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  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Companions in Guilt Arguments in Metaethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Cowie, Richard Rowland

    Comparisons between morality and other ‘companion’ disciplines – such as mathematics, religion, or aesthetics – are commonly used in philosophy, often in the context of arguing for the objectivity of morality. This is known as the ‘companions in guilt’ strategy. It has been the subject of much…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Temporal Experience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Phillips

    Experience is inescapably temporal. But how do we experience time? Temporal experience is a fundamental subject in philosophy – according to Husserl, the most important and difficult of all. Its puzzles and paradoxes were of critical interest from the Early Moderns through to the Post-Kantians…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Cosmological Fine-Tuning Arguments

    What (if Anything) Should We Infer from the Fine-Tuning of Our Universe for Life?, 1st Edition

    By Jason Waller

    If the physical constants, initial conditions, or laws of nature in our universe had been even slightly different, then the evolution of life would have been impossible. This observation has led many philosophers and scientists to ask the natural next question: why is our universe so "fine-tuned"…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon M. Meagher, Samantha Noll, Joseph S. Biehl

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising 40 chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics: •…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Free Will, Responsibility, and Crime

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ken M. Levy

    In his book, philosopher and law professor Ken Levy explains why he agrees with most people, but not with most other philosophers, about free will and responsibility. Most people believe that we have both – that is, that our choices, decisions, and actions are neither determined nor undetermined…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Mind

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By John Heil

    The book is intended as a reader-friendly introduction to issues in the philosophy of mind, including mental–physical causal interaction, computational models of thought, the relation minds bear to brains, and assorted -isms: behaviorism, dualism, eliminativism, emergentism, functionalism,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Weckend, Lloyd Strickland

    This volume tells the story of the legacy and impact of the great German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Leibniz made significant contributions to many areas, including philosophy, mathematics, political and social theory, theology, and various sciences. The essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Leibniz

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Jolley

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) was hailed by Bertrand Russell as ‘one of the supreme intellects of all time’. A towering figure in seventeenth-century philosophy, he was the author of a complex system of thought that has been championed and satirized in equal measure, most famously in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Margolis

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Bergson

    1st Edition

    By Mark Sinclair

    Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He was awarded in 1928 the Nobel prize for literature for his philosophical work, and his controversial ideas about time, memory and life shaped generations of thinkers, writers and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

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