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  • Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science

    By Katherine Brading

    The centerpiece of Émilie Du Châtelet’s philosophy of science is her Foundations of Physics, first published in 1740. The Foundations contains epistemology, metaphysics, methodology, mechanics, and physics, including such pressing issues of the time as whether there are atoms, the appropriate roles…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Panpsychism

    Edited by William Seager

    Pansychism is the idea that some form of mentality and consciousness exist in all living and nonliving things and thus presents a challenge to an unwavering physicalist metaphysics. The Routledge Handbook of Panpsychism covers the long history of the subject in philosophy—from the Presocractics to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    Edited by Adrienne M. Martin

    The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning, value, and predicaments of love, presented in a unique framework that highlights the rich variety of methods and traditions used to engage with these subjects. This volume…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Supposition and the Imaginative Realm

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Margherita Arcangeli

    Supposition has been frequently invoked in many fields within philosophy, including aesthetics, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and ethics. However, there is a striking lack of consensus about the proper definition of supposition. What is supposition? Is supposition a sui generis type of mental…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • John McDowell

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Thornton

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Relevant Logics and their Rivals

    Volume II - A Continuation of the Work of Richard Sylvan, Robert Meyer, Val Plumwood and Ross Brady

    Edited by Ross Brady

    This title was first published in 2003. Relevant Logics and their Rivals, Volume II extends the material of the first volume in two ways. First, it includes work done in the 1970s which expands on and applies the Routley-Meyer semantics (introduced in the first volume), together with an Appendix…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Locke

    Epistemology and Metaphysics

    Edited by Udo Thiel

    This title was first published in 2002. This volume brings together recent journal articles on the main themes in John Locke’s immensely influential Essay concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690. Most contributions are from the mid-eighties to 2000, reflecting some of the most…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Bounds of Sense

    An Essay on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

    By Peter Strawson

    Peter Strawson (1919-1986) was one of the leading British philosophers of his generation and a leading figure in a golden age for British philosophy centred around Oxford between 1950 and 1970. The Bounds of Sense is one of the most influential books ever written about Kant’s philosophy, and is one…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Physics and Metaphysics in Descartes and in his Reception

    Edited by Delphine Antoine-Mahut, Sophie Roux

    This volume explores the relationship between physics and metaphysics in Descartes’ philosophy. According to the standard account, Descartes modified the objects of metaphysics and physics and inverted the order in which these two disciplines were traditionally studied. This book challenges the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Philosophy of Language

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By William G Lycan

    Now in its Third Edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Author William G. Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

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