated in a never-ending cycle of activity. Baer explores the idea…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-11-05 
    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 – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Consequences of Reference Failure book cover

    Consequences of Reference Failure

    1st Edition

    By Michael McKinsey

    This book defends the Direct Reference (DR) thesis in philosophy of language regarding proper names and indexical pronouns. It uniquely draws out the significant consequences of DR when it is conjoined with the fact that these singular terms sometimes fail to refer. Even though DR is widely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Lee McIntyre

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods, and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg and Lee McIntyre’s updated and substantially revised fourth edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving lucid explanations with clear analyses,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix book cover

    Post-Human Institutions and Organizations

    Confronting the Matrix, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Emmanuel Lazega

    When the Matrix trilogy was published in the mid-1980s, it introduced to mass culture a number of post-human tropes about the conscious machines that have haunted our collective imaginaries ever since. This volume explores the social representations and significance of technological developments –…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • Creativity, Imagination, Logic: Meditations for the Eleventh Hour book cover

    Creativity, Imagination, Logic

    Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

    By Horace M. Kallen

    Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Routledge Handbook of Panpsychism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Panpsychism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Seager

    Panpsychism is the view that consciousness – the most puzzling and strangest phenomenon in the entire universe – is a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of the world, though in a form very remote from human consciousness. At a very basic level, the world is awake. Panpsychism seems implausible to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Metaphysics of Good and Evil book cover

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil

    1st Edition

    By David S. Oderberg

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil is the first, full-length contemporary defence, from the perspective of analytic philosophy, of the Scholastic theory of good and evil – the theory of Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and most medieval and Thomistic philosophers. Goodness is analysed as obedience to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

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