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  1. The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Civility in Politics and Education

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines the concept of civility and the conditions of civil disagreement in politics and education. Although many assume that civility is merely polite behavior, it functions to aid rational discourse. Building on this basic assumption, the book offers multiple accounts of civility and...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Civil Society in Liberal Democracy

    By Mark Jensen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this contribution to contemporary political philosophy, Jensen aims to develop a model of civil society for deliberative democracy. In the course of developing the model, he also provides a thorough account of the meaning and use of "civil society" in contemporary scholarship as well as a...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Einstein, Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity

    Edited by William Lane Craig, Quentin Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Einstein, Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity is an anthology of original essays by an international team of leading philosophers and physicists who have come together to reassess the contemporary paradigm of the relativistic concept of time. A great deal has changed since 1905 when Einstein...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Narrative Identity and Moral Identity

    A Practical Perspective

    By Kim Atkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is part of the growing field of practical approaches to philosophical questions relating to identity, agency and ethics--approaches which work across continental and analytical traditions and which Atkins justifies through an explication of how the structures of human embodiment...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Aesthetic Experience

    Edited by Richard Shusterman, Adele Tomlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, a team of internationally respected contributors theorize the concept of aesthetic experience and its value. Exposing and expanding our restricted cultural and intellectual presuppositions of what constitutes aesthetic experience, the book aims to re-explore and...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Causation and Laws of Nature

    By Max Kistler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This is the first English translation of Causalite´ et Lois de La Nature, and is an important contribution to the theory of causation. Max Kistler reconstructs a unified concept of causation that is general enough to adequately deal with both elementary physical processes, and the macroscopic level...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought

    A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism

    By Christian Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Does thought depend on language? Primarily as a consequence of the cognitive turn in empirical disciplines like psychology and ethology, many current empirical researchers and empirically minded philosophers tend to answer this question in the negative. This book rejects this mainstream view and...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Practical Identity and Narrative Agency

    Edited by Kim Atkins, Catriona Mackenzie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge