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  1. Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Exceedingly Nietzsche

    Aspects of Contemporary Nietzsche Interpretation

    Edited by David Farrell Krell, David Wood

    Originally published in 1988, this collection brings together a wide range of original readings on Friedrich Nietzsche, reflecting many aspects of Neitzsche in contemporary philosophy, literature and the social sciences. The Nietzsche these contributors discuss is the Nietzsche who exceeds any...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Authenticity and Learning

    Nietzsche's Educational Philosophy

    By David Cooper

    David E. Cooper elucidates Nietzsche's educational views in detail, in a form that will be of value to educationalists as well as philosophers. In this title, first published in 1983, he shows how these views relate to the rest of Nietzsche's work, and to modern European and Anglo-Saxon...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. On Humanism

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Norman

    Series: Thinking in Action

    What is humanism and why does it matter? Is there any doctrine every humanist must hold? If it rejects religion, what does it offer in its place? Have the twentieth century’s crimes against humanity spelled the end for humanism? On Humanism is a timely and powerfully argued philosophical defence...

    Published January 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of the Self (Routledge Revivals)

    By Oliver Letwin

    This Routledge Revival reissues Oliver Letwin’s philosophical treatise: Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of the Self, first published in 1987, which concerns the applicability of the artistic classifications of romanticism and classicism to philosophical doctrine. Dr Letwin examines three particular...

    Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Rationality and Moral Theory

    How Intimacy Generates Reasons

    By Diane Jeske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book provides answers to both normative and metaethical questions in a way that shows the interconnection of both types of questions, and also shows how a complete theory of reasons can be developed by moving back and forth between the two types of questions. It offers an account of the...

    Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Solitary Self

    Darwin and the Selfish Gene

    By Mary Midgley

    Renowned philosopher Mary Midgley explores the nature of our moral constitution to challenge the view that reduces human motivation to self-interest. Midgley argues cogently and convincingly that simple, one-sided accounts of human motives, such as the 'selfish gene' tendency in recent...

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Of Human Potential (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in the Philosophy of Education

    By Israel Scheffler

    The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners the world over. Although this concept accurately reflects central features of human nature, its current use perpetuates traditional myths of fixity, harmony and value, calculated to cause untold...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Practical Identity and Narrative Agency

    Edited by Kim Atkins, Catriona Mackenzie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Mental as Physical
    By Edgar Wilson
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. Physicalism
    By K. V. Wilkes
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  3. The Embodied Mind
    By G. N. A. Vesey
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  4. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals): The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958
    By Michael Polanyi
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account
    By Kevin Jung
    To Be Published December 12th 2014

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