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  • The Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy

    Edited by Stuart Glennan, Phyllis Illari

    From the operation of the universe to DNA, the brain and the economy, natural and social frequently describe their activity as being concerned with discovering mechanisms. Despite this fact, for much of the twentieth century philosophical discussions of the nature of mechanisms remained outside…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Science and Psychology

    By Richard Wilton, Trevor Harley

    Science and Psychology provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure and characteristics of scientific explanation, using examples from a variety of sciences to illuminate the scientific approach taken in psychology. In addition, the authors discuss a range of conceptual issues particular…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Modern Materialism and Emergent Evolution

    By William McDougall

    Originally published in 1929, McDougall examines the pertinent conflict between religion and science. His work exhibits the failure of scientists to explain human action mechanistically (the essence of modern materialism), establishes purposive action as a type of event radically different from all…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory

    Edited by Sven Bernecker, Kourken Michaelian

    Memory occupies a fundamental place in philosophy, playing a central role not only in the history of philosophy but also in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics. Yet the philosophy of memory has only recently emerged as an area of study and research in its own right. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Brent D. Slife, Kari A. O'Grady, Russell D. Kosits

    By revealing underlying assumptions that influence the field of psychology, The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice challenges psychologists to reconsider the origins of ideas they may take as psychological truths. Worldviews, or the systems of assumptions that provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Advances in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology

  • Relations and Representations

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Psychological Science

    By John D. Greenwood

    What is the nature of social psychological science? What does a realist approach to human behaviour offer? Originally published in 1991, this lucid introduction to the philosophy of social psychological science takes a new and original approach to the subject. The author repudiates traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-04 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

  • Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development is an in-depth exploration of the collected works of Mikhail Bakhtin to find relevance of key concepts of dialogism for understanding various aspects of human development. Taking the reality of differences in the world as a given, Bandlamudi argues that such a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Psychology Press

  • Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will

    Edited by Maureen Sie, Derk Pereboom

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will addresses the issue of whether we can make sense of the widespread conviction that we are morally responsible beings. It focuses on the claim that we deserve to be blamed and punished for our immoral actions, and how this claim can be justified given…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Positive Psychology and its Discontents

    Why Positive Psychology Fails and How it Might Succeed Again

    By Matthew McDonald, Michael Wearing

    Alongside the surging popularity of positive psychology has come a quiet but significant chorus of dissenting voices, raising questions about the movement: that it is philosophically naive, that it uncritically employs natural science research methods, that it takes a separatist stance, is unable…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Neglected Perspectives on Science and Religion

    Historical and Contemporary Relations

    By Wayne Viney, William Douglas Woody

    Neglected Perspectives on Science and Religion explores historical and contemporary relations between science and religion, providing new perspectives on familiar topics such as evolution and the Galileo affair. The book also explores common differences in science and religion with respect to their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • The Reciprocity of Perceiver and Environment

    The Evolution of James J. Gibson's Ecological Psychology

    By Thomas J. Lombardo

    Originally published in 1987, this title intended to historically reveal, through tracing Gibson’s development, the substance of his views and how they bore upon general philosophical issues in theories of knowledge, and to investigate in detail the historical context of Gibson’s theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

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