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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Experimental Turn and the Methods of Philosophy

    By Michael J. Shaffer

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. God and the Multiverse

    Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Proper Ambition of Science

    Edited by M.W.F. Stone, Jonathan Wolff

    Series: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Commerce and Community

    Ecologies of Social Cooperation

    Edited by Robert F. Garnett Jr., Paul Lewis, Lenore T. Ealy

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Since the end of the Cold War the human face of economics has gained visibility and generated new conversations among economists and other social theorists. The reductive and mechanical "economic systems" that characterized the capitalism-vs.-socialism debates of the mid-20th century have given way...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology 

    Edited by Ron Broglio, Frederick Young

    Technology and animals often serve as the boundaries by which we define the human. In this issue contributors explore these categories as necessary supplements or as porous membranes which disturb the scaffolding of how the human is constructed. A lingering question throughout is whether we have...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to the New Cosmology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Coles

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Just what is Einstein's Theory of Relativity? The Big Bang Theory? Curvature of Spacetime? What do astronomers mean when they talk of a 'flat universe'?This approachable and authoritative guide to the cosmos answers these questions, and more. Taking advantage of the distinctive Companion format,...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from literary theory,...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge