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  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language

    A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy

    By Arthur Sullivan

    This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: Pandora and Occam (1992)

    On the Limits of Language and Literature

    By Horst Ruthrof

    First published in 1992, this book evokes Pandora and Occam as metaphoric corner posts in an argument about language as discourse and in doing so, brings analytic philosophy to bear on issues of Continental philosophy, with attention to linguistic, semiological, and semiotic concerns. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Contextualism

    Edited by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa

    Epistemic contextualism is a recent and hotly debated topic in philosophy. Contextualists argue that the language we use to attribute knowledge can only be properly understood relative to a specified context. How much can our knowledge depend on context? Is there a limit, and if so, where does it…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Mencius On The Mind V 5

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Ongoing End: On the Limits of Apocalyptic Narrative

    Edited by Michael Titlestad, David Watson

    The world keeps turning to apocalypticism. Time is imagined as proceeding ineluctably to a catastrophic, perhaps revelatory conclusion. Even when evacuated of distinctly religious content, a broadly ecclesial structure persists in conceptions of our precarious life and our collective journey to an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Analytic Philosophy

    An Interpretive History

    Edited by Aaron Preston

    Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, from Frege to Dummet. It offers readers 17 chapters, written especially for this volume by an international cast of leading scholars. Some chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge

  • Law's Hermeneutics

    Other Investigations

    Edited by Simone Glanert, Fabien Girard

    Bringing together leading academics hailing from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law, that theory motivates and enables, the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis

    Understanding the Laws of Logic

    By Jaroslav Peregrin, Vladimír Svoboda

    This book offers a comprehensive account of logic that addresses fundamental issues concerning the nature and foundations of the discipline. The authors claim that these foundations can not only be established without the need for strong metaphysical assumptions, but also without hypostasizing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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