Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

  • Modernity, Nihilism and Mental Health book cover

    Modernity, Nihilism and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Sarraf, Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Colin Feltham

    The history of modernity is littered with references to an unprecedented existential sickness and the modern age has been blamed repeatedly for widespread alienation, anomie, deracination, disenfranchisement and nihilism. But even after centuries of complaint about these problems, the connections…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Social Research and Disability: Developing Inclusive Research Spaces for Disabled Researchers book cover

    Social Research and Disability

    Developing Inclusive Research Spaces for Disabled Researchers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ciaran Burke, Bronagh Byrne

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Persons and their Minds: Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind book cover

    Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind, 1st Edition

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-12 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Developing Magical Consciousness book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    By Susan E.J. Greenwood

    Whilst there are many different cultural expressions of magical consciousness, there are some underlying fundamental aspects that are common to all, aspects that have been historically under recognised by science. Although a different mode of thought to analysis, magical consciousness is considered…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep book cover

    Understanding Sleep

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep, 1st Edition

    By Eric L. Hsu

    In Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep, Eric L. Hsu provides a clear and critical analysis of the new sociological study of sleep. Once a much-neglected topic for social researchers, sleep has increasingly become an important issue within the discipline of sociology since…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Emotion: The Basics book cover

    Emotion: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brady

    While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well. Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and activity, we ought to have a good grasp of the emotions. Michael S. Brady structures Emotion: The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    We spend a lot of time thinking about other people: their motivations, what they are thinking, why they want particular things. Sometimes we are aware of it, but it often occurs without conscious thought, and we can respond appropriately to other people's thoughts in a diverse range of situations.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Delusions and Beliefs: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Delusions and Beliefs

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Kengo Miyazono

    What sort of mental state is a delusion? What causes delusions? Why are delusions pathological? This book examines these questions, which are normally considered separately, in a much-needed exploration of an important and fascinating topic, Kengo Miyazono assesses the philosophical, psychological…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Supposition and the Imaginative Realm: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Supposition and the Imaginative Realm

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Margherita Arcangeli

    Supposition is frequently invoked in many fields within philosophy, including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and epistemology. However, there is a striking lack of consensus about the nature of supposition. What is supposition? Is supposition a sui generis type of mental…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective book cover

    Lectures on Perception

    An Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael T. Turvey

    Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective addresses the generic principles by which each and every kind of life form—from single celled organisms (e.g., difflugia) to multi-celled organisms (e.g., primates)—perceives the circumstances of their living so that they can behave adaptively. It…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Epiphenomenal Mind: An Integrated Outlook on Sensations, Beliefs, and Pleasure book cover

    Epiphenomenal Mind

    An Integrated Outlook on Sensations, Beliefs, and Pleasure, 1st Edition

    By William S. Robinson

    According to epiphenomenalism, our behavior is caused by events in our brains that also cause our mentality. This resulting mentality reflects our brains’ organization, but does not in turn cause anything. This book defends an epiphenomenalist account of philosophy of mind. It builds on the author’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Embodied Emotions: A Naturalist Approach to a Normative Phenomenon book cover

    Embodied Emotions

    A Naturalist Approach to a Normative Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By Rebekka Hufendiek

    In this book, Rebekka Hufendiek explores emotions as embodied, action-oriented representations, providing a non-cognitivist theory of emotions that accounts for their normative dimensions. Embodied Emotions focuses not only on the bodily reactions involved in emotions, but also on the environment…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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