Metaphysics Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Brown, Fiona Macpherson

    From David Hume’s famous puzzle about ‘the missing shade of blue’ to current research into the science of colour, the topic of colour is an incredibly fertile region of study and debate, cutting across philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics as well as psychology. Debates about…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Core Questions in Philosophy

    A Text with Readings, 7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons

    An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sauchelli

    Derek Parfit (1942-2017) is widely considered to be one of the most important moral philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Reasons and Persons is arguably the most influential of the two books published in his lifetime and hailed as a classic work of ethics and personal identity. Derek Parfit’s…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Easwaran

    This book introduces students and researchers to the philosophical issues at play in the growing field of formal (or Bayesian) epistemology.  It focuses not on how to do particular calculations but instead on the philosophical foundations at the convergence of belief and mathematical representation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Relativism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Kusch

    Relativism can be found in all philosophical traditions and subfields of philosophy. It is also a central idea in the social sciences, the humanities, religion and politics. This is the first volume to map relativistic motifs in all areas of philosophy, synchronically and diachronically. It thereby…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Metaphysics of Good and Evil

    1st Edition

    By David S. Oderberg

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil is the first, full-length contemporary defence, from the perspective of analytic philosophy, of the Scholastic theory of good and evil – the theory of Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and most medieval and Thomistic philosophers. Goodness is analysed as obedience to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Metaphysical Sociology

    On the Work of John Carroll, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara James

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

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Panpsychism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Seager

    Panpsychism is the view that consciousness – the most puzzling and strangest phenomenon in the entire universe – is a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of the world, though in a form very remote from human consciousness. At a very basic level, the world is awake. Panpsychism seems implausible to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Creativity, Imagination, Logic

    Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

    By Horace M. Kallen

    Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Post-Human Institutions and Organizations

    Confronting the Matrix, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Emmanuel Lazega

    When the Matrix trilogy was published in the mid-1980s, it introduced to mass culture a number of post-human tropes about the conscious machines that have haunted our collective imaginaries ever since. This volume explores the social representations and significance of technological developments –…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

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