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  1. 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 December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Limits of Moral Obligation

    Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can

    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This volume responds to the growing interest in finding explanations for why moral claims may lose their validity based on what they ask of their addressees. Two main ideas relate to that question: the moral demandingness objection and the principle "ought implies can." Though both of these ideas...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori

    By David 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Logic: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jc Beall

    Series: The Basics

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Seeing-as and Novelty brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

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