Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind

  • Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy: The Iridescent Thing book cover

    Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy

    The Iridescent Thing

    By Alan Bass

    Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy explores how and why Freud’s late work on fetishism led to the beginnings of a re-formulation of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. Freud himself, however, was unaware of the long history of the concept of fetishism, a history crucial to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Conservative Reductionism book cover

    Conservative Reductionism

    By Michael Esfeld, Christian Sachse

    Conservative Reductionism sets out a new theory of the relationship between physics and the special sciences within the framework of functionalism. It argues that it is wrong-headed to conceive an opposition between functional and physical properties (or functional and physical descriptions,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Mind, Language and Subjectivity: Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought book cover

    Mind, Language and Subjectivity

    Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought

    By Nicholas Georgalis

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ‘thought-tokens’ and minimal content and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches book cover

    Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology

    Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

    Edited by Daniel O. Dahlstrom, Andreas Elpidorou, Walter Hopp

    This volume identifies and develops how philosophy of mind and phenomenology interact in both conceptual and empirically-informed ways. The objective is to demonstrate that phenomenology, as the first-personal study of the contents and structures of our mentality, can provide us with insights into…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management: Beyond Opioids book cover

    The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Personal Identity and Applied Ethics: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Personal Identity and Applied Ethics

    A Historical and Philosophical Introduction

    By Andrea Sauchelli

    'Soul', 'self', 'substance' and 'person' are just four of the terms often used to describe the human person. Cutting across metaphysics, ethics and religion the nature of personal identity and the self is a fundamental and long-standing puzzle in philosophy. Personal Identity and Applied Ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge book cover

    Know Thyself

    The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

    By Mitchell S. Green

    Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge. Mitchell S. Green calls on classical sources like Plato and Descartes, 20th-century thinkers like Freud, recent developments in neuroscience and experimental psychology,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Cultural Neuroscience book cover

    Philosophy of Cultural Neuroscience

    Edited by Joan Y. Chiao

    The goal of this volume is to highlight theoretical and methodological advances in cultural neuroscience and the implications of theoretical and empirical advances in cultural neuroscience for philosophy. The study of cultural and biological factors that contribute to human behavior has been an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara: Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra book cover

    Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara

    Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra, 2nd Edition

    By Prem Saran

    This book offers a social–scientific interpretation of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of Tantra dating back 15 centuries. It is a self-reflexive study approached with an insider’s empathy and the perspective of an Indologist, anthropologist, mystic and practitioner of the cult.  The work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge India

  • Nature and Normativity: Biology, Teleology, and Meaning book cover

    Nature and Normativity

    Biology, Teleology, and Meaning

    By Mark Okrent

    Nature and Normativity argues that the problem of the place of norms in nature has been essentially misunderstood when it has been articulated in terms of the relation of human language and thought, on the one hand, and the world described by physics on the other. Rather, if we concentrate on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Perspectives on Gratitude: An interdisciplinary approach book cover

    Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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