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Forthcoming Books

  1. Proof, Logic and Formalization

    Edited by Michael Detlefsen

    The mathematical proof is the most important form of justification in mathematics. It is not, however, the only kind of justification for mathematical propositions. The existence of other forms, some of very significant strength, places a question mark over the prominence given to proof within...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mathematics and the Image of Reason

    By Mary Tiles

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic....

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Godel's Proof

    3rd Edition

    By Ernest Nagel, James R. Newman

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'Nagel and Newman accomplish the wondrous task of clarifying the argumentative outline of Kurt Godel's celebrated logic bomb.' – The Guardian In 1931 the mathematical logician Kurt Godel published a revolutionary paper that challenged certain basic assumptions underpinning mathematics and logic. A...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. From Truth to Reality

    New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics

    Edited by Heather Dyke

    Questions about truth and questions about reality are intimately connected. One can ask whether numbers exist by asking "Are there numbers?" But one can also ask what arguably amounts to the same question by asking "Is the sentence 'There are numbers' true?" Such semantic ascent implies...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Force of Argument

    Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley

    Edited by Jonathan Lear, Alex Oliver

    Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic. He has illuminated Aristotle’s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection, and has worked to debunk the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bernard Bolzano

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano’s Paradoxien. This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori

    By David J. Stump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Peirce

    By Albert Atkin

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, North America’s most influential philosophical movement. Peirce is also well-known for his theory of signs and with Saussure was a founding figure of "semiotics". Albert Atkin introduces the full spectrum of...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Time and the Philosophy of Action

    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with the role of time in agency—a role with great significance for the study of action theory. As the articles in this collection demonstrate, virtually every fundamental issue in...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge