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  1. 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

  2. Artificial Intelligence: The Basics

    By Kevin Warwick

    Series: The Basics

    'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.' - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011 Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

    Edited by John Symons, Paco Calvo

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Why Things Matter

    The Place of Values in Science, Psychoanalysis and Religion

    By David M. Black

    In this book, David M. Black asks questions such as 'why do we care?' and 'what gives our values power?' using ideas from psychoanalysis and its adjacent sciences such as neuroscience and evolutionary biology in order to do so. Why Things Matter explores how the comparatively new scientific...

    Published April 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Conservative Reductionism

    By Michael Esfeld, Christian Sachse

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    Conservative Reductionism sets out a new theory of the relationship between physics and the special sciences within the framework of functionalism. It argues that it is wrong-headed to conceive an opposition between functional and physical properties (or functional and physical descriptions,...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Self-Knowledge

    By Brie Gertler

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    How do you know your own thoughts and feelings? Do we have ‘privileged access’ to our own minds? Does introspection provide a grasp of a thinking self or ‘I’? The problem of self-knowledge is one of the most fascinating in all of philosophy and has crucial significance for the philosophy of mind...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Freedom of the Will

    A Conditional Analysis

    By Ferenc Huoranszki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    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 November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Kant’s Theory of the Self

    By Arthur Melnick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    The self for Kant is something real, and yet is neither appearance nor thing in itself, but rather has some third status. Appearances for Kant arise in space and time where these are respectively forms of outer and inner attending (intuition). Melnick explains the "third status" by identifying...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Causation and Laws of Nature

    By Max Kistler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This is the first English translation of Causalite´ et Lois de La Nature, and is an important contribution to the theory of causation. Max Kistler reconstructs a unified concept of causation that is general enough to adequately deal with both elementary physical processes, and the macroscopic level...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge