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  1. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Anatomy of Inquiry (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The Neo-Kantian Reader

    Edited by Sebastian Luft

    The latter half of the nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth century witnessed a remarkable resurgence of interest in Kant’s philosophy in Continental Europe, the effects of which are still being felt today. The Neo-Kantian Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge