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New and Published Books

  1. New Essays on Thomas Reid

    Edited by Patrick Rysiew

    Thomas Reid (1710-96) was a contemporary of both David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and a central figure in the Scottish School of Common Sense. Until recently, his work has been largely neglected, and often misunderstood. Like Kant, Reid cited Hume’s Treatise as the main spur to his own philosophical...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Utilitarianism

    A Contemporary Statement

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1991, the author Dr Robin Barrow adopts the view that utilitarianism is the most coherent and persuasive ethical theory we have and argues in favour of a specific form of rule-utilitarianism. This book will be of interest to students of philosophy....

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language, Intelligence, and Thought

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this text, first published in 1993, Barrow decisively rejects the traditional assumption that intelligence has no educational significance and contends instead that intelligence is developed by the enlargement of understanding. Arguing that much educational research is driven by a concept of...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Emotion and Reason

    Mind, Brain, and the Social Domains of Work and Love

    By Warren D. TenHouten

    Although much academic work has been done on the areas of mind, brain, and society, a theoretical synthesis of the three levels of analysis – the biological, the mental, and the social – has not until now been put forward. In Emotion and Reason, Warren TenHouten presents a truly comprehensive...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Freedom of the Will

    A Conditional Analysis

    By Ferenc Huoranszki

    Freedom of the Will provides a novel interpretation of G. E. Moore’s famous conditional analysis of free will and discusses several questions about the meaning of free will and its significance for moral responsibility. Although Moore’ theory has a strong initial appeal, most metaphysicians believe...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Kant’s Inferentialism

    The Case Against Hume

    By David Landy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Kant’s Inferentialism draws on a wide range of sources to present a reading of Kant’s theory of mental representation as a direct response to the challenges issued by Hume in A Treatise of Human Nature. Kant rejects the conclusions that Hume draws on the grounds that these are predicated on Hume’s...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Methods of Exploring Emotions

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Phenomenology

    By Elijah Chudnoff

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Phenomenology is about subjective aspects of the mind, such as the conscious states associated with vision and touch, and the conscious states associated with emotions and moods, such as feelings of elation or sadness. These states have a distinctive first-person ‘feel’ to them, called their...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought

    A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism

    By Christian Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Does thought depend on language? Primarily as a consequence of the cognitive turn in empirical disciplines like psychology and ethology, many current empirical researchers and empirically minded philosophers tend to answer this question in the negative. This book rejects this mainstream view and...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Imagination and the Imaginary

    By Kathleen Lennon

    The concept of the imaginary is pervasive within contemporary thought, yet can be a baffling and often controversial term. In Imagination and the Imaginary, Kathleen Lennon explores the links between imagination - regarded as the faculty of creating images or forms - and the imaginary, which links...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge