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  • Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions: A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement book cover

    Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions

    A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement

    By Samuel Lebens

    Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions offers the first book-length defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement (MRTJ). Although the theory was much maligned by Wittgenstein and ultimately rejected by Russell himself, Lebens shows that it provides a rich and insightful way to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Using Words and Things: Language and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Deleuze and Pragmatism book cover

    Deleuze and Pragmatism

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Curiosity book cover

    The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Critical Humanist Perspectives: The integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication book cover

    Critical Humanist Perspectives

    The integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication

    Edited by Adrian Pablé

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ‘humanist’ binds one to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
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    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language book cover

    Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language: A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy book cover

    Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language

    A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy

    By Arthur Sullivan

    This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty book cover

    Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17
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    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions book cover

    New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Mencius On The Mind V 5 book cover

    Mencius On The Mind V 5

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning: From Icons to Logic book cover

    Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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