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  • An Analysis of Knowing

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1958, this book focuses on the meaning, interpretation, and use of the verb ‘to know’. In our daily lives we are often claiming to know this or not to know that; and it is not therefore surprising that the verb has played a major role in philosophical speculation from Plato down…

    Paperback – 2016-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contrasts and contests about philosophy

    Edited by Mogobe B. Ramose

    The sheer variety of socio-political events and technological advancements which affect modern society, and the speed and intensity at which these events occur around the world, delivers change known as epistemic and social transformation. Within this context, the question of justice for all is a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Metaethics?

    By Matthew Chrisman

    Are moral standards relative to cultures? Are there any moral facts? What is goodness? If there are moral facts how do we learn about them? These are all questions in metaethics, the branch of ethics that investigates the status of morality, the nature of ethical facts, and the meaning of ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • 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 – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Explaining Understanding

    New Perspectives from Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

    Edited by Stephen R. Grimm, Christoph Baumberger, Sabine Ammon

    What does it mean to understand something? What types of understanding can be distinguished? Is understanding always provided by explanations? And how is it related to knowledge? Such questions have attracted considerable interest in epistemology recently. These discussions, however, have not yet…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives

    Edited by Michael E. Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Berkeley’s Principles

    Expanded and Explained

    By George Berkeley, Tyron Goldschmidt, Scott Stapleford

    Berkeley's Principles: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge in bold font, a running commentary blended seamlessly into the text in regular font and analytic summaries of each section. The commentary is like a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy for Everyone

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Guy Fletcher, Elinor Mason, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics in this new edition and their areas of focus include: Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Logical Foundations of Scientific Theories

    Languages, Structures, and Models

    By Decio Krause, Jonas R.B. Arenhart

    This book addresses the logical aspects of the foundations of scientific theories. Even though the relevance of formal methods in the study of scientific theories is now widely recognized and regaining prominence, the issues covered here are still not generally discussed in philosophy of science.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

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