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  1. The Language of Criticism

    By John Casey

    First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Semantics and Metaphysics of Natural Kinds

    Edited by Helen Beebee, Nigel Sabbarton-Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Essentialism--roughly, the view that natural kinds have discrete essences, generating truths that are necessary but knowable only a posteriori--is an increasingly popular view in the metaphysics of science. At the same time, philosophers of language have been subjecting Kripke’s views about the...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Truth and Speech Acts

    Studies in the Philosophy of Language

    Edited by Dirk Greimann, Geo Siegwart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Whereas the relationship between truth and propositional content has already been intensively investigated, there are only very few studies devoted to the task of illuminating the relationship between truth and illocutionary acts. This book fills that gap. This innovative collection addresses such...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Logical Theory

    By P. F. Strawson

    First published in 1952, professor’s Strawson’s highly influential Introduction to Logical Theory provides a detailed examination of the relationship between the behaviour of words in common language and the behaviour of symbols in a logical system. He seeks to explain both the exact nature of the...

    Published March 1st 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Semantic Externalism

    By Jesper Kallestrup

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Semantic externalism is the view that the meanings of referring terms, and the contents of beliefs that are expressed by those terms, are not fully determined by factors internal to the speaker but are instead bound up with the environment. The debate about semantic externalism is one of the most...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Mystical in Wittgenstein's Early Writings

    By James Atkinson

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The aim of this book is to consider what reasonably follows from the hypothesis that the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus can be interpreted from a mystical point of view. Atkinson intends to elucidate Wittgenstein’s thoughts on the mystical in his early writings as they pertain to a number of topics...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Beyond The Tractatus Wars

    The New Wittgenstein Debate

    Edited by Rupert Read, Matthew A. Lavery

    Over fifteen years have passed since Cora Diamond and James Conant turned Wittgenstein scholarship upside down with the program of “resolute” reading, and ten years since this reading was crystallized in the major collection The New Wittgenstein. This approach remains at the center of the debate...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Challenging Moral Particularism

    Edited by Matjaž Potrc, Vojko Strahovnik, Mark Lance

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism (instead defending "generalist" theories that rest on particular abstract moral principles), but nearly all would take it to be a position...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Wittgenstein

    By William Child

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) is considered by most philosophers - even those who do not share his views - to be the most influential philosopher of the 20th century. His contributions to the philosophy of language, mind, meaning and psychology - as well as to logic, mathematics and epistemology...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind
    By Various
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. Matter, Mind and Meaning
    By Whately Carington
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  3. Brain and Mind: Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind
    Edited by J. R. Smythies
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  4. The Mind and the Soul: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
    By Jenny Teichman
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  5. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    By Kenneth Sayre
    To Be Published October 29th 2014

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