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New and Published Books

  1. The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    By Chon Tejedor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

    By Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy

    By Heather Dyke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book is an investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. Dyke argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and suggests that the ontological significance of language has been grossly exaggerated in...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom

    By Chauncey Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language

    Edited by Gillian Russell, Delia Graff Fara

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Wittgenstein’s Enduring Arguments

    Edited by Edoardo Zamuner, D. K. Levy

    Fifty years after Wittgenstein's death, his philosophy and the arguments it embodied remain vital and applicable. Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments illustrates the use of Wittgenstein's thought for continuing philosophical debates, old and new. Featuring essays by leading international philosophers...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism

    Edited by Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Pauliina Remes

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Departing from Frege

    Essays in the Philosophy of Language

    By Mark Sainsbury

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Frege is now regarded as one of the world's greatest philosophers, and the founder of modern logic. Mark Sainsbury argues that we must depart considerably from Frege's views if we are to work towards an adequate conception of natural language. This is an outstanding contribution to philosophy of...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Deleuze and Pragmatism
    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  2. Mind, Language and Subjectivity: Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought
    By Nicholas Georgalis
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind
    By Various
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  4. Matter, Mind and Meaning
    By Whately Carington
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  5. Brain and Mind: Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind
    Edited by J. R. Smythies
    To Be Published October 29th 2014

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