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  • Locke’s Science of Knowledge

    By Matt Priselac

    John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a clear statement of an epistemological goal: to explain the limits of human knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. The actual text of the Essay, in stark contrast, takes a long and seemingly meandering path before returning to that goal…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    Edited by Rik Peels, Martijn Blaauw

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophy for Graduate Students

    Core Topics from Metaphysics and Epistemology

    By Alex Broadbent

    When graduate students start their studies, they usually have sound knowledge of some areas of philosophy, but the overall map of their knowledge is often patchy and disjointed. There are a number of topics that any contemporary philosopher working in any part of the analytic tradition (and in many…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Curriculum Epistemicide

    Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

    By João M. Paraskeva

    Around the world, curriculum – hard sciences, social sciences and the humanities – has been dominated and legitimated by prevailing Western Eurocentric Anglophone discourses and practices. Drawing from and within a complex range of epistemological perspectives from the Middle East, Africa, Southern…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • Pragmatic Humanism

    On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge

    By Marcus Morgan

    Is sociology best understood as simply chipping away at our ignorance about society, or does it have broader roles and responsibilities? If so, to what—or perhaps to whom—are these responsibilities? Installing humanity as its epistemological and normative start and endpoint, this book shows how…

    Hardback – 2016-01-22 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Intellectual Virtues and Education

    Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology

    Edited by Jason Baehr

    With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice. In particular, characteristics under the rubric of "responsibilist" virtue…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • What is this thing called Philosophy?

    Edited by Duncan Pritchard

    What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discursive nature of the discipline. Edited by Duncan Pritchard, each section is written by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    What is this thing called?

  • Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy

    Edited by Gabriele Gava, Robert Stern

    Philosophers working within the pragmatist tradition have pictured their relation to Kant and Kantianism in very diverse terms: some have presented their work as an appropriation and development of Kantian ideas, some have argued that pragmatism is an approach in complete opposition to Kant. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • On the Genealogy of Color

    A Case Study in Historicized Conceptual Analysis

    By Zed Adams

    In On the Genealogy of Color, Zed Adams argues for a historicized approach to conceptual analysis, by exploring the relevance of the history of color science for contemporary philosophical debates about color realism. Adams contends that two prominent positions in these debates, Cartesian…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • How to get Philosophy Students Talking

    An Instructor's Toolkit

    By Andrew Fisher, Jonathan Tallant

    Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor’s Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26

  • Moral and Intellectual Virtues in Western and Chinese Philosophy

    The Turn toward Virtue

    Edited by Chienkuo Mi, Michael Slote, Ernest Sosa

    This is the first book to bring together Western and Chinese perspectives on both moral and intellectual virtues. Editors Chienkuo Mi, Michael Slote, and Ernest Sosa have assembled some of the world’s leading epistemologists and ethicists—located in the U.S., Europe, and Asia—to explore in a global…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20

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