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  • The Essence of Plato's Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Constantin Ritter

    This book, first published in English in 1933, provides a detailed analysis of the life and concepts of the Greek philosopher Plato. The Essence of Plato’s Philosophy explores epistemology and ontology, the philosophy of nature, ethics and the philosophy of the state, and aesthetics and religion.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind

    Edited by Julian Kiverstein

    The idea that humans are by nature social and political animals can be traced back to Aristotle. More recently, it has also generated great interest and controversy in related disciplines such as anthropology, biology, psychology, neuroscience and even economics. What is it about humans that…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Molecular Medicine

    Foundational Issues in Research and Practice

    By Giovanni Boniolo, Marco J. Nathan

    Despite its prominence in scientific research, molecular medicine has not received sufficient attention by the philosophical community. Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Theory and Practice aims at a systematic investigation of a number of foundational issues in the field of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Belief, Action and Rationality over Time

    Edited by Chrisoula Andreou, Sergio Tenenbaum

    Action theorists and formal epistemologists often pursue parallel inquiries regarding rationality, with the former focused on practical rationality, and the latter focused on theoretical rationality. In both fields, there is currently a strong interest in exploring rationality in relation to time.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 R. 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)

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