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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 159 new and published books in the subject of Metaphysics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Locke and Leibniz on Substance

    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness

    By Brian Garrett

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness is about persons and personal identity. What are we? And why does personal identity matter? Brian Garrett, using jargon-free language, addresses questions in the metaphysics of personal identity, questions in value theory, and discusses questions about the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mind, Method and Conditionals

    Selected Papers

    By Frank Jackson

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nominalism about Properties

    New Essays

    Edited by Ghislain Guigon, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Nominalism, which has its origins in the Middle Ages and continues into the Twenty-First Century, is the doctrine that there are no universals. This book is unique in bringing together essays on the history of nominalism and essays that present a systematic discussion of nominalism. It introduces...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume II

    Edited by David Berman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The material reprinted in this two-volume set, first published in 1989, covers the first eighty-five years in responses to George Berkeley’s writings. David Berman identifies several key waves of eighteenth-century criticism surrounding Berkeley’s philosophies, ranging from hostile and discounted,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

    By Geoffrey Madell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. God and the Multiverse

    Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum

    By Bryan Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Posthuman Life

    Philosophy at the Edge of the Human

    By David Roden

    We imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God
    By Christopher Hughes
    To Be Published March 17th 2015
  2. From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics
    Edited by Heather Dyke
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Freedom of the Will: A Conditional Analysis
    By Ferenc Huoranszki
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. Divine Intervention: Metaphysical and Epistemological Puzzles
    By Evan Fales
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  5. New Essays on Thomas Reid
    Edited by Patrick Rysiew
    To Be Published May 12th 2015

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