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  1. Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

    By Geoffrey Madell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Believing Against the Evidence

    Agency and the Ethics of Belief

    By Miriam Schleifer McCormick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The question of whether it is ever permissible to believe on insufficient evidence has once again become a live question. Greater attention is now being paid to practical dimensions of belief, namely issues related to epistemic virtue, doxastic responsibility, and voluntarism. In this book,...

    Published November 16th 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 November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering: Maternal Subjects
    Edited by Sheila Lintott, Maureen Sander-Staudt
    To Be Published February 1st 2015
  2. Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives
    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore
    To Be Published February 10th 2015
  3. Hate Speech Law: A Philosophical Examination
    By Alex Brown
    To Be Published March 24th 2015
  4. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality: From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard
    By John J. Davenport
    To Be Published April 7th 2015
  5. Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description
    By Nick Zangwill
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  6. Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century
    Edited by Jeffery Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  7. Science and the Self: Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley
    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  8. Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  9. Time and the Philosophy of Action
    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist
    To Be Published August 31st 2015
  10. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty
    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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