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  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward, Deborah Tollefsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility comprehensively addresses questions about who is responsible and how blame or praise should be attributed when human agents act together. Such questions include: Do individuals share responsibility for the outcome or are individuals responsible…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known arguments and problems from the history of philosophy are discussed and analyzed, not as a means to honor…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Raven

    Some of philosophy’s biggest questions, both historically and today, are in-virtue-of questions: In virtue of what is an action right or wrong? In virtue of what am I the same person my mother bore? In virtue of what is an artwork beautiful? Philosophers attempt to answers many of these types of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Colour

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek H. Brown, Fiona Macpherson

    From David Hume’s famous puzzle about ‘the missing shade of blue’ to current research into the science of colour, the topic of colour is an incredibly fertile region of study and debate, cutting across philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics as well as psychology. Debates about…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons

    An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sauchelli

    Derek Parfit (1942-2017) is widely considered to be one of the most important moral philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Reasons and Persons is arguably the most influential of the two books published in his lifetime and hailed as a classic work of ethics and personal identity. Derek Parfit’s…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Easwaran

    This book introduces students and researchers to the philosophical issues at play in the growing field of formal (or Bayesian) epistemology.  It focuses not on how to do particular calculations but instead on the philosophical foundations at the convergence of belief and mathematical representation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Bertrand Russell on Modality and Logical Relevance

    1st Edition

    By Jan Dejnožka

    First published in 1999, this volume re-examines Bertrand Russell’s views on modal logic and logical relevance, arguing that Russell does in fact accommodate modality and modal logic. The author, Jan Dejnožka, draws together Russell’s comments and perspectives from throughout his canon in order to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intuition and Reality

    A Study of the Attributes of Substance in the Absolute Idealism of Spinoza, 1st Edition

    By James Thomas

    Published in 1999, this study focuses on the work of absolute idealist readers of Spinoza's metaphysics, such as John Clark Murray and Leslie Armour. The text is intended to establish a better absolute idealist interpretation of the identity of Spinoza's one substance (reality) with each of its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Truth in Perspective

    Recent Issues in Logic, Representation and Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Concha Martínez, Uxía Rivas, Luis Villegas-Forero

    First published in 1998, this volume has its origin in a meeting that was held in Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in January 1996. The meeting was organized by the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science in cooperation with the Association for Logic,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shamik Dasgupta, Brad Weslake

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Science asks twelve philosophers to debate six questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this area of philosophy. But each question also leads readers back to more general issues and shows how these general issues play out…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

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