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Forthcoming Books

  1. Evolutionary Naturalism

    Selected Essays

    By Michael Ruse

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  3. The Darwinian Paradigm

    By Michael Ruse

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Explanation and Understanding

    By von Wright Georg Henrik

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    This volume distinguishes between two main traditions in the philosophy of science - the aristotelian, with its stress on explanation in terms of purpose and intentionality, and the galilean, which takes causal explanation as primary. It then traces the complex history of these competing traditions...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Political Thought of Karl Popper

    By Jeremy Shearmur

    The Political Thought of Karl Popper offers a controversial treatment of Popper's ideas about politics, informed by Shearmur's personal knowledge of Popper together with research on unpublished material in the Popper archive at the Hoover Institute.While sympathetic to Popper's overall approach,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bohm-Biederman Correspondence

    Creativity in Art and Science

    By Charles Biederman, David Bohm

    Edited by Paavo Pylkkanen

    "It was sheer chance that I encountered David Bohm's writing in 1958 ... I knew nothing about him. What struck me about his work and prompted my initial letter was his underlying effort to seek for some larger sense of reality, which seemed a very humanized search." - Charles Biederman, from the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Puzzle of Existence

    Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

    Edited by Tyron Goldschmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This groundbreaking volume investigates the most fundamental question of all: Why is there something rather than nothing? The question is explored from diverse and radical perspectives: religious, naturalistic, platonistic and skeptical. Does science answer the question? Or does theology? Does...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Ontology and Modern Economics

    Edited by Stephen Pratten

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Economists increasingly recognise that engagement with social ontology – the study of the basic subject matter and constitution of social reality - can facilitate more relevant analysis. This growing recognition amongst economists of the importance of social ontology is due very considerably to the...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone

    Edited by Michela Massimi

    What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? What is our role in the universe as human beings capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? Scientific research across both the physical and cognitive sciences...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change

    By Martin Bunzl

    When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the broad range of ethical...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge