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Forthcoming Philosophy of Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalism

    Rethinking Philosophical Method

    Edited by Eugen Fischer, John Collins

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most exciting and controversial philosophical movements today. This book explores how it is reshaping thought about philosophical method. Experimental philosophy imports experimental methods and findings from psychology into philosophy. These fresh resources...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Understanding the Tacit

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book outlines a new account of the tacit, meaning tacit knowledge, presuppositions, practices, traditions, and so forth. It includes essays on topics such as underdetermination and mutual understanding, and critical discussions of the major alternative approaches to the tacit, including...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contrastivism in Philosophy

    Edited by Martijn Blaauw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Contrastivism can be applied to a variety of problems within philosophy, and as such, it can be coherently seen as a unified movement. This volume brings together state-of-the-art research on the contrastive treatment of philosophical concepts and questions, including knowledge, belief, free will,...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Causation, Evidence, and Inference

    By Julian Reiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In this book, Reiss argues in favor of a tight fit between evidence, concept and purpose in our causal investigations in the sciences. There is no doubt that the sciences employ a vast array of techniques to address causal questions such as controlled experiments, randomized trials, statistical and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences

    Edited by Ivor Grattan-Guinness

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * Examines the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences in a cultural context, tracing their evolution from ancient times up to the twentieth century * 176 articles contributed by authors of 18 nationalities* Chronological table of main events in the development of mathematics* Fully...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Evolutionary Naturalism

    Selected Essays

    By Michael Ruse

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

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Evolution, Order and Complexity

    By Kenneth Boulding, Elias Khalil

    Evolution, Order and Complexity reflects topical interest in the relationship between the social and natural worlds. It represents the cutting edge of current thinking which challenges the natural/social dichotomy thesis by showing how the application of ideas which derive from biology can be...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Revisited

    Edited by Vasso Kindi, Theodore Arabatzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Up until recently, the book’s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Thought Experiments in Science, Philosophy, and the Arts

    Edited by Melanie Frappier, Letitia Meynell, James Robert Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    From Lucretius throwing a spear beyond the boundary of the universe to Einstein racing against a beam of light, thought experiments stand as a fascinating challenge to the necessity of data in the empirical sciences. Are these experiments, conducted uniquely in our imagination, simply rhetorical...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge