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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 72 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. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. On Habit

    By Clare Carlisle

    Series: Thinking in Action

    For Aristotle, excellence is not an act but a habit, and Hume regards habit as ‘the great guide of life’. However, for Proust habit is problematic: ‘if habit is a second nature, it prevents us from knowing our first.’ What is habit? Do habits turn us into machines or free us to do more creative...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Current Controversies in Experimental Philosophy

    Edited by Edouard Machery, Elizabeth O'Neill

    Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most active and exciting areas in philosophy today. In Current Controversies in Experimental Philosophy, Elizabeth O’Neill and Edouard Machery have brought together twelve leading philosophers to debate four topics central to recent research in experimental...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mind (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ashok Vohra

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Philosophers since Descartes have felt themselves compelled to make a choice between mind and body. Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mind, first published in 1986, argues that there is no genuine epistemological problem of mind, and that the widespread philosophical scepticism with regard to our...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals)

    Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects

    By Stephen Mulhall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    On Being in the World, first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy. The starting point is the idea of ‘continuous aspect perception’, which connects Wittgenstein...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Attention
    By Wayne Wu
    To Be Published May 4th 2014
  2. The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition
    Edited by Lawrence Shapiro
    To Be Published May 6th 2014
  3. Moral Psychology: A Contemporary Introduction
    By Valerie Tiberius
    To Be Published June 18th 2014
  4. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness
    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno
    To Be Published June 23rd 2014
  5. Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal
    By Somogy Varga
    To Be Published July 10th 2014

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