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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 76 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Personality (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1913, Jevons’ Personality marries the disciplines of philosophy and psychology in order to question the existence of personality and the arguments surrounding it. Intriguingly, Jevons suggests that if a person can question their own personality and existence, by extension they...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal

    By Somogy Varga

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Moral Psychology

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Valerie Tiberius

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    This is the first philosophy textbook in moral psychology, introducing students to a range of philosophical topics and debates such as: What is moral motivation? Do reasons for action always depend on desires? Is emotion or reason at the heart of moral judgment? Under what conditions are people...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition

    Edited by Lawrence Shapiro

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    Embodied cognition is one of the foremost areas of study and research in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology and cognitive science. The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics and debates in this exciting subject and essential...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Will and Human Action

    From Antiquity to the Present Day

    Edited by Thomas Pink, M.W.F. Stone

    Series: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

    What is the will? And what is its relation to human action? Throughout history, philosophers have been fascinated by the idea of 'the will': the source of the drive that motivates human beings to act. However, there has never been a clear consensus as to what the will is and how it relates to human...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Attention

    By Wayne Wu

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Attention is a fundamental feature of the mind yet has languished in the backwaters of philosophy. Recent years, however, have witnessed a resurgence of philosophical interest in attention, driven by recognition that it is closely connected to consciousness, perception, agency, thought,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics

    By Jon Mills

    The first book of its kind to provide a detailed analysis of the history of the unconscious from the underworlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology to psychoanalysis and metaphysics, Jon Mills presents here a unique study of differing philosophies of the unconscious. Mills examines how three major...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Daniel Dennett

    Edited by John Symons

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) Daniel Dennett has been one of the central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years. Unlike most philosophers of his generation, Dennett’s work has resonated far and wide. It has powerfully influenced the...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Tolstoy: The Comprehensive Vision
    By E.B. Greenwood
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  2. Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour
    Edited by Marcello Basili, Nicola Dimitri, ITZHAK GILBOA
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Herbert Spencer: Legacies
    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael Taylor
    To Be Published August 18th 2014
  4. Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone
    Edited by Michela Massimi
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  5. The Experimental Turn and the Methods of Philosophy
    By Michael J. Shaffer
    To Be Published October 14th 2014

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