Metaphysics Products

  • 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 – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Cognitive Action Theory of Reality

    By Wolfgang Baer

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Supposition, Imagination, and Philosophy

    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 – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • An Essay on the Metaphysics of Descartes

    By Marthinus Versfeld

    Originally published in 1940, this book provides a thorough discussion of René Descartes philosophy of metaphysics, examining the three major points of the mind and body, freedom of the will and religion and science. Specific chapters are devoted to the Cartesian theory and the Meditations, in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Descartes and the Autonomy of the Human Understanding

    By John Carriero

    This volume, originally published in 1990, delineates the transition Descartes effects from a prevalent medieval conception of understanding to a modern conception of it. Through the examination of the continuities and discontinuities between Descartes’ account of the understanding and that of high…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • The Philosophy of Descartes

    By A. Boyce Gibson

    Maintaining that it is impossible to understand the work of a philosopher without understanding the previous history of thought and the contemporaneous developments, this book, originally published in 1932, is an in-depth study of Descartes’ philosophy with a strong emphasis on the historical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction

    By Patricia Marino

    From the 1970s until recently, philosophers’ discussions about sex and love have tended to dwell on certain metaphysical questions (e.g., whether we have reasons to love) or—in ethics—on questions about perversion and normalcy. In the last few years, however, philosophers have foregrounded…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action

    By Constantine Sandis

    In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer than previously assumed. Sandis showcases Hume’s interconnected views on action…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • Against Nature

    The Metaphysics of Information Systems

    By David Kreps

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Ex Machina

    Realist Responses to Post-Human Society

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume focuses on the slow process of ‘human enhancement’, starting from pastoralism and the beneficial effects of improved nutrition on the human physique, developing through medication and surgical techniques, to artificial devices such as spectacles and hearing aids and more recently, to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    The Future of the Human

  • Immanent Materialisms

    Speculation and critique

    Edited by Charlie Blake, Patrice Haynes

    Must a philosophy of life be materialist, and if so, must it also be a philosophy of immanence? In the last twenty years or so there has been a growing trend in continental thought and philosophy and critical theory that has seen a return to the category of immanence. Through consideration of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 

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