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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 80 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. Herbert Spencer: Legacies

    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael W. Taylor

    Herbert Spencer: Legacies explores and assesses the impact of the ideas and work of the great Victorian polymath Herbert Spencer across a wide range of disciplines. In the course of the essays a significant re-evaluation of his influence on Victorian and Edwardian thought is provided. Spencer's...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Processes and Economic Behaviour

    Edited by Marcello Basili, Nicola Dimitri, ITZHAK GILBOA

    Series: Routledge Siena Studies in Political Economy

    In recent years the understanding of the cognitive foundations of economic behavior has become increasingly important. This volume contains contributions from such leading scholars as Adam Brandenburger, Michael Bacharach and Patrick Suppes. It will be of great interest to academics and researchers...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tolstoy: The Comprehensive Vision

    By E.B. Greenwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy was as much a philosopher as a novelist. From the entries in his early diaries through to the great novels he was constantly searching for a comprehensive vision, equal to ‘the confusion of life’. It was in his personal diaries that Tolstoy first attempted a ‘literary psychology’ to reveal...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone
    Edited by Michela Massimi
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  2. The Biological Mind: A Philosophical Introduction
    By Justin Garson
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind
    By Various
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  4. Matter, Mind and Meaning
    By Whately Carington
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  5. Brain and Mind: Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind
    Edited by J. R. Smythies
    To Be Published October 28th 2014

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