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New and Published Books

  1. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum.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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    By Chon Tejedor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Descartes

    The Project of Pure Enquiry

    By Bernard Williams

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His attempts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of the soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influential and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume I

    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 August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object

    By Robert Stern

    Hegel's holistic metaphysics challenges much recent ontology with its atomistic and reductionist assumptions; Stern offers us an original reading of Hegel and contrasts him with his predecessor, Kant....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy

    By Heather Dyke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is an investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. Dyke argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and suggests that the ontological significance of language has been grossly exaggerated in...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics
    By James Stacey Taylor
    To Be Published January 26th 2015
  3. Locke and Leibniz on Substance
    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham
    To Be Published January 29th 2015
  4. Nominalism about Properties: New Essays
    Edited by Ghislain Guigon, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  5. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God
    By Christopher Hughes
    To Be Published March 18th 2015

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