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  1. The Puzzle of Existence

    Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

    Edited by Tyron Goldschmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This groundbreaking volume investigates the most fundamental question of all: Why is there something rather than nothing? The question is explored from diverse and radical perspectives: religious, naturalistic, platonistic and skeptical. Does science answer the question? Or does theology? Does...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Future of the Philosophy of Time

    Edited by Adrian Bardon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    The last century has seen enormous progress in our understanding of time. This volume features original essays by the foremost philosophers of time discussing the goals and methodology of the philosophy of time, and examining the best way to move forward with regard to the field's core issues. The...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics

    From the True to the Good

    By Samuel C Wheeler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Much contemporary metaphysics, moved by an apparent necessity to take reality to consist of given beings and properties, presents us with what appear to be deep problems requiring radical changes in the common sense conception of persons and the world. Contemporary meta-ethics ignores questions...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Metaphysics of Powers

    Their Grounding and their Manifestations

    Edited by Anna Marmodoro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Semantics and Metaphysics of Natural Kinds

    Edited by Helen Beebee, Nigel Sabbarton-Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Essentialism--roughly, the view that natural kinds have discrete essences, generating truths that are necessary but knowable only a posteriori--is an increasingly popular view in the metaphysics of science. At the same time, philosophers of language have been subjecting Kripke’s views about the...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Properties, Powers and Structures

    Issues in the Metaphysics of Realism

    Edited by Alexander Bird, Brian Ellis, Howard Sankey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    While the phrase "metaphysics of science" has been used from time to time, it has only recently begun to denote a specific research area where metaphysics meets philosophy of science—and the sciences themselves. The essays in this volume demonstrate that metaphysics of science is an innovative...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Freedom of the Will

    A Conditional Analysis

    By Ferenc Huoranszki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Freedom of the Will provides a novel interpretation of G. E. Moore’s famous conditional analysis of free will and discusses several questions about the meaning of free will and its significance for moral responsibility. Although Moore’ theory has a strong initial appeal, most metaphysicians believe...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Nominalism about Properties: New Essays
    Edited by Ghislain Guigon, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra
    To Be Published February 8th 2015

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