Philosophy: Philosophy of Science

  • Tagore, Einstein and the Nature of Reality: Literary and Philosophical Reflections book cover

    Tagore, Einstein and the Nature of Reality

    Literary and Philosophical Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Partha Ghose

    This volume consists of a selection of scholarly essays from literature, philosophy and history on the conception of reality as understood by Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein. The nature of reality has been a long-debated issue among scientists and philosophers. Tagore (1861–1941) met…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge India

  • The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism book cover

    The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Instrument of Science: Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised book cover

    The Instrument of Science

    Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised, 1st Edition

    By Darrell P. Rowbottom

    Roughly, instrumentalism is the view that science is primarily, and should primarily be, an instrument for furthering our practical ends. It has fallen out of favour because historically influential variants of the view, such as logical positivism, suffered from serious defects. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • The Routledge Handbook of Emergence book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Gibb, Robin Findlay Hendry, Tom Lancaster

    Emergence is often described as the idea that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts: interactions among the components of a system lead to distinctive novel properties. It has been invoked to describe the flocking of birds, the phases of matter and human consciousness, along with many…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Sanitt

    First published in 1996, Science as a Questioning Process offers an intriguing mix of science and philosophy by examining science as a questioning process. The book evaluates scientific theories through from Darwinian evolution to relativity, and from quantum theory to cosmology. It offers an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 1992, this collection of original texts addresses the philosophical realm of metaphysics, not only ontology but the philosophy of science, religion and morals. The theory of values and the theory of absolutes are the subject of more than one…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Reality and Value: An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value book cover

    Reality and Value

    An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Campbell Garnett

    Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Existence of the World: An Introduction to Ontology book cover

    The Existence of the World

    An Introduction to Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Grossman

    Originally published in 1992. The history of Western philosophy can be seen as a battle between those that insist that the "physical universe" exists and those would claim that there is a much larger "world" which contains atemporal and nonspatial things as well. The central part of this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Events: A Metaphysical Study book cover

    Events: A Metaphysical Study

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Brian Lombard

    Originally published in 1986. The theory of events presented is one that construes events to be concrete particulars; and it embodies an attempt to take seriously the idea that events are the changes that objects undergo when they change. The theory is about what an event really is, about when…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Nature of Things book cover

    The Nature of Things

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Quinton

    Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical refinement of the everyday notion of a thing. Four distinct, but not unconnected, problems about substance are identified: what accounts for the individuality of a thing;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Approach to Metaphysics book cover

    The Approach to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1947. This book looks at contemporary conundrums in philosophical tendencies, bringing the reader a first-principles review of the purpose of such enquiries in relation to modern life. It presents the importance of the history of the development of philosophical thought,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Metaphysics book cover

    Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By William H. Walsh

    Originally published in 1963. An outline of the metaphysical positions held by such major philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hegel, Kant, Hume, Moore, Bradley, Wittgenstein. The author maintains – controversially – that metaphysical arguments have a close bearing on religious and moral…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

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