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  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • On the Genealogy of Color

    A Case Study in Historicized Conceptual Analysis

    By Zed Adams

    In On the Genealogy of Color, Zed Adams challenges widely held philosophical views about the nature of color, exploring the relevance of the history of color science for contemporary debates in color realism/anti-realism and philosophy of mind. Adams argues that the two sides of the contemporary…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Studies in Contemporary Metaphysics

    By R.F. Alfred Hoernlé

    Originally published in 1920, this title wrestles with the critical conflict in modern philosophy of whether philosophers should employ pure reason in a world of abstracts or, rather, should rely upon experience and rationality to examine the actual world. Hoernlé argues for the latter and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Time and the Philosophy of Action

    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist

    Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with the role of time in agency—a role with great significance for the study of action theory. As the articles in this collection demonstrate, virtually every fundamental issue in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Philosphy Without Metaphysics

    By Edmond Holmes

    Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom,’ but author Edmond Holmes fears the encroaching dominance of intellect over feeling. In this title, Holmes argues that metaphysics’ reliance on intellect and pure reason undermines the study of philosophy. Rather, Holmes suggests a return to intuitional philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism

    Edited by Benjamin H. Arbour, Kevin Timpe

    This new collection of philosophically rigorous essays critiques the interpretation of divine omniscience known as open theism, focusing primarily on philosophically motivated open theism and positing arguments that reject divine knowledge of future contingents in the face of the dilemma of freedom…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Knowledge and Reality

    A Step by Step Introduction to Epistemology

    By Peter J. Graham

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Consciousness Studies

    SoS theory and the nature of time

    By Chris Nunn

    New Directions in Consciousness Studies describes a range of fresh ideas which promise to significantly advance scientific understanding of human nature. Written in non-specialized language, the book draws upon concepts and research from history, philosophy, neuroscience and physics to delineate…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications

    Edited by Bana Bashour, Hans D. Muller

    One of the most pervasive and persistent questions in philosophy is the relationship between the natural sciences and traditional philosophical categories such as metaphysics, epistemology and the mind. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications is a unique and valuable contribution…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Philosophical Approaches to the Devil

    Edited by Benjamin W. McCraw, Robert Arp

    This collection brings together new papers addressing the philosophical challenges that the concept of a Devil presents, bringing philosophical rigor to treatments of the Devil. Contributors approach the idea of the Devil from a variety of philosophical traditions, methodologies, and styles,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jeffery A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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