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New and Published Books

  1. Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. New Essays on Thomas Reid

    Edited by Patrick Rysiew

    Thomas Reid (1710-96) was a contemporary of both David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and a central figure in the Scottish School of Common Sense. Until recently, his work has been largely neglected, and often misunderstood. Like Kant, Reid cited Hume’s Treatise as the main spur to his own philosophical...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalism

    Rethinking Philosophical Method

    Edited by Eugen Fischer, John Collins

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most exciting and controversial philosophical movements today. This book explores how it is reshaping thought about philosophical method. Experimental philosophy imports experimental methods and findings from psychology into philosophy. These fresh resources...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Freedom of the Will

    A Conditional Analysis

    By Ferenc Huoranszki

    Freedom of the Will provides a novel interpretation of G. E. Moore’s famous conditional analysis of free will and discusses several questions about the meaning of free will and its significance for moral responsibility. Although Moore’ theory has a strong initial appeal, most metaphysicians believe...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Divine Intervention

    Metaphysical and Epistemological Puzzles

    By Evan Fales

    This study is a new look at the question of how God can act upon the world, and whether the world can affect God, examining contemporary work on the metaphysics of causation and laws of nature, and current work in the theory of knowledge and mysticism. It has been traditional to address such...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and philosophical theology. Relying on a deep understanding of Aristotle, Aquinas developed a metaphysical framework that is comprehensive, detailed, and flexible. Within that framework, he formulated a range of...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Archetypes
    By Elémire Zolla
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  2. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals): Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume II
    Edited by David Berman
    To Be Published June 11th 2015
  3. Causation, Evidence, and Inference
    By Julian Reiss
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  4. Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction
    By Mark van Roojen
    To Be Published June 25th 2015
  5. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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