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  1. Evolutionary Naturalism

    Selected Essays

    By Michael Ruse

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

    Published August 15th 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....

    Published August 15th 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....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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of Popper's ideas about politics, informed by Shearmur's personal knowledge of Popper together with research on unpublished material in the Popper archive at the Hoover Institute.While sympathetic to Popper's overall approach,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Journeys in Complexity

    Autobiographical Accounts by Leading Systems and Complexity Thinkers

    Edited by Alfonso Montuori

    In this book, fascinating autobiographical accounts by leading scholars in a variety of fields and disciplines provide a rich introduction to the art and science of complexity and systems thinking. We learn how the authors’ interest in complexity thinking developed, the key figures and texts they...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Evolution (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1900, this philosophical essay on Evolution questions how the acceptance of Evolution as scientific should influence the thoughts and actions of humankind from the perspective of morality and moral conduct. In his discussion, Frank B. Jevons deals with such subjects as pessimism...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Possibility of Naturalism

    A philosophical critique of the contemporary human sciences, 4th Edition

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Since its original publication in 1979, The Possibility of Naturalism has been one of the most influential works in contemporary philosophy of science and social science. It is one of the cornerstones of the critical realist position, which is now widely seen as offering perhaps the only viable...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

    By James Robert Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts of both approaches, Brown defends Platonism by arguing...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Ontology and Modern Economics
    Edited by Stephen Pratten
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone
    Edited by Michela Massimi
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change
    By Martin Bunzl
    To Be Published October 12th 2014
  4. The Experimental Turn and the Methods of Philosophy
    By Michael J. Shaffer
    To Be Published October 14th 2014
  5. God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives
    Edited by Klaas Kraay
    To Be Published October 21st 2014

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