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  1. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Habermas and Rawls

    Disputing the Political

    Edited by James Gordon Finlayson, Fabian Freyenhagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Habermas and Rawls are two heavyweights of social and political philosophy, and they are undoubtedly the two most written about (and widely read) authors in this field. However, there has not been much informed and interesting work on the points of intersection between their projects, partly...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Intergenerational Justice

    Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity

    By Janna Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and future generations, showing why people can make legitimate demands of their successors and explaining what relationships between contemporary generations count as fair. What connects...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge