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  • Hegel’s Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Politics

    Edited by Michael J. Thompson

    The renaissance in Hegel scholarship over the past two decades has largely ignored or marginalized the metaphysical dimension of his thought, perhaps most vigorously when considering his social and political philosophy. Many scholars have consistently maintained that Hegel’s political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophical Essays Against Open Theism

    Edited by Benjamin H. Arbour

    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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science

    Edited by Shamik Dasgupta, Brad Weslake

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science asks twelve philosophers to debate six questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this area of philosophy. But each question also leads readers back to more general issues and shows how these general issues play out…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Consciousness and Physicalism

    A Defense of the Phenomenal Concept Strategy

    By Andreas Elpidorou, Guy Dove

    Consciousness and Physicalism explores the nature of consciousness, arguing that ontologically speaking, consciousness and matter are one and the same since both are physical entities. By synthesizing work in the philosophy of mind and metaphysics from the last twenty years and forging a dialogue…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Metaphysical Sociology

    Critical Engagements with the Sociology of John Carroll

    Edited by Sara James

    This volume critically engages with the work of the acclaimed Australian sociologist John Carroll and makes the argument for a metaphysical sociology. Carroll has proposed that a metaphysical sociology should focus on the questions of fundamental existence that confront all humans: ‘Where do I come…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Monadologies

    Edited by Jeremy Dunham, Pauline Phemister

    According to the received view, Kant’s critical revolution put an end to the kind of metaphysics of which Leibniz’s ‘Monadology’ is the example par excellence. This volume challenges Kant’s claim by providing a far more nuanced version of philosophy’s ‘post-Kantian’ tradition that spans from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 

  • Teaching Philosophy

    A Guide

    By Steven M. Cahn

    Some students find philosophy engrossing; others are merely bewildered. How can instructors meet the challenge of teaching introductory-level philosophy so that students, regardless of initial interest or skill, come to understand and even enjoy the subject? For nearly a decade, renowned…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29 

  • Creativity and Philosophy

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Matthew Kieran

    Creativity matters. We want people to be more creative and admire those who are. Yet creativity is deeply puzzling. Just what is it to be creative, why is it valuable, who or what can be creative and how? Creativity and Philosophy is an outstanding collection of specially commissioned chapters by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 

  • Philosophy of Time and Perceptual Experience

    By Sean Enda Power

    This book explores the important yet neglected relationship between the philosophy of time and the temporal structure of perceptual experience. It examines how time structures perceptual experience and, through that structuring, the ways in which time makes perceptual experience trustworthy or…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Determined by Reasons

    A Competence Account of Acting for a Normative Reason

    By Susanne Mantel

    This book offers a new account of what it is to act for a normative reason. The first part of the book introduces some popular ideas and problems concerning causal and dispositional approaches of acting for reasons. The author argues that the dispositional approach should take a certain form that…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Locke’s Ideas of Mind and Body

    By Han-Kyul Kim

    This book offers a systematic and sustained attempt to address the interpretive challenge of Locke’s philosophy of mind. Locke has been considered a Cartesian dualist, a reductive materialist, and even an idealist. These conflicting interpretations have given rise to the widespread accusation that…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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