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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 155 new and published books in the subject of Metaphysics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Realism, Science, and Pragmatism

    Edited by Kenneth R. Westphal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy and Mystification

    A Reflection on Nonsense and Clarity

    By Guy Robinson

    Philosophy and Mystification reflects on the nature, methods and resources of philosophic enquiry are carefully grounded in the central problems that have dogged Western philosophy in the modern era: logical necessity, machine intelligence, the relation of science and religion, determinism,...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education and the Politics of Becoming

    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole

    This collection examines education in the light of a politics of becoming. It takes a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary approach, challenging the macropolitics of pre-established governmental and economic agendas for education. Drawing on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge and Belief

    By Frederick F. Schmitt

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Knowledge, from Plato onwards, has been considered in relation to justified belief. Current debate has centred around the nature of the justification and whether justified belief can be considered an internal or extenal matter. Epistemological internalists argue that the subject must be able to...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology

    By Shaun C. Henson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Dualism

    A Defense

    Edited by Andrea Lavazza, Howard Robinson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Ontological materialism, in its various forms, has become the orthodox view in contemporary philosophy of mind. This book provides a variety of defenses of mind-body dualism, and shows (explicitly or implicitly) that a thoroughgoing ontological materialism cannot be sustained. The contributions are...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Thomistic Principles and Bioethics

    By Jason T. Eberl

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Alongside a revival of interest in Thomism in philosophy, scholars have realised its relevance when addressing certain contemporary issues in bioethics. This book offers a rigorous interpretation of Aquinas's metaphysics and ethical thought, and highlights its significance to questions in bioethics...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Future of the Philosophy of Time

    Edited by Adrian Bardon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    The last century has seen enormous progress in our understanding of time. This volume features original essays by the foremost philosophers of time discussing the goals and methodology of the philosophy of time, and examining the best way to move forward with regard to the field's core issues. The...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications

    Edited by Bana Bashour, Hans D. Muller

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    One of the most pervasive and persistent questions in philosophy is the relationship between the natural sciences and traditional philosophical categories such as metaphysics, epistemology and the mind. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications is a unique and valuable contribution...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  2. Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics
    By James Stacey Taylor
    To Be Published January 25th 2015
  3. Locke and Leibniz on Substance
    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham
    To Be Published January 28th 2015
  4. Nominalism about Properties: New Essays
    Edited by Ghislain Guigon, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God
    By Christopher Hughes
    To Be Published March 17th 2015

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