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  • The End of Morality

    Taking Moral Eliminativism Seriously

    By Richard Garner, Richard Joyce

    Moral skepticism is the view that there is no such thing as moral knowledge. It holds that the universe doesn’t have the kinds of properties required to make statements like, "Keeping promises is good" or "Stealing is bad" true or meaningful. Some philosophers have argued that while no moral…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 

  • The Senses

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Louise Richardson

    The senses are our primary means of access to and thus knowledge about the world around us. Philosophical thinking about sense perception has traditionally focussed upon vision and visual experience with other sense modalities often remaining an afterthought and yet, the senses play a key role in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02 

  • The Developing Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Stephen Butterfill

    The development of children’s minds raises fundamental psychological and scientific questions, from how we are able to know about and describe basic aspects of the world such as words, numbers and colours to how we come to grasp causes, actions and intentions. This is the first book to properly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action

    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 – 2018-10-01 

  • Phenomenology: The Basics

    By Dan Zahavi

    Phenomenology: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to one of the dominant philosophical movements of the twentieth century. This lively and lucid book provides an introduction to the essential phenomenological concepts that are crucial for understanding great thinkers such as Husserl,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    The Basics

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind

    Edited by Mark Sprevak, Matteo Colombo

    Computational approaches dominate contemporary cognitive science, promising a unified, scientific explanation of how the mind works. However, computational approaches raise major philosophical and scientific questions. In what sense is the mind computational? How do computational approaches explain…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Challenges of Cultural Psychology

    Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities

    Edited by Gordana Jovanović, Lars Allolio-Näcke, Carl Ratner

    This book considers cultural psychology from historical, theoretical, and epistemological perspectives, building an understanding of cultural psychology as a human science and moving beyond the nature-culture dichotomy. The unique collection of chapters seeks to advance the field of cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • Travels with the Self

    Interpreting Psychology as Cultural History

    By Philip Cushman

    Travels with the Self uses a hermeneutic perspective to critique psychology and demonstrate why the concept of the Self and the modality of cultural history is so vitally important to the profession of psychology. Each chapter focuses on a theory, concept, sociopolitical or professional issue,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Psychology and Its Cities

    A New History of Early American Psychology

    By Christopher D. Green

    Within the social and political upheaval of American cities in the decades surrounding the turn of the 20th century, a new scientific discipline, psychology, strove to carve out a place for itself. In this new history of early American psychology, Christopher D. Green highlights the urban contexts…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 

  • Ethics for Robots

    How to Design a Moral Algorithm

    By Derek Leben

    Ethics for Robots describes and defends a method for designing and evaluating ethics algorithms for autonomous machines, such as self-driving cars and search and rescue drones. Derek Leben argues that such algorithms should be evaluated by how effectively they accomplish the problem of cooperation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02 

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