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  1. Epistemology and the Regress Problem

    By Scott Aikin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  2. Autonomy and Liberalism

    By Ben Colburn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  3. The Ontology of Psychology

    Questioning Foundations in the Philosophy of Mind

    By Linda A.W. Brakel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  4. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action

    Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work

    Edited by Tim Henning, David P. Schweikard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  5. Philosophy of Personal Identity and Multiple Personality

    By Logi Gunnarsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  6. Philosophical Delusion and its Therapy

    Outline of a Philosophical Revolution

    By Eugen Fischer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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

  7. Race, Philosophy, and Film

    Edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dan Flory

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection fills a gap in the current literature in philosophy and film by focusing on the question: How would thinking in philosophy and film be transformed if race were formally incorporated moved from its margins to the center? The collection’s contributors anchor their discussions of race...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Habermas and Literary Rationality

    By David L. Colclasure

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Literary scholarship has paid little serious attention to Habermas' philosophy, and, on the other hand, the reception of Habermas has given little attention to the role that literary practice can play in a broader theory of communicative action. David Colclasure's argument sets out to demonstrate...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Pluralism and Liberal Politics

    By Robert Talisse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Robert Talisse critically examines the moral and political implications of pluralism, the view that our best moral thinking is indeterminate and that moral conflict is an inescapable feature of the human condition. Through a careful engagement with the work of William James, Isaiah...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy in Schools

    An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers

    Edited by Sara Goering, Nicholas J. Shudak, Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    All of us ponder the big and enduring human questions—Who am I? Am I free? What should I do? What is good? Is there justice? Is life meaningful?—but this kind of philosophical interrogation is rarely carefully explored or even taken seriously in most primary and secondary school settings. However,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge