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31-40 of 62 results in Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy
Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity
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 13th 2013 by Routledge
Contrastivism can be applied to a variety of problems within philosophy, and as such, it can be coherently seen as a unified movement. This volume brings together state-of-the-art research on the contrastive treatment of philosophical concepts and questions, including knowledge, belief, free will,...
Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge
Recently, scholars in a variety of disciplines—including philosophy, film and media studies, and literary studies—have become interested in the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this end, this volume addresses the fundamental philosophical questions about the nature of the...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
Action, Function, and Mind
This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
The nature of propositions and the cognitive value of names have been the focal point of philosophy of language for the last few decades. The advocates of the causal reference theory have favored the view that the semantic contents of proper names are their referents. However, Frege’s puzzle about...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
The thirteen essays in this volume explore for the first time the possible skeptical implications of disagreement in different areas and from different perspectives, with an emphasis in the current debate about the epistemic significance of disagreement. They represent a new contribution to the...
Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge
The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many...
Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge
A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy
This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of...
Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge
From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard
In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and...
Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge
From Mimesis to Metaphor
This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...
Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge
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
Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives
To Be Published February 11th 2015
Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description
To Be Published March 8th 2015
Hate Speech Law: A Philosophical Examination
To Be Published March 25th 2015
Time and the Philosophy of Action
To Be Published April 15th 2015
Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
To Be Published May 1st 2015
Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century
To Be Published July 1st 2015
Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty
To Be Published September 1st 2015