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  • Creativity and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Determined by Reasons

    A Competence Account of Acting for a Normative Reason, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Philosophy of Time and Perceptual Experience

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Madell

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, 1st Edition

    By Shaun C. Henson

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Hall

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Does God Matter?

    Essays on the Axiological Consequences of Theism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    Does God Matter? features eleven original essays written by prominent philosophers of religion that address this very important, yet surprisingly neglected, question. One natural way to approach this question is to seek to understand what difference God’s existence would—or does—make to the value…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Substance and the Fundamentality of the Familiar

    A Neo-Aristotelian Mereology, 1st Edition

    By Ross D. Inman

    Substance and the Fundamentality of the Familiar explicates and defends a novel neo-Aristotelian account of the structure of material objects. While there have been numerous treatments of properties, laws, causation, and modality in the neo-Aristotelian metaphysics literature, this book is one of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modality and Anti-Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Stephen K. McLeod

    This title was first published in 2001. Modality and Anti-Metaphysics critically examines the most prominent approaches to modality among analytic philosophers in the twentieth century, including essentialism. Defending both the project of metaphysics and the essentialist position that metaphysical…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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