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  1. The Politics of Expertise

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book collects case studies and theoretical papers on expertise, focusing on four major themes: legitimation, the aggregation of knowledge, the distribution of knowledge and the distribution of power. It focuses on the institutional means by which the distribution of knowledge and the...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications

    Edited by Bana Bashour, Hans D. Muller

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    One of the most pervasive and persistent questions in philosophy is the relationship between the natural sciences and traditional philosophical categories such as metaphysics, epistemology and the mind. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications is a unique and valuable contribution...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. On Twenty-Five Years of Social Epistemology

    A Way Forward

    Edited by James H. Collier

    This edited collection charts the development of, and prospects for, conceiving knowledge as a social phenomenon. The origin, aims and growth of the journal Social Epistemology, founded in 1987, serves to anchor each of the book’s contributions. Each contribution offers a unique, but related,...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology

    Edited by Sven Bernecker, Duncan Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Epistemology, the philosophy of knowledge, is at the core of many of the central debates and issues in philosophy, interrogating the notions of truth, objectivity, trust, belief and perception. The Routledge Companion to Epistemology provides a comprehensive and the up-to-date survey of...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. What is this thing called Knowledge?

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Pritchard

    Series: What is this thing called?

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear, non-partisan view of the main themes of epistemology. Both...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy for Everyone

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics and their areas of focus include: Epistemology - what our knowledge of the world and ourselves consists in, and how we come to have it...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics

    From the True to the Good

    By Samuel C Wheeler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Much contemporary metaphysics, moved by an apparent necessity to take reality to consist of given beings and properties, presents us with what appear to be deep problems requiring radical changes in the common sense conception of persons and the world. Contemporary meta-ethics ignores questions...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory?

    Edited by Matthew C. Haug

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge