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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Theology and Meaning

    A Critique of Metatheological Scepticism

    By Raeburne Seeley Heimbeck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    What sense, if any, does it make to speak of God? This question, of such vital importance to religious commitment, occupies an important place in discussion among Anglo-American philosophers of religion whose orientation is logical analysis. ‘Metatheological scepticism’ is the view that denies the...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. What is this thing called Philosophy of Language?

    By Gary Kemp

    Series: What is this thing called?

    Philosophy of language explores some of the fundamental yet most technical problems in philosophy, such as meaning and reference, semantics, and propositional attitudes. Some of its greatest exponents, including Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell are amongst the major...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

    By Marie McGinn

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Wittgenstein is one of the most important and influential twentieth-century philosophers in the western tradition. In his Philosophical Investigations he undertakes a radical critique of analytical philosophy's approach to both the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. The Routledge...

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Wittgenstein and Scepticism

    Edited by Denis McManus

    Wittgenstein is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last hundred years and scepticism is one of the central problems that modern philosophy faces. This collection is the first to be devoted to an examination of how that great philosopher's work bears on this fundamental philosophical problem....

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge