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  1. Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Dualism

    A Defense

    Edited by Andrea Lavazza, Howard Robinson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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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