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This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores...
Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Style and Ethical Relations in Computer-Mediated Communications
E-mail and Ethics explores the ways in which interpersonal relations are affected by being conducted via computer-mediated communication.The advent of this channel of communication has prompted a renewed investigation into the nature and value of forms of human association. Rooksby addresses these...
Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge
Reconsidering Philosophy’s Past After Positivism
In recent decades, widespread rejection of positivism’s notorious hostility toward the philosophical tradition has led to renewed debate about the real relationship of philosophy to its history. How History Matters to Philosophy takes a fresh look at this debate. Current discussion usually starts...
Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge
Badiou, Wittgenstein, and the Consequences of Formalism
In this book, Livingston develops the political implications of formal results obtained over the course of the twentieth century in set theory, metalogic, and computational theory. He argues that the results achieved by thinkers such as Cantor, Russell, Godel, Turing, and Cohen, even when they...
Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge
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 December 6th 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
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
Deleuze and Pragmatism
To Be Published October 8th 2014
Mind, Language and Subjectivity: Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought
To Be Published October 15th 2014
Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of Belief
To Be Published November 13th 2014
The Essence of the Self: In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity
To Be Published December 16th 2014
Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives
To Be Published December 18th 2014
Music and Aesthetic Reality
To Be Published December 30th 2014
Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives
To Be Published January 30th 2015
Hate Speech Law: A Philosophical Examination
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Time and the Philosophy of Action
To Be Published March 15th 2015
Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
To Be Published May 1st 2015