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  1. Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics

    From the True to the Good

    By Samuel C Wheeler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Much contemporary metaphysics, moved by an apparent necessity to take reality to consist of given beings and properties, presents us with what appear to be deep problems requiring radical changes in the common sense conception of persons and the world. Contemporary meta-ethics ignores questions...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory?

    Edited by Matthew C. Haug

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneur

    and Other Essays

    By Raymond Tallis

    These essays from one of our most stimulating thinkers showcase Tallis's infectious fascination, indeed intoxication, with the infinite complexity of human lives and the human condition. In the title essay, we join Tallis on a stroll around his local park - and the intricate passages of his own...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Popper’s Critical Rationalism

    A Philosophical Investigation

    By Darrell Rowbottom

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    Popper’s Critical Rationalism presents Popper’s views on science, knowledge, and inquiry, and examines the significance and tenability of these in light of recent developments in philosophy of science, philosophy of probability, and epistemology. It develops a fresh and novel philosophical position...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mulla Sadra and Metaphysics

    Modulation of Being

    By Sajjad H. Rizvi

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Mulla Sadra is one of the most important Islamic philosophers after Avicenna. In this exploration of his philosophy, Sajjad H. Rizvi examines the central doctrine of the modulation of being, and contextualises his work within the intellectual history of philosophical traditions in the Islamic East....

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Experience, Explanation and Faith

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

    By Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In this book Anthony O’Hear examines the reasons that are given for religious faith. His approach is firmly within the classical tradition of natural theology, but an underlying theme is the differences between the personal Creator of the Bible or the Koran and a God conceived of as the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Heaven Wasn't His Destination

    The Philosophy of Ludwig Feuerbach

    By William B. Chamberlain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    If forced to state Feuerbach’s philosophical genealogy, one would have to say that he was son of Hegel, father of Marx, and half-brother of Comte. In his own day he had many a celebratory and many a vilifier. His philosophy has received very little direct treatment in the English language....

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Humanity and Deity

    By Wilbur Marshall Urban

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book is an attempt at a restatement of the traditional view of the relation of God to man. In opposition to humanism which proposes a religion of pure humanity, and to the theology of crisis which, so to speak, teaches a religion of pure Deity, it maintains a view of religion and theology...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Mind and Deity

    Being the Second Series of a Course of Gifford Lectures on the General Subject of Metaphysics and Theism given in the University of Glasgow in 1940

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Complementary to Theism and Cosmology, this book begins with a discussion of philosophical and theological idea-ism, and our common beliefs concerning nature, man, and God. It is principally concerned with idealism - the place of ideals in reality rather than with the place of ideas. It discusses...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Reason, Truth and God

    By J. Renford Bambrough

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Dealing with theological affirmations and philosophical reactions to them, this concise book presents insightful applications of modern general philosophy to religion. Originally published in 1969, the book investigates epistemological thinking first before turning to notions of assertion, belief,...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge