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  • History, Historicity and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Margolis, Tom Rockmore

    This fresh collection of essays questions how the historical process affects our conception of science, including our understanding of its validity as well as our general conception of knowledge. The essays in this book consider the philosophical labours spanning the work of Descartes, Kant and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Reason, Truth and God

    1st Edition

    By J. Renford Bambrough

    Dealing with theological affirmations and philosophical reactions to them, this concise book presents insightful applications of modern general philosophy to religion. Originally published in 1969, the book investigates epistemological thinking first before turning to notions of assertion, belief,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Consciousness

    1st Edition

    By Rocco J Gennaro

    Consciousness is arguably the most important interdisciplinary area in contemporary philosophy of mind, with an explosion of research over the past thirty years from philosophers, psychologists, and scientists. It is also perhaps the most puzzling aspect of the world despite the fact that it is…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • The Fiction of Evil

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brian Barry

    What makes someone an evil person? How are evil people different from merely bad people? Do evil people really exist? Can we make sense of evil people if we mythologize them? Do evil people take pleasure in the suffering of others? Can evil people be redeemed?Peter Brian Barry answers these…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

  • Berkeley's Principles

    Expanded and Explained, 1st Edition

    By George Berkeley, Tyron Goldschmidt, Scott Stapleford

    Berkeley's Principles: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge in bold font, a running commentary blended seamlessly into the text in regular font and analytic summaries of each section. The commentary is like a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Free Will and Reactive Attitudes

    Perspectives on P.F. Strawson's 'Freedom and Resentment', 1st Edition

    By Paul Russell

    Edited by Michael McKenna

    The philosophical debate about free will and responsibility has been of great importance throughout the history of philosophy. In modern times this debate has received an enormous resurgence of interest and the contribution in 1962 by P.F. Strawson with the publication of his essay "Freedom and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Intentionality, Deliberation and Autonomy

    The Action-Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Nannini

    Edited by Christoph Lumer

    Many important thinkers in the philosophical tradition, like Aristotle or Hume, have used an explicit theory of action as the basis of their respective normative theories of practical rationality and morality. The idea behind this architecture of theories is that action theory can inform us about…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Metaphysics of Science

    A Systematic and Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Markus Schrenk

    Metaphysics and science have a long but troubled relationship. In the twentieth century the Logical Positivists argued metaphysics was irrelevant and that philosophy should be guided by science. However, metaphysics and science attempt to answer many of the same, fundamental questions: What are…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

    1st Edition

    By Various Authors

    Descartes has long been recognized as occupying a pivotal position in Western philosophy. At the very centre of Descartes’ innovation are his intimately related conceptions of mind and knowledge. These twin notions form the main problems that have continued to exercise philosophers to this day.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge Library Editions: Rene Descartes

  • Philosophy for Everyone

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Guy Fletcher, Elinor Mason, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics in this new edition and their areas of focus include: Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08

  • From Concept to Objectivity

    Thinking Through Hegel's Subjective Logic, 1st Edition

    By Richard Dien Winfield

    From Concept to Objectivity uncovers the nature and authority of conceptual determination by critically thinking through neglected arguments in Hegel’s Science of Logic pivotal for understanding reason and its role in philosophy. Winfield clarifies the logical problems of presuppositionlessness and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will

    Agentless Agency?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Repetti

    Throughout the history of Buddhism, little has been said prior to the Twentieth Century that explicitly raises the question whether we have free will, though the Buddha rejected fatalism and some Buddhists have addressed whether karma is fatalistic. Recently, however, Buddhist and Western…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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