Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

  • Medieval Minds: Mental Health in the Middle Ages book cover

    Medieval Minds

    Mental Health in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Graham

    Originally published in 1967 Medieval Minds looks at the Middle Ages as a period with changing attitudes towards mental health and its treatment. The book argues that it was a period that that bridged the ancient with the modern, ignorance with knowledge and superstition with science. The Middle…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Self-Deception book cover

    Self-Deception

    1st Edition

    By Eric Funkhouser

    Self-deception poses long-standing and fascinating paradoxes. Philosophers have questioned whether, and how, self-deception is even possible; evolutionary theorists have debated whether it is adaptive. For Sigmund Freud self-deception was a fundamental key to understanding the unconscious, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Embodied Cognition book cover

    Embodied Cognition

    2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Shapiro

    Embodied cognition is a recent development in psychology that practitioners often present as a superseding standard cognitive science. In this outstanding introduction, Lawrence Shapiro sets out the central themes and debates surrounding embodied cognition, explaining and assessing the work of many…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics book cover

    Perception, Cognition and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dena Shottenkirk, Manuel Curado, Steven S. Gouveia

    This volume addresses key questions related to how content in thought is derived from perceptual experience. It includes chapters that focus on single issues on perception and cognition, as well as others that relate these issues to an important social construct that involves both perceptual…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Understanding Mental Disorders: A Philosophical Approach to the Medicine of the Mind book cover

    Understanding Mental Disorders

    A Philosophical Approach to the Medicine of the Mind, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Lafleur, Christopher Mole, Holly Onclin

    Understanding Mental Disorders aims to help current and future psychiatrists, and those who work with them, to think critically about the ethical, conceptual, and methodological questions that are raised by the theory and practice of psychiatry. It considers questions that concern the mind’s…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation: Becoming-Animated book cover

    Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation

    Becoming-Animated, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bissonnette

    This book combines insights from the humanities and modern neuroscience to explore the contribution of affect and embodiment on meaning-making in case studies from animation, video games, and virtual worlds. As we interact more and more with animated characters and avatars in everyday media…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Listening Self: Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics book cover

    The Listening Self

    Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By David Michael Levin

    Originally published in 1989. In this interdisciplinary study, Dr Levin offers an account of personal growth and self-fulfilment based on the development of our capacity for listening. This book should be of interest to advanced students of critical theory, psychology, cultural studies, ethics,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense book cover

    Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense, 1st Edition

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sound improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Founders of Psychical Research book cover

    The Founders of Psychical Research

    1st Edition

    By Alan Gauld

    Originally published in 1968 The Founders of Psychical Research is centred upon the lives and work of Henry Sidgwick, Edmund Gurney and Frederic Myers – prominent in the Society for Psychical Research (S.P.R) - during its early years: it is not a history of the Society. It passes over important…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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 – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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