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  • Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action, 1st Edition

    By Constantine Sandis

    In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer than previously assumed. Sandis showcases Hume’s interconnected views on action…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Social Formations of Wonder

    Anthropology and Awe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaap Timmer, Matt Tomlinson

    What can wonder engender in terms of religious, political, and broader social practice? Thinkers from Plato to Martin Heidegger and Cornelius Castoriadis; surrealists such as Andre Breton and Pierre Mabille; and most recently the religious philosopher Mary-Jane Rubenstein have all explored the ways…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Supposition and the Imaginative Realm

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Margherita Arcangeli

    Supposition is frequently invoked in many fields within philosophy, including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and epistemology. However, there is a striking lack of consensus about the nature of supposition. What is supposition? Is supposition a sui generis type of mental…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Infinite

    3rd Edition

    By A.W. Moore

    We are all captivated and puzzled by the infinite, in its many varied guises; by the endlessness of space and time; by the thought that between any two points in space, however close, there is always another; by the fact that numbers go on forever; and by the idea of an all-knowing, all-powerful…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing five works originally published between 1937 and 1991, this collection contains books addressing the subject of time, from a mostly philosophic point of view but also of interest to those in the science and mathematics worlds. These texts are brought back into print in this small set of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • A Treatise on Time and Space

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Lucas

    Originally published in 1976. This comprehensive study discusses in detail the philosophical, mathematical, physical, logical and theological aspects of our understanding of time and space. The text examines first the many different definitions of time that have been offered, beginning…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time and its Importance in Modern Thought

    1st Edition

    By M. F. Cleugh

    Originally published in 1937.  This book is a classic work on the philosophy of time, looking at the pshychology, physics and logic of time before investigating the views of Kant, Bergson, Alexander, McTaggart and Dunne. The second half of the book contains more indepth consideration of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time: A Bibliographic Guide

    1st Edition

    By Samuel L. Macey

    Originally published in 1991. A multidisciplinary guide in the form of a bibliography of selected time-related books and articles divided into 25 existing academic disciplines and about 100 subdisciplines which have a wide application to time studies.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • The Structure of Time

    1st Edition

    By W. H. Newton-Smith

    Originally published in 1980. What is time? How is its structure determined? The enduring controversy about the nature and structure of time has traditionally been a diametrical argument between those who see time as a container into which events are placed, and those for whom time cannot exist…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time Devoured

    A Materialistic Discussion of Duration, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Parsons

    Originally published in 1964. This lively, challenging book, written with enthusiasm, conviction and clarity, sets out to elucidate the shadowy concept of Time. This involves central philosophical issues, which are vigorously discussed. Also relativity theory, in a clear-cut exposition, is made…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • The Bounds of Sense

    An Essay on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, 1st Edition

    By Peter Strawson

    Peter Strawson (1919–2006) was one of the leading British philosophers of his generation and an influential figure in a golden age for British philosophy between 1950 and 1970. The Bounds of Sense is one of the most influential books ever written about Kant’s philosophy, and is one of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

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