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  1. Physicalism

    By K. V. Wilkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The primary aim of this study is to dissolve the mind-body problem. It shows how the ‘problem’ separates into two distinct sets of issues, concerning ontology on the one hand, and explanation on the other, and argues that explanation – whether or not human behaviour can be explained in physical...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Embodied Mind

    By G. N. A. Vesey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Originally published in 1965. For hundreds of years the thinking of philosophers, psychologists, and theologians on the problem of the mind’s relation to the body was dominated by the Cartesian notion that mind and matter are distinct substances. That Descartes also held that there is a union of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Biological Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Justin Garson

    For some, biology explains all there is to know about the mind. Yet many big questions remain: is the mind shaped by genes or the environment? If mental traits are the result of adaptations built up over thousands of years, as evolutionary psychologists claim, how can such claims be tested? If the...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Psychologists on Psychology (Classic Edition)

    By David Cohen

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This is a Classic Edition of David Cohen’s unique collection of interviews with eminent psychologists, first published in 1977. The book presents conversations with thirteen of the world’s great psychologists, who dominated the subject from 1950 to 1980, and who shaped psychology as we know it...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

    By Franz Brentano

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume III

    Edited by Gregory A. Kimble, Michael Wertheimer

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This third volume in a series devoted to luminaries in the history of psychology--features chapter authors who are themselves highly visible and eminent scholars. They provide glimpses of the giants who shaped modern cognitive and behavioral science, and shed new light on their contributions and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rewriting the History of Madness

    Studies in Foucault's `Histoire de la Folie'

    Edited by Arthur Still, Irving Velody

    Michel Foucault has had an extraordinary impact on writers in the human sciences since his first book Madness and Civilization appeared in English. This title assesses the reactions to Madness and Civilization....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Concept of Motivation (Routledge Revivals)
    By R. S. Peters
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  2. R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics
    By R. S. Peters
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  3. The Psychology of Pierre Janet (Routledge Revivals)
    By Elton Mayo
    To Be Published February 25th 2015
  4. Difference, Dialogue, and Development: A Bakhtinian World
    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  5. Philosophy and Connectionist Theory
    Edited by William Ramsey, David E. Rumelhart
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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