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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 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...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 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...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Metaethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Mark van Roojen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Time and the Philosophy of Action

    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with the role of time in agency—a role with great significance for the study of action theory. As the articles in this collection demonstrate, virtually every fundamental issue in...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge