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New and Published Books

  1. The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

    By Geoffrey Madell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958

    By Michael Polanyi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was an eminent theorist across the fields of philosophy, physical chemistry and economics. Elected to the Royal Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his contributions to research in the social sciences, and his theories on positivism and knowledge, are...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Malcolm Budd

    First published in 1989, this book tackles a relatively little-explored area of Wittgenstein’s work, his philosophy of psychology, which played an important part in his late philosophy. Writing with clarity and insight, Budd traces the complexities of Wittgenstein’s thought, and provides a detailed...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Animal Mind

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition

    By Kristin Andrews

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Believing Against the Evidence

    Agency and the Ethics of Belief

    By Miriam Schleifer McCormick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The question of whether it is ever permissible to believe on insufficient evidence has once again become a live question. Greater attention is now being paid to practical dimensions of belief, namely issues related to epistemic virtue, doxastic responsibility, and voluntarism. In this book,...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Reissuing works originally published between 1949 and ‘79, this set presents a rich selection of renowned scholarship across the subject, touching also on ethics, religion, and psychology and other behavioural science. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Matter, Mind and Meaning

    By Whately Carington

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This volume is concerned with the philosophical foundations of Psychical Research. Traditional metaphysical theories have led to apparently insoluble problems concerning the nature of mind, of matter and the relation between the two. The author holds that these theories arise from misconception...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Brain and Mind

    Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind

    Edited by J. R. Smythies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Presenting some modern views on the problem of the nature of mind and its relationship to the brain, this book, published in 1965, brings together contributors from various disciplines which are affected by this issue. Coming from different philosophical outlooks as well as subjects, these...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Mind and the Soul

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

    By Jenny Teichman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The concepts of mind and soul have occupied the thoughts of philosophers throughout the ages and have given rise to numerous conflicting theories. This book provides an incisive and stimulating introduction to central tropics in the philosophy of mind. The author writes about the differences and...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Freud, 2nd Edition
    By Jonathan Lear
    To Be Published January 6th 2015
  2. Essays on Freedom of Action (Routledge Revivals)
    By Ted Honderich
    To Be Published January 30th 2015
  3. Imagination and the Imaginary
    By Kathleen Lennon
    To Be Published February 25th 2015
  4. Wittgenstein and Perception
    Edited by Michael Campbell, Michael O'Sullivan
    To Be Published February 25th 2015
  5. Methods of Exploring Emotions
    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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