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  • Natural Kinds and Classification in Scientific Practice book cover

    Natural Kinds and Classification in Scientific Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Kendig

    This edited volume of 13 new essays aims to turn past discussions of natural kinds on their head. Instead of presenting a metaphysical view of kinds based largely on an unempirical vantage point, it pursues questions of kindedness which take the use of kinds and activities of kinding in practice as…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal book cover

    Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Making Progress in Housing: A Framework for Collaborative Research book cover

    Making Progress in Housing

    A Framework for Collaborative Research, 1st Edition

    By Sean McNelis

    This book presents a new approach to housing research, one that is relevant to all the social sciences. Housing research is diverse and operates across many disciplines, approaches and methods making collaboration difficult. This book outlines a methodological framework that enables researchers…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Housing Research Series

  • Logics and Languages book cover

    Logics and Languages

    1st Edition

    By Max Cresswell

    Originally published in 1973, this book shows that methods developed for the semantics of systems of formal logic can be successfully applied to problems about the semantics of natural languages; and, moreover, that such methods can take account of features of natural language which have often been…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Language, Mind and Value: Philosophical Essays book cover

    Language, Mind and Value

    Philosophical Essays, 1st Edition

    By J N Findlay

    Philosophical themes as diverse as language, value, mind and God are among the topics discussed in this book, originally published in 1963. Considerably influential, there are contributions on Time, Camrbidge Philosophy, Doedelian Sentences, Morality by Convention and the Non-Existence of God. They…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Thinking and Language book cover

    Thinking and Language

    1st Edition

    By Judith Greene

    Originally published in 1875, this book discusses thinking and language and traces the development of different pscyological approaches, assessing their theoretical significance and the experimental evidence behind them. It ends by drawing together the various lines of argument to arrive at some…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Necessity and Language book cover

    Necessity and Language

    1st Edition

    By Morris Lazerowitz, Alice Ambrose

    The problem of necessity remains one of the central issues in modern philosophy. The authors of this volume, originally published in 1985, developed a new approach to the problem, which focusses on the logical grammar of necessary propositions. This volume gathers their seminal essays on the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • The Linguistic Construction of Reality book cover

    The Linguistic Construction of Reality

    1st Edition

    By Gerald W. Grace

    This book, originally published in 1987, considers how the science of linguistics creates its own objects of study. It argues that language is the one essential tool in the ‘social construction of reality’ – the way in which our environment as we perceive and respond to it is actually created by…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies: Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship book cover

    A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies

    Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Angelo Fusari

    It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, are usually considered capitalist features. This may have been true…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Ethics of Hospitality book cover

    Ethics of Hospitality

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Innerarity

    The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Law's Hermeneutics: Other Investigations book cover

    Law's Hermeneutics

    Other Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert, Fabien Girard

    Bringing together leading academics hailing from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law, that theory motivates and enables, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Rhetoric: The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing book cover

    Philosophical Rhetoric

    The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Mason

    This book, originally published in 1989 discusses an issue central to all philosophical argument – the relation between persuasion and truth. The techniques of persuasion are indirect and not always fully transparent. Whether philosophers and theoreticians are for or against the use of rhetoric,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

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