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  1. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Metaphysics of Perfect Beings

    By Michael J. Almeida

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    The Metaphysics of Perfect Beings addresses the problems an Anselmian perfect being faces in contexts involving unlimited options. Recent advances in the theory of vagueness, the metaphysics of multiverses and hyperspace, the theory of dynamic or sequential choice, the logic of moral and rational...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective

    By Gabriele Gava

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pantheism

    A Non-Theistic Concept of Deity

    By Michael P. Levine

    Many people who do not believe in God believe that 'everything is God' - that everything is part of an all-inclusive divine unity. In Pantheism, this concept is presented as a legitimate position and its philosophical basis is examined. Michael Levine compares it to theism, and discusses the scope...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contradictions of Archaeological Theory

    Engaging Critical Realism and Archaeological Theory

    By Sandra Wallace

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Is current archaeological theory stuck at an impasse? Sandra Wallace argues that archaeological theory has become mired as a result of logical and ontological contradictions. By showing that these contradictions are a result of common underlying philosophical assumptions and fallacies this book is...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    "I move therefore I am"

    By Brenda Farnell

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that positions human body movement, and not just ‘the body’ at...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ontology Revisited

    Metaphysics in Social and Political Philosophy

    By Ruth Groff

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Groff's argument runs counter to the familiar anti-metaphysical habit. Social and political philosophy, she maintains, is not as metaphysically neutral as it may seem. Even the most deontological of theories connects up with an attendant set of philosophical commitments regarding what kinds of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Current Controversies in Epistemology

    Edited by Ram Neta

    Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy

    Epistemology is one of the oldest, yet still one of the most active, areas of philosophical research today. There currently exists many annotated tomes of primary sources, and a handful of single-authored introductions to the field, but there is no book that captures epistemology’s dynamic growth...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    A Contribution to Some Problems of Logic and Metaphysics

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    L. T. Hobhouse (1864-1929) was fundamental to the New Liberal movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He authored many important works in the fields of philosophy, economics and social liberalism. First published in 1896, The Theory of Knowledge considers the content and...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time, Space and Philosophy

    By Christopher Ray

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible introduction to the philosophy of space and time. Ray considers in detail the central questions of space and time which arizse from the ideas of Zeno, Newton, Mach, Leibniz and Einstein. Time, Space and Philosophy extends the debate in...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Essays on Thomas Reid
    Edited by Patrick Rysiew
    To Be Published May 14th 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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