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  1. Arguing About Metaphysics

    Edited by Michael C. Rea

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing about Metaphysics is a wide-ranging anthology that introduces students to one of the most fundamental areas of philosophy. It covers core topics in metaphysics such as personal identity, the nature of being, time, and the concept of freedom. The volume contains scholarly articles by Quine,...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Reading Bernard Williams

    Edited by Daniel Callcut

    When Bernard Williams died in 2003, the Times newspaper hailed him ‘as the greatest moral philosopher of his generation’. This outstanding collection of specially commissioned new essays on Williams's work is essential reading for anyone interested in Williams, ethics and moral philosophy and...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Philosophy of Time

    Edited by L Nathan Oaklander

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    What is the nature of temporal passage—the movement of events or moments of time from the future through the present into the past? Is the future and the past as real as the present, or is the present—or perhaps the present and the past—all that exists? What role, if any, does language play in...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Peirce
    By Albert Atkin
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  3. Mind, Method and Conditionals: Selected Papers
    By Frank Jackson
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  4. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published August 7th 2015
  5. Education and the Politics of Becoming
    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole
    To Be Published August 14th 2015

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