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  1. Laws in Nature

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Mumford outlines a major new theory of natural laws. His book begins with the question of whether there are any genuinely law-like phenomena in nature. The discussion addresses questions currently being debated by metaphysicians such as whether the laws of nature are necessary or contingent and...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Psychological Knowledge

    A Social History and Philosophy

    By Martin Kusch

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Psychologists and philosophers have assumed that psychological knowledge is knowledge about, and held by, the individual mind. Psychological Knowledge challenges these views. It argues that bodies of psychological knowledge are social institutions like money or the monarchy, and that mental states...

    Published March 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Feminism and Philosophy of Science

    An Introduction

    By Elizabeth Potter

    Series: Understanding Feminist Philosophy

    Reflecting upon the recent growth of interest in feminist ideas of philosophy of science, this book traces the development of the subject within the confines of feminist philosophy. It is designed to introduce the newcomer to the main ideas that form the subject area with a view to equipping...

    Published March 28th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Cause and Chance

    Causation in an Indeterministic World

    By Phil Dowe, Paul Noordhof

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Philosophers have long been fascinated by the connection between cause and effect: are 'causes' things we can experience, or are they concepts provided by our minds? The study of causation goes back to Aristotle, but resurged with David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and is now one of the most important...

    Published January 1st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Stream of Consciousness

    Unity and Continuity in Conscious Experience

    By Barry Dainton

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Barry Dainton’s controversial and highly original Stream of Consciousness aroused considerable interest when it was first published. This new paperback edition includes a postscript in which Dainton responds to some of his critics. Despite the recent upsurge of interest in consciousness, most of...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge

    Edited by Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr

    Series: Critical Concepts

    Knowledge is of crucial, and growing importance in social, political and economic relations in modern society. The range and variety of available knowledge dramatically enlarges the available options of social action. This five volume collection brings together a broad array of contributions from...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Probability

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By D.H. Mellor

    Probability: A Philosophical Introduction introduces and explains the principal concepts and applications of probability. It is intended for philosophers and others who want to understand probability as we all apply it in our working and everyday lives. The book is not a course in mathematical...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

    Critical Perspectives on Research Methods

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport is a unique interdisciplinary study that calls on researchers in these disciplines to reflect more critically on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry. In doing so, the book questions the underlying assumptions and development of science...

    Published January 6th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Karl Popper

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Philip Catton, Graham MacDonald

    One of the most original thinkers of the century, Karl Popper has inspired generations of philosophers, historians, and politicians. This collection of papers, specially written for this volume, offers fresh philosophical examination of key themes in Popper's philosophy, including philosophy of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  10. On Dialogue

    2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Never before has there been a greater need for deeper listening and more open communication to cope with the complex problems facing our organizations, businesses and societies. Renowned scientist David Bohm believed there was a better way for humanity to discover meaning and to achieve harmony. He...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge