Philosophy of Science Products

  • Core Questions in Philosophy

    A Text with Readings, 7th Edition

    By Elliot 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 historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2019-07-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Reticent Imperatives considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature. Blending several strands of philosophical thought, such as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia

    The Poetics of Clarity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Grünfeld

    Across disciplinary borders, clarity is taken for granted as a cardinal virtue of communication in contemporary academia. But what is clarity, how is it practised in writing across disciplinary borders and how does it affect our ways of researching and thinking? This book explores such questions by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-13 
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor

    A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Dien Ho

    This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine.  In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science.  Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guido Hesselmann

    The empirical study of consciousness is in constant progress. New ideas and approaches arise, methods are being debated and refined, and experimental research over the last two decades has produced a rich body of data, acquired in the aim to better understand consciousness and its neural…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Consciousness Research

  • Materialism

    A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman

    The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been aligned with toleration and enlightened thinking, but it has also aroused strong, often violent, passions amongst both its opponents and proponents. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Nanotechnology and Its Governance

    1st Edition

    By Arie Rip

    This book charts the development of nanotechnology in relation to society from the early years of the twenty first century. It offers a sustained analysis of the life of nanotechnology, from the laboratory to society, from scientific promises to societal governance and attempts to modulate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory

    1st Edition

    By Tiziana Vistarini

    The nature of space and time is one of the most fascinating and fundamental philosophical issues which presently engages at the deepest level with physics. During the last thirty years this notion has been object of an intense critical review in the light of new scientific theories which try to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • Knowing and Checking

    An Epistemological Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Guido Melchior

    Checking is a very common concept for describing a subject’s epistemic goals and actions. Surprisingly, there has been no philosophical attention paid to the notion of checking. This is the first book to develop a comprehensive epistemic theory of checking. The author argues that sensitivity is…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Epistemology

  • Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access)

    Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi, Casey D. McCoy

    This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biology,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

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