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New Books in Philosophy: December 2011

The latest philosophy books from Routledge include works for both students and scholars. Browse our new releases below...

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  1. Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language

    Edited by Gillian Russell, Delia Graff Fara

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Ancient Philosophy

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Christopher Shields

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    In this re-titled and substantially revised update of his Classical Philosophy (2003), Christopher Shields expands his coverage to include the Hellenistic era, and now offers an introduction to more than 1,000 years of ancient philosophy. From Thales and other Pre-Socratics through Socrates,...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

    Perspectives on Reality, Knowledge, and Freedom

    By Bina Gupta

    An Introduction to Indian Philosophy offers a profound yet accessible survey of the development of India’s philosophical tradition. Beginning with the formation of Brahmanical, Jaina, Materialist, and Buddhist traditions, Bina Gupta guides the reader through the classical schools of Indian thought,...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology

    Edited by Sebastian Luft, Soren Overgaard

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Phenomenology was one of the twentieth century’s major philosophical movements and continues to be a vibrant and widely studied subject today. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key philosophers, topics and themes in this exciting subject,...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. On Manners

    By Karen Stohr

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Many otherwise enlightened people often dismiss etiquette as a trivial subject or—worse yet—as nothing but a disguise for moral hypocrisy or unjust social hierarchies. Such sentiments either mistakenly assume that most manners merely frame the “real issues” of any interpersonal exchange or...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. On Privacy

    By Annabelle Lever

    Series: Thinking in Action

    This book explores the Janus-faced features of privacy, and looks at their implications for the control of personal information, for sexual and reproductive freedom, and for democratic politics. It asks what, if anything, is wrong with asking women to get licenses in order to have children, given...

    Published January 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Semantic Externalism

    By Jesper Kallestrup

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Semantic externalism is the view that the meanings of referring terms, and the contents of beliefs that are expressed by those terms, are not fully determined by factors internal to the speaker but are instead bound up with the environment. The debate about semantic externalism is one of the most...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge