Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj Pedersen, Jeremy Wyatt

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Kenny Easwaran

    This book introduces students and researchers to the philosophical issues at play in the growing field of formal (or Bayesian) epistemology.  It focuses not on how to do particular calculations but instead on the philosophical foundations at the convergence of belief and mathematical representation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
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  • The Flame of Knowledge: A Critical Realist Approach to Information Policy and Intellectual Property book cover

    The Flame of Knowledge

    A Critical Realist Approach to Information Policy and Intellectual Property

    By David Opderbeck

    Most intellectual property scholarship in the United States proceeds from a utilitarian perspective, using the tools of law and economics, while a significant minority position adopts postmodern critiques of IP regimes. However, as yet there has been no "socioeconomic" framework that could…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Trust and Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Trust and Philosophy

    Edited by Judith Simon

    Trust is pervasive in our lives. Both our simplest actions—like buying a coffee, or crossing the street—as well as the functions of large collective institutions—like those of corporations and nation states—wouldn’t be possible without it. Yet, only in the last several decades has trust started to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Psychiatry

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Sam Wilkinson

    This is the first textbook devoted to the philosophy of psychiatry, offering a thorough and accessible investigation of the conceptual and philosophical problems at the heart of psychiatry. While it applies some of the longstanding concerns of philosophy of science to the mental health professions,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The End of Morality: Taking Moral Eliminativism Seriously book cover

    The End of Morality

    Taking Moral Eliminativism Seriously

    By Richard Garner, Richard Joyce

    According to the moral error theorist, all moral judgments are mistaken. The world just doesn’t contain the properties and relations necessary for these judgments to be true. But what should we actually do if we decided that we are in this radical and unsettling predicament—that morality is just a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
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  • The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory book cover

    The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory

    By Tiziana Vistarini

    The nature of space and time is one of the most fascinating and fundamental philosophical issues which presently engages at the deepest level with physics. During the last thirty years this notion has been object of an intense critical review in the light of new scientific theories which try to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
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    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003): How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation book cover

    Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Animal Automata and Living Machines in Literature and Philosophy: Robots, Replicants, and Companion Species book cover

    Animal Automata and Living Machines in Literature and Philosophy

    Robots, Replicants, and Companion Species

    By Mark Paterson

    This book offers a protohistory of human-machine relations in literature and philosophy, focused on automata, robots, and the imaginary — and imagery — of animated nonhuman objects. Each chapter offers a distinct historical-philosophical epoch within human-machine thinking, and successively unfolds…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
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    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • C.I. Lewis’s Conceptual Pragmatism: The A Priori and the Given book cover

    C.I. Lewis’s Conceptual Pragmatism

    The A Priori and the Given

    Edited by Quentin Kammer, Jean-Philippe Narboux, Henri Wagner

    This edited collection explores the philosophy of Clarence Irving Lewis through two major concepts that are integral to his conceptual pragmatism: the a priori and the given. The relation between these two elements of knowledge form the core of Lewis’s masterpiece Mind and the World-Order. While…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Spatial Senses: Philosophy of Perception in an Age of Science book cover

    Spatial Senses

    Philosophy of Perception in an Age of Science

    Edited by Tony Cheng, Ophelia Deroy, Charles Spence

    This collection of essays brings together research on sense modalities in general and spatial perception in particular in a systematic and interdisciplinary way. It updates a long-standing philosophical fascination with this topic by incorporating theoretical and empirical research from cognitive…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science book cover

    Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science

    By Katherine Brading

    The centerpiece of Émilie Du Châtelet’s philosophy of science is her Foundations of Physics, first published in 1740. The Foundations contains epistemology, metaphysics, methodology, mechanics, and physics, including such pressing issues of the time as whether there are atoms, the appropriate roles…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

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