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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Current Controversies in Metaphysics

    Edited by Elizabeth Barnes

    Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 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 28th 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Metaethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Mark van Roojen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Aquinas on Mind, Metaphysics and Theology

    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

  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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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