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  1. Spinoza

    By Michael Della Rocca

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Renowned for his metaphysics, Spinoza made significant contributions to understanding the human mind, the emotions, moral philosophy, and political philosophy.Beginning with an overview of Spinoza's life, Michael Della Rocca carefully unpacks and explains Spinoza's philosophy: his metaphysics...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Loux

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy

    Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on the major themes in Metaphysics. Chapters appear under the headings: Universals Particulars Modality and Possible Worlds Causation Time Persistence Realism and Anti-Realism. Each...

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Scepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties

    By P.F. Strawson

    By the time of his death in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was regarded as one of the world's most distinguished philosophers. Unavailable for many years, Scepticism and Naturalism is a profound reflection on two classic philosophical problems by a philosopher at the pinnacle of his career. Based on his...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Metaethics

    Edited by Russ Shafer-Landau

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Metaethics is the branch of knowledge that considers the foundational issues of morality, and deals especially with the nature of ethical statements. Philosophers doing metaethics ask vital and fundamental questions such as these: • is morality merely conventional, or are there objective standards...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Metaphysics

    Edited by Michael Rea

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Metaphysics, at least roughly speaking, is the systematic investigation of fundamental presuppositions underlying commonsense and scientific views of the world. Most of us believe that we have bodies and minds, that we are free, that some things in the world are composed of other things and that...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. The New Hume Debate

    Revised Edition

    Edited by Rupert Read, Kenneth Richman

    For decades scholars thought they knew Hume's position on the existence of causes and objects ? he was a sceptic. However, this received view has been thrown into question by the `new? readings of Hume as a sceptical realist. For philosophers, students of philosophy and others interested in...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Realism and Anti-Realism

    By Stuart Brock, Edwin Mares

    Series: Central Problems of Philosophy

    There are a bewildering variety of ways the terms "realism" and "anti-realism" have been used in philosophy and furthermore the different uses of these terms are only loosely connected with one another. Rather than give a piecemeal map of this very diverse landscape, the authors focus on what they...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Metaphysics

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Loux

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third edition of the successful textbook provides a fresh look at key topics in metaphysics and includes two new chapters on ...

    Published May 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Real Metaphysics

    Edited by Hallvard Lillehammer, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Real Metaphysics brings together new articles by leading metaphysicians to honour Hugh Mellor's outstanding contribution to metaphysics. Some of the most outstanding minds of current times shed new light on all the main topics in metaphysics: truth, causation, dispositions and properties,...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Hilary Putnam

    Pragmatism and Realism

    Edited by James Conant, Ursula M. Zeglen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Archetypes
    By Elémire Zolla
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  2. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals): Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume II
    Edited by David Berman
    To Be Published June 11th 2015
  3. Causation, Evidence, and Inference
    By Julian Reiss
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  4. Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction
    By Mark van Roojen
    To Be Published June 25th 2015
  5. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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