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  1. 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 April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Cause and Chance

    Causation in an Indeterministic World

    By Phil Dowe, Paul Noordhof

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Philosophers have long been fascinated by the connection between cause and effect: are 'causes' things we can experience, or are they concepts provided by our minds? The study of causation goes back to Aristotle, but resurged with David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and is now one of the most important...

    Published December 31st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Stream of Consciousness

    Unity and Continuity in Conscious Experience

    By Barry Dainton

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Barry Dainton’s controversial and highly original Stream of Consciousness aroused considerable interest when it was first published. This new paperback edition includes a postscript in which Dainton responds to some of his critics. Despite the recent upsurge of interest in consciousness, most of...

    Published December 18th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Leibniz

    By Nicholas Jolley

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was hailed by Bertrand Russell as 'one of the supreme intellects of all time'. A towering figure in seventeenth-century philosophy, his complex thought has been championed and satirized in equal measure, most famously in Voltaire's Candide.In this outstanding...

    Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Relativism

    By Maria Baghramian

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    'It's all relative'. In a world of increasing cultural diversity, it can seem that everything is indeed relative. But should we concede that there is no such thing as right and wrong, and no objective truth? Can we reconcile relativism and pluralism?Relativism surveys the different varieties of...

    Published August 4th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics

    By Vasilis Politis

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the...

    Published February 18th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Naturalization of the Soul

    Self and Personal Identity in the Eighteenth Century

    By John Barresi, Raymond Martin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Naturalization of the Soul charts the development of the concepts of soul and self in Western thought, from Plato to the present. It fills an important gap in intellectual history by being the first book to emphasize the enormous intellectual transformation in the eighteenth century, when the...

    Published February 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Personal Identity

    2nd Edition

    By Harold W. Noonan

    Personal Identity is a comprehensive introduction to the nature of the self and its relation to the body. Harold Noonan places the problem of personal identity in the context of more general puzzles about identity, discussing the major historical theories and more recent debates. The second edition...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Russell on Metaphysics

    Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Stephen Mumford

    Series: Russell on...

    Is the world of appearances the real world?Are there facts that exist independently of our minds?Are there vague objects?Russell on Metaphysics brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of Russell's writing on metaphysics in one volume. Russell's major and lasting contribution to...

    Published February 12th 2003 by Routledge