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  1. Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs

    A Study of Sematology

    By Jürgen Trabant

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    Jürgen Trabant reads the profound insights into human semiosis contained in Vico's 'sematology' as both a spirited rejection of Cartesian philosophy and an early critique of enlightened logocentricism. Sean Ward's translation makes this work available to an English-reading audience for the first...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

    By Tamar Sovran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences

    By Maurice Roche

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This book looks at two ‘revolutions’ in philosophy – phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thought

    The Radical Unspoken

    By Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Presenting an engaging reflection on the work of prominent modern Iranian literary artists in exchange with contemporary Continental literary criticism and philosophy, this book tracks the idea of silence – through the prism of poetics, dreaming, movement, and the body – across the textual...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

    Edited by Nuno Venturinha

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Sixty years after its first edition, there is an increasing consensus among scholars that the work posthumously published as Philosophical Investigations represents something that is far from a complete picture of Wittgenstein’s second book project. G.H. von Wright’s seminal research on the...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation

    By Susanna Lindroos Hovinheimo

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation addresses how it is that legal texts -laws, statutes and regulations – can, and do have meaning. Conventionally, legal decisions are justified with reference to language. But since language is always open to interpretation, and so cannot fully justify...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Language and History

    Integrationist Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Love

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    When linguistics was first established as an academic discipline in the nineteenth century, it was envisaged as an essentially historical study. Languages were to be treated as historical objects, evolving through gradual but constant processes of change over long periods of time. In recent years,...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theology as an Empirical Science

    By Douglas Clyde Macintosh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Investigating the question ‘can theology, description of the divine reality, be made truly scientific?’, this book addresses logic and human knowledge alongside experimental religion. An important philosophic work by a prolific theologian also known for his later court case regarding conscientious...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge