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  • Einstein, Tagore and the Nature of Reality

    Edited by Partha Ghose

    The nature of reality has been a long-debated issue among scientists and philosophers. In 1930, Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein had a long conversation on the nature of reality. This conversation has been widely quoted and discussed by scientists, philosophers and scholars from the literary…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

    Edited by Nuno Venturinha

    Sixty years after its first edition, there is an increasing consensus among scholars that the work posthumously published as Philosophical Investigations represents something that is far from a complete picture of Wittgenstein’s second book project. G.H. von Wright’s seminal research on the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Hao Wang

    First published in 1974. Despite the tendency of contemporary analytic philosophy to put logic and mathematics at a central position, the author argues it failed to appreciate or account for their rich content. Through discussions of such mathematical concepts as number, the continuum, set, proof…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1938 and 1993, this set offers a range of scholarship covering Aristotle’s logic, virtues and mathematics as well as a consideration of De Anima and of his work on physics, specifically light. The first two books are in themselves a pair, which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Aristotle and Philoponus on Light

    By Jean De Groot

    Originally published in 1991. Philoponus’ long commentary on Aristotle’s definition of light sets up the major concerns, both in optics and theory of light, that are discussed here. Light was of special interest in Neoplatonism because of its being something incorporeal in the world of natural…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Mathematics in Aristotle

    By Thomas Heath

    Originally published in 1949. This meticulously researched book presents a comprehensive outline and discussion of Aristotle’s mathematics with the author's translations of the greek. To Aristotle, mathematics was one of the three theoretical sciences, the others being theology and the philosophy…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Structure of Aristotelian Logic

    By James Wilkinson Miller

    Originally published in 1938. This compact treatise is a complete treatment of Aristotle’s logic as containing negative terms. It begins with defining Aristotelian logic as a subject-predicate logic confining itself to the four forms of categorical proposition known as the A, E, I and O forms. It…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • The Virtues of Aristotle

    By D. S. Hutchinson

    Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

    Edited by Emily Carson, Lisa Shabel

    There is a long tradition, in the history and philosophy of science, of studying Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, but recently philosophers have begun to examine the way in which Kant’s reflections on mathematics play a role in his philosophy more generally, and in its development. For example, in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Peirce

    By Albert Atkin

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, and one of the greatest ever American philosophers. Peirce is also widely known for his work on truth, his foundational work in mathematical logic, and an influential theory of signs, or semiotics. Albert Atkin…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bernard Bolzano

    Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano’s Paradoxien. This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori

    By David J. Stump

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements…

    Hardback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

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