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  • 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 – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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 – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein on Sensation and Perception

    By Michael Hymers

    This book offers two novel claims about Wittgenstein’s views and methods on perception as explored in the Philosophical Investigations. The first is an interpretive claim about Wittgenstein: that his views on sensation and perception, including his critique of private language, have their roots in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • 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 – 2017-02-21 
    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 – 2017-02-18 
    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 – 2017-02-13 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Seeing-as and Novelty brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Self-Reflection for the Opaque Mind

    An Essay in Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy

    By T. Parent

    This volume attempts to solve a grave problem about critical self-reflection. The worry is that we critical thinkers are all in "epistemic bad faith" in light of what psychology tells us. After all, the research shows not merely that we are bad at detecting "ego-threatening" thoughts à la Freud. It…

    Hardback – 2016-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy

    Edited by David Pereplyotchik, Deborah R. Barnbaum

    Wilfrid Sellars made profound and lasting contributions to nearly every area of philosophy. The aim of this collection is to highlight the continuing importance of Sellars’ work to contemporary debates. The contributors include several luminaries in Sellars scholarship, as well as members of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Language, Intelligence, and Thought

    By Robin Barrow

    In this text, first published in 1993, Barrow decisively rejects the traditional assumption that intelligence has no educational significance and contends instead that intelligence is developed by the enlargement of understanding. Arguing that much educational research is driven by a concept of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Facts and Values

    The Ethics and Metaphysics of Normativity

    Edited by Giancarlo Marchetti, Sarin Marchetti

    This collection offers a synoptic view of current philosophical debates concerning the relationship between facts and values, bringing together a wide spectrum of contributors committed to testing the validity of this dichotomy, exploring alternatives, and assessing their implications. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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