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  • Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives on Contemporary Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by William M.R. Simpson, Robert C. Koons, Nicholas J. Teh

    The last two decades have seen two significant trends emerging within the philosophy of science: the rapid development and focus on the philosophy of the specialised sciences, and a resurgence of Aristotelian metaphysics, much of which is concerned with the possibility of emergence, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Philosphy Without Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Edmond Holmes

    Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom,’ but author Edmond Holmes fears the encroaching dominance of intellect over feeling. In this title, Holmes argues that metaphysics’ reliance on intellect and pure reason undermines the study of philosophy. Rather, Holmes suggests a return to intuitional philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Truth and the World

    An Explanationist Theory, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Tallant

    How do we explain the truth of true propositions? Truthmaker theory is the branch of metaphysics that explores the relationships between what is true and what exists. It plays an important role in contemporary debates about the nature of metaphysics and metaphysical enquiry. In this book Jonathan…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Kind

    Imagination occupies a central place in philosophy, going back to Aristotle. However, following a period of relative neglect there has been an explosion of interest in imagination in the past two decades as philosophers examine the role of imagination in debates about the mind and cognition,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Pauliina Remes

    The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and philosophical theology. Relying on a deep understanding of Aristotle, Aquinas developed a metaphysical framework that is comprehensive, detailed, and flexible. Within that framework, he formulated a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Good, the Right, Life and Death

    Essays in Honor of Fred Feldman, 1st Edition

    By Jason R. Raibley, Michael J. Zimmerman

    Edited by Kris McDaniel

    Fred Feldman, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is widely recognized for his subtle defense of hedonistic consequentialism and for his plain-spoken and exact philosophical style. This book collects new and original articles from an international team of scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Bare Facts and Naked Truths

    A New Correspondence Theory of Truth, 1st Edition

    By George Englebretsen

    The very idea of truth as a substantial and meaningful concept has been under attack recently from advocates of New Age and postmodern theories. In this book Englebretsen defends the notions of truth and objectivity as key to the scientific view of the natural world and presents an original defence…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Contraction in Giordano Bruno's Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Leo Catana

    Through the concept of contraction, Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) endeavoured to explain the relationship of God to his Creation in a way that conformed with his pantheistic view of nature as well as his heterodox view of man’s relationship to God. The concept of contraction is twofold. In the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Kant in Sellars and Meillassoux

    Analytic and Continental Kantianism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabio Gironi

    Contemporary interest in realism and naturalism, emerging under the banner of speculative or new realism, has prompted continentally-trained philosophers to consider a number of texts from the canon of analytic philosophy. The philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars, in particular, has proven remarkably able…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Nietzsche's Constructivism

    A Metaphysics of Material Objects, 1st Edition

    By Justin Remhof

    Like Kant, the German Idealists, and many neo-Kantian philosophers before him, Nietzsche was persistently concerned with metaphysical questions about the nature of objects. His texts often address questions concerning the existence and non-existence of objects, the relation of objects to human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • A Theory of Understanding

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Chart

    This title was first published in 2000. Philosophers have been greatly concerned with the nature of explanation, but no account has been fully satisfactory within science or plausible in the wider world. The author asserts that this is due to a misplaced focus and that instead of focusing on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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