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New and Published Books

  1. 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 April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Physics and Metaphysics

    Theories of Space and Time

    By Jennifer Trusted

    Jennifer Trusted's new book argues that metaphysical beliefs are essential for scientific inquiry. The theories, presuppositions and beliefs that neither science nor everyday experience can justify are the realm of metaphysics, literally `beyond physics'. These basic beliefs form a framework for...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Metaphysics of Consciousness

    By William Seager

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Metaphysics of Consciousness opens with a development of the physicalist outlook that denies the need for any explanation of the mental. This "inexplicability" is demonstrated not to be sufficient as refutation of physicalism. However, the inescapable particularity of modes of consciousness...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

    By Giuseppina D'Oro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Giuseppina D'Oro explores Collingwood's work in epistemology and metaphysics, uncovering his importance beyond his better known work in philosophy of history and aesthetics. This major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important figures in history of philosophy will be essential...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Metaphysics: The Basics

    By Michael Rea

    Series: The Basics

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Realism, Science, and Pragmatism

    Edited by Kenneth R. Westphal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy and Mystification

    A Reflection on Nonsense and Clarity

    By Guy Robinson

    Philosophy and Mystification reflects on the nature, methods and resources of philosophic enquiry are carefully grounded in the central problems that have dogged Western philosophy in the modern era: logical necessity, machine intelligence, the relation of science and religion, determinism,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge