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  1. Ineffability and Philosophy

    By André Kukla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Presenting a fascinating analysis of the idea of what can't be said, this book ascertains whether the notion of there being a truth, or a state of affairs, or knowledge that can't be expressed linguistically is a coherent notion. The author distinguishes different senses in which it might...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Quine

    By Peter Hylton

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    Quine was one of the foremost philosophers of the Twentieth century. In this outstanding overview of Quine's philosophy, Peter Hylton shows why Quine is so important and how his philosophical naturalism has been so influential within analytic philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Quine's...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Arguing About Language

    Edited by Darragh Byrne, Max Kolbel

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Language presents a comprehensive selection of key readings on fundamental issues in the philosophy of language. It offers a fresh and exciting introduction to the subject, addressing both perennial problems and emerging topics. Classic readings from Frege, Russell, Kripke, Chomsky,...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Contest of Faculties (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction

    By Christopher Norris

    This Routledge Revival, first published in 1985, gives detailed attention to the bearing of literary theory on questions of truth, meaning and reference. On the one hand, deconstruction brings a vigilant awareness of the figural and narrative tropes that make up the discourse of philosophic reason....

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Force of Argument

    Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley

    Edited by Jonathan Lear, Alex Oliver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic. He has illuminated Aristotle’s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection, and has worked to debunk the...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Linguistics of Laughter

    A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The Linguistics of Laughter examines what speakers try to achieve by producing ‘laughter-talk’ (the talk preceding and eliciting an episode of laughter) and, by using abundant examples from language corpora, what hearers are signalling when they produce laughter. In particular, Alan Partington...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Fiction and Fictionalism

    By R. M. Sainsbury

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Are fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes real? What can fiction tell us about the nature of truth and reality? In this excellent introduction to the problem of fictionalism R. M. Sainsbury covers the following key topics: what is fiction? realism about fictional objects, including the...

    Published August 12th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Analyticity

    By Cory Juhl, Eric Loomis

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Analyticity, or the 'analytic/synthetic' distinction is one of the most important and controversial problems in contemporary philosophy. It is also essential to understanding many developments in logic, philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics. In this outstanding introduction to...

    Published August 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Collected Essays 1929 - 1968

    Collected Papers Volume 2

    By Gilbert Ryle

    Gilbert Ryle was one of the most important and yet misunderstood philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Long unavailable, Collected Essays 1929-1968: Collected Papers Volume 2 stands as testament to the astonishing breadth of Ryle’s philosophical concerns. This volume showcases Ryle’s...

    Published June 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. From Truth to Reality

    New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics

    Edited by Heather Dyke

    Questions about truth and questions about reality are intimately connected. One can ask whether numbers exist by asking "Are there numbers?" But one can also ask what arguably amounts to the same question by asking "Is the sentence 'There are numbers' true?" Such semantic ascent implies...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind
    By Various
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  2. Matter, Mind and Meaning
    By Whately Carington
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  3. Brain and Mind: Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind
    Edited by J. R. Smythies
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  4. The Mind and the Soul: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
    By Jenny Teichman
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  5. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    By Kenneth Sayre
    To Be Published October 28th 2014

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