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  1. Mind, Language and Subjectivity

    Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought

    By Nicholas Georgalis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ‘thought-tokens’ and minimal content and...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Deleuze and Pragmatism

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy

    By Heather Dyke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is an investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. Dyke argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and suggests that the ontological significance of language has been grossly exaggerated in...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal

    By Somogy Varga

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom

    By Chauncey Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Evidentialism and Epistemic Justification

    By Kevin McCain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Evidentialism is a popular theory of epistemic justification, yet, as early proponents of the theory Earl Conee and Richard Feldman admit, there are many elements that must be developed before Evidentialism can provide a full account of epistemic justification, or well-founded belief. It is the aim...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justice

    Themes and Challenges

    Edited by Stephen De Wijze, Matthew H. Kramer, Ian Carter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Throughout the English-speaking world, and in the many other countries where analytic philosophy is studied, Hillel Steiner is esteemed as one of the foremost contemporary political philosophers. This volume is designed as a festschrift for Steiner and as an important collection of philosophical...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rawls, Citizenship, and Education

    By Victoria Costa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book develops and applies a unified interpretation of John Rawls’ theory of justice as fairness in order to clarify the account of citizenship that Rawls relies upon, and the kind of educational policies that the state can legitimately pursue to promote social justice. Costa examines the role...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge