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1-10 of 55 results in Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
A Philosophical Approach
In this book, Flynn stresses the vital role of intercultural dialogue in developing a non-ethnocentric conception of human rights. He argues that Jürgen Habermas’s discourse theory provides both the best framework for such dialogue and a much-needed middle path between philosophical approaches that...
Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge
This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the...
Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge
Ontological materialism, in its various forms, has become the orthodox view in contemporary philosophy of mind. This book provides a variety of defenses of mind-body dualism, and shows (explicitly or implicitly) that a thoroughgoing ontological materialism cannot be sustained. The contributions are...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
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 October 30th 2013 by Routledge
In the last decade, the familiar problem of the regress of reasons has returned to prominent consideration in epistemology. And with the return of the problem, evaluation of the options available for its solution is begun anew. Reason’s regress problem, roughly put, is that if one has good reasons...
Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge
This book concerns the foundations and implications of a particular form of liberal political theory. Colburn argues that one should see liberalism as a political theory committed to the value of autonomy, understood as consisting in an agent deciding for oneself what is valuable and living life in...
Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge
Questioning Foundations in the Philosophy of Mind
In this volume, Brakel raises questions about conventions in the study of mind in three disciplines—psychoanalysis, philosophy of mind, and experimental philosophy. She illuminates new understandings of the mind through interdisciplinary challenges to views long-accepted. Here she proposes a view...
Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge
Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work
This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for. The...
Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge
As witnessed by recent films such as Fight Club and Identity, our culture is obsessed with multiple personality—a phenomenon raising intriguing questions about personal identity. This study offers both a full-fledged philosophical theory of personal identity and a systematic account of multiple...
Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Outline of a Philosophical Revolution
Philosophical Delusion and its Therapy provides new foundations and methods for the revolutionary project of philosophical therapy pioneered by Ludwig Wittgenstein. The book vindicates this currently much-discussed project by reconstructing the genesis of important philosophical problems: With the...
Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge
Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach
To Be Published December 5th 2013
Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought: A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism
To Be Published December 26th 2013
The Politics of Logic: Badiou, Wittgenstein, and the Consequences of Formalism
To Be Published January 8th 2014
How History Matters to Philosophy: Reconsidering Philosophy’s Past After Positivism
To Be Published February 19th 2014
The Affordable Care Act Decision: Philosophical and Legal Implications
To Be Published March 5th 2014
Realism, Science, and Pragmatism
To Be Published April 1st 2014
Music and Aesthetic Reality
To Be Published April 30th 2014
Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy
To Be Published June 14th 2014
Evidentialism and Epistemic Justification
To Be Published June 30th 2014
Email and Ethics: Style and Ethical Relations in Computer-Mediated Communications
To Be Published August 14th 2014