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  • 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 – 2020-03-10 
    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

  • Bertrand Russell on Modality and Logical Relevance

    1st Edition

    By Jan Dejnožka

    First published in 1999, this volume re-examines Bertrand Russell’s views on modal logic and logical relevance, arguing that Russell does in fact accommodate modality and modal logic. The author, Jan Dejnožka, draws together Russell’s comments and perspectives from throughout his canon in order to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intuition and Reality

    A Study of the Attributes of Substance in the Absolute Idealism of Spinoza, 1st Edition

    By James Thomas

    Published in 1999, this study focuses on the work of absolute idealist readers of Spinoza's metaphysics, such as John Clark Murray and Leslie Armour. The text is intended to establish a better absolute idealist interpretation of the identity of Spinoza's one substance (reality) with each of its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Truth in Perspective

    Recent Issues in Logic, Representation and Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Concha Martínez, Uxía Rivas, Luis Villegas-Forero

    First published in 1998, this volume has its origin in a meeting that was held in Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in January 1996. The meeting was organized by the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science in cooperation with the Association for Logic,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • The Philosophy Of Thomas Hill Green

    1st Edition

    By W.H. Fairbrother

    Published in 1900, this is a collection of one of Britain’s most prolific metaphysic thinkers of the 19th century. Fairbrother introduces Thomas Hill Greens moral philosophy on themes such as politics and virtue whilst relating it back to the philosophy of ancient Greece that first inspired Green.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Behind Time

    Incoherence of Time and McTaggart's Atemporal Replacement, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Rochelle

    First published in 1998, this volume responded to and evaluated criticisms of McTaggart’s atemporal philosophy of time. Established philosophical positions on time had positioned themselves in relation to either the A Series (past, present and future) or the B Series (earlier and later). McTaggart…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Elements of Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By A. E Taylor

    First published in 1903, Taylor endeavours to provide a detailed study of metaphysic as a discipline. Opening with a brief history of metaphysics, the book explores topics including the problem of the metaphysician, the metaphysical method, subdivisions of metaphysics, ontology, reality, cosmology,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conscious Action Theory

    An Introduction to the Event-Oriented World View, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Baer

    Conscious Action Theory provides a logical unification between the spirit and the material, by identifying reality as an event that processes personal experiences into explanatory memories, from which personal experiences are regenerated in a never-ending cycle of activity. Baer explores the idea…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Equality

    A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    This title was first published in 2003. The Logic of Equality proposes a formal-logical method for examining the indeterminacy of legal discourse, using the example of the non-discrimination norm. It shows that the indeterminacy of a legal concept does not mean that it is completely chaotic - the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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