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  1. Scepticism

    By Christopher Hookway

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Scepticism is a subject which has preoccupied philosophers for two thousand years. This book presents an historical perspective on scepticism by considering contrasting views, such as those of Sextus Empiricus, Descartes and Hume, on why scepticism is important. With its historical perspective and...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Physics and Metaphysics

    Theories of Space and Time

    By Jennifer Trusted

    Jennifer Trusted's new book argues that metaphysical beliefs are essential for scientific inquiry. The theories, presuppositions and beliefs that neither science nor everyday experience can justify are the realm of metaphysics, literally `beyond physics'. These basic beliefs form a framework for...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Metaphysics of Consciousness

    By William Seager

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Metaphysics of Consciousness opens with a development of the physicalist outlook that denies the need for any explanation of the mental. This "inexplicability" is demonstrated not to be sufficient as refutation of physicalism. However, the inescapable particularity of modes of consciousness...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

    By Giuseppina D'Oro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Giuseppina D'Oro explores Collingwood's work in epistemology and metaphysics, uncovering his importance beyond his better known work in philosophy of history and aesthetics. This major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important figures in history of philosophy will be essential...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Metaphysics: The Basics

    By Michael Rea

    Series: The Basics

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Peirce
    By Albert Atkin
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness
    By Brian Garrett
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  3. Mind, Method and Conditionals: Selected Papers
    By Frank Jackson
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  4. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published August 7th 2015
  5. Education and the Politics of Becoming
    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole
    To Be Published August 14th 2015

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