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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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 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 Revivals

  • Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art

    Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together, 1st Edition

    Edited by Otávio Bueno, George Darby, Steven French, Dean Rickles

    Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art: Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together is the first book to systematically examine the relationship between the philosophy of science and aesthetics. With contributions from leading figures from both fields, this edited collection engages…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07

  • The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael T Stuart, Yiftach Fehige, James Robert Brown

    Thought experiments are a means of imaginative reasoning that lie at the heart of philosophy, from the pre-Socratics to the modern era, and they also play central roles in a range of fields, from physics to politics. The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments is an invaluable guide and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Glennan, Phyllis Illari

    Scientists studying the burning of stars, the evolution of species, DNA, the brain, the economy, and social change, all frequently describe their work as searching for mechanisms. Despite this fact, for much of the twentieth century philosophical discussions of the nature of mechanisms remained…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Idealism, Metaphysics and Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Sweet

    This title was first published in 2001. Idealism, Metaphysics and Community examines the place of idealism in contemporary philosophy, and its relation to problems of metaphysics, political thought, and the study of the history of philosophy. Following an extensive introduction by the editor, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • God and the Multiverse

    Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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