Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

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    Empathy

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Maibom

    Empathy is one of the most talked about and widely studied concepts of recent years. Some argue it can help create a more just society, improve medical care and even avert global catastrophe. Others object that it is morally problematic. Who is right? And what is empathy anyway? Is it a way of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Neurofunctional Prudence and Morality: A Philosophical Theory book cover

    Neurofunctional Prudence and Morality

    A Philosophical Theory, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Arvan

    Philosophers across many traditions have long theorized about the relationship between prudence and morality. Few clear answers have emerged, however, in large part because of the inherently speculative nature of traditional philosophical methods. This book aims to forge a bold new path forward,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Inference and Consciousness book cover

    Inference and Consciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Chan, Anders Nes

    Inference has long been a central concern in epistemology, as an essential means by which we extend our knowledge and test our beliefs. Inference is also a key notion in influential psychological accounts of mental capacities, ranging from problem solving to perception. Consciousness, on the other…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Complex Reality of Pain book cover

    The Complex Reality of Pain

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Corns

    This book employs contemporary philosophy, scientific research, and clinical reports to argue that pain, though real, is not an appropriate object of scientific generalisations or an appropriate target for medical intervention. Each pain experience is instead complex and idiosyncractic in a way…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Religion, Neuroscience and the Self: A New Personalism book cover

    Religion, Neuroscience and the Self

    A New Personalism, 1st Edition

    By Patrick McNamara

    The purpose of this book is to use neuroscience discoveries concerning religious experiences, the Self and personhood to deepen, enhance and interrogate the theological and philosophical set of ideas known as Personalism. McNamara proposes a new eschatological form of personalism that is consistent…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Neurotheology, Cognitive Science and Religion

  • Kama Muta: Discovering the Connecting Emotion book cover

    Kama Muta

    Discovering the Connecting Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Alan Page Fiske

    This book describes a ubiquitous and potent emotion that has only rarely and recently been studied in any systematic manner. The words that come closest to denoting it in English are being moved or touched, having a heart-warming feeling, feeling nostalgic, feeling patriotic or pride in family or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World: Beyond Internalism–Externalism book cover

    The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism–Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content, and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyses the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge India

  • The Prison House of Alienation book cover

    The Prison House of Alienation

    1st Edition

    By Murzban Jal

    The Prison House of Alienation is an exploration of the humanist theme of alienation that Marx theorized in his Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844. It relates this theme of alienation with the themes of haunting in the Manifesto of the Communist Party and accumulation of capital that he…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists book cover

    Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Developing Magical Consciousness: A Theoretical and Practical Guide for the Expansion of Perception book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide for the Expansion of Perception, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood

    Offering a new template for future exploration, Susan Greenwood examines and develops the notion that the experience of magic is a panhuman orientation of consciousness, a form of knowledge largely marginalized in Western societies. In this volume she aims to form a "bridge of communication"…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Resistance to Belief Change: Limits of Learning book cover

    Resistance to Belief Change

    Limits of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Lao, Jason Young

    This book examines the human proclivity to resist changing our beliefs. Drawing on psychological, neurological, and philosophical research, and integrating topics as wide ranging as emotion, cognition, social (and physical) context, and learning theory, Lao and Young explore why this resistance to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

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