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  • On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)

    1st Edition

    By Charles Parsons

    First published in 1990, this book consists of a detailed exposition of results of the theory of "interpretation" developed by G. Kreisel — the relative impenetrability of which gives the elucidation contained here great value for anyone seeking to understand his work. It contains more complex…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • What Tends to Be

    The Philosophy of Dispositional Modality, 1st Edition

    By Rani Lill Anjum, Stephen Mumford

    People tend to enjoy listening to music or watching television, sleeping at night and celebrating birthdays. Plants tend to grow and thrive in sunlight and mild temperatures. We also know that tendencies are not perfectly regular and that there are patterns in the natural world, which are…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Naturalizing Logico-Mathematical Knowledge

    Approaches from Philosophy, Psychology and Cognitive Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sorin Bangu

    This book is meant as a part of the larger contemporary philosophical project of naturalizing logico-mathematical knowledge, and addresses the key question that motivates most of the work in this field: What is philosophically relevant about the nature of logico-mathematical knowledge in recent…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • From Rules to Meanings

    New Essays on Inferentialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ondřej Beran, Vojtěch Kolman, Ladislav Koreň

    Inferentialism is a philosophical approach premised on the claim that an item of language (or thought) acquires meaning (or content) in virtue of being embedded in an intricate set of social practices normatively governed by inferential rules. Inferentialism found its paradigmatic formulation in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Language

    3rd Edition

    By Alexander Miller

    Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive, meticulous survey of twentieth-century and contemporary philosophical theories of meaning. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and Naturalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin M. Cahill, Thomas Raleigh

    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Hall

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution, 1st Edition

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Formal Epistemology and Cartesian Skepticism

    In Defense of Belief in the Natural World, 1st Edition

    By Tomoji Shogenji

    This book develops new techniques in formal epistemology and applies them to the challenge of Cartesian skepticism. It introduces two formats of epistemic evaluation that should be of interest to epistemologists and philosophers of science: the dual-component format, which evaluates a statement on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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