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  • Consequences of Reference Failure

    1st Edition

    By Michael McKinsey

    This book defends the Direct Reference (DR) thesis in philosophy of language regarding proper names and indexical pronouns. It uniquely draws out the significant consequences of DR when it is conjoined with the fact that these singular terms sometimes fail to refer. Even though DR is widely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Creativity, Imagination, Logic

    Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

    By Horace M. Kallen

    Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • 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

  • Locke

    Epistemology and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udo Thiel

    This title was first published in 2002. This volume brings together recent journal articles on the main themes in John Locke’s immensely influential Essay concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690. Most contributions are from the mid-eighties to 2000, reflecting some of the most…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Paul Tillich (1973)

    An Essay on the Role of Ontology in his Philosophical Theology, 1st Edition

    By Alistair M. Macleod

    First published in 1973, this is the first book on Paul Tillich in which a sustained attempt is made to sort out and evaluate the questions to which Tillich addresses himself in the crucial philosophical parts of his theological system. It is argued that despite the apparent simplicity in his…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s "Ethics"

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noa Naaman-Zauderer

    The present volume posits the themes of freedom, action, and motivation as the central principles that drive Spinoza’s Ethics from its first part to its last. It assembles essays by internationally leading scholars who provide different, sometimes opposing interpretations of these fundamental…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-four chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Metaphysical Sociology

    On the Work of John Carroll, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara James

    This volume critically engages with the work of the acclaimed Australian sociologist John Carroll. It makes the argument for a metaphysical sociology, which Carroll has proposed should focus on the questions of fundamental existence that confront all humans: ‘Where do I come from?’, ‘What should I…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    Relativism, an ancient philosophical doctrine, is once again a topic of heated debate. In this book, Maria Baghramian and Annalisa Coliva present the recent arguments for and against various forms of relativism. The first two chapters introduce the conceptual and historical contours of relativism…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Sensations, Thoughts, Language

    Essays in Honour of Brian Loar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Sullivan

    Brian Loar (1939-2014) was an eminent and highly respected philosopher of mind and language. He was at the forefront of several different field-defining debates between the 1970s and the 2000s—from his earliest work on reducing semantics to psychology, through debates about reference, functionalism…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

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