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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 January 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 5th 2004 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Essays on Thomas Reid
    Edited by Patrick Rysiew
    To Be Published May 13th 2015
  2. Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalism: Rethinking Philosophical Method
    Edited by Eugen Fischer, John Collins
    To Be Published May 15th 2015
  3. New Essays on the Nature of Propositions
    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan
    To Be Published May 20th 2015
  4. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  5. Causation, Evidence, and Inference
    By Julian Reiss
    To Be Published May 28th 2015

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