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  1. The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    By Chon Tejedor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Descartes

    The Project of Pure Enquiry

    By Bernard Williams

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His attempts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of the soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influential and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume I

    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,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object

    By Robert Stern

    Hegel's holistic metaphysics challenges much recent ontology with its atomistic and reductionist assumptions; Stern offers us an original reading of Hegel and contrasts him with his predecessor, Kant....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy

    By Heather Dyke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is an investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. Dyke argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and suggests that the ontological significance of language has been grossly exaggerated in...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Metaphysics of Technology

    By David Skrbina

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Puzzle of Existence

    Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

    Edited by Tyron Goldschmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This groundbreaking volume investigates the most fundamental question of all: Why is there something rather than nothing? The question is explored from diverse and radical perspectives: religious, naturalistic, platonistic and skeptical. Does science answer the question? Or does theology? Does...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Metaphysics

    An Introduction

    By Alyssa Ney

    Metaphysics: An Introduction combines comprehensive coverage of the core elements of metaphysics with contemporary and lively debates within the subject. It provides a rigorous and yet accessible overview of a rich array of topics, connecting the abstract nature of metaphysics with the real world....

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism

    Edited by Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Pauliina Remes

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

    By James Robert Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts of both approaches, Brown defends Platonism by arguing...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God
    By Christopher Hughes
    To Be Published March 17th 2015
  2. From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics
    Edited by Heather Dyke
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Freedom of the Will: A Conditional Analysis
    By Ferenc Huoranszki
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. Divine Intervention: Metaphysical and Epistemological Puzzles
    By Evan Fales
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  5. New Essays on Thomas Reid
    Edited by Patrick Rysiew
    To Be Published May 12th 2015

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