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  • Isn’t that Clever: A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy book cover

    Isn’t that Clever

    A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Steven Gimbel

    Isn’t That Clever provides a new account of the nature of humor – the cleverness account – according to which humor is intentional conspicuous acts of playful cleverness. By defining humor in this way, answers can be found to longstanding questions about humor ethics (Are there jokes that are wrong…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Deleuze and Pragmatism book cover

    Deleuze and Pragmatism

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Curiosity book cover

    The Philosophy of Curiosity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Second Person: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives book cover

    The Second Person

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Eilan

    The past few years have witnessed an exponentially growing body of work conducted under the ‘second person’ heading. This idea has been explored in various areas of philosophy (philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, epistemology), in developmental psychology, in psychiatry, and even in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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

    Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Exemplarity and Singularity: Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law book cover

    Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Shakespeare and the Future of Theory book cover

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by François-Xavier Gleyzon, Johann Gregory

    Shakespeare and the Future of Theory convenes internationally renowned Shakespeare scholars, and scholars of the Early Modern period, and presents, discusses, and evaluates the most recent research and information concerning the future of theory in relation to Shakespeare’s corpus. Original in its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Language and Webs of Information book cover

    Philosophy of Language and Webs of Information

    1st Edition

    By Heimir Geirsson

    The nature of propositions and the cognitive value of names have been the focal point of philosophy of language for the last few decades. The advocates of the causal reference theory have favored the view that the semantic contents of proper names are their referents. However, Frege’s puzzle about…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language book cover

    Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

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