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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Sean Crawford

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Philosophy of Mind is concerned with fundamental issues about the relation between mind and body and mind and world, and with the nature of the diverse variety of mental phenomena, such as thought, self-knowledge, consciousness, perception, sensation, and emotion. Philosophers of mind explore some...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Epistemology

    A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Audi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Epistemology, or “the theory of knowledge,” is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking truths about the world and human experience. This comprehensive introduction to the field of...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Embodied Cognition

    By Lawrence Shapiro

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Embodied cognition often challenges standard cognitive science. In this outstanding introduction, Lawrence Shapiro sets out the central themes and debates surrounding embodied cognition, explaining and assessing the work of many of the key figures in the field, including George Lakoff, Alva Noë,...

    Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Practical Identity and Narrative Agency

    Edited by Kim Atkins, Catriona Mackenzie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge