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Forthcoming Metaphysics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas was the most influential philosopher of the Middle Ages, and one of the most famous Christian theologians of all time. His philosophy is a powerful synthesis of Aristotle and Plato presented within a Christian framework. His "five ways" to prove the existence of God are studied by...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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,...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge