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  1. Dictionary of Critical Realism

    Edited by Mervyn Hartwig

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Dictionary of Critical Realism fulfils a vital gap in the literature, Critical Realism is often criticised for being too opaque and deploying too much jargon, thereby making the concepts inaccessible for a wider audience. However, as Hartwig puts it 'Just as the tools of the various skilled trades...

    Published March 1st 2007 by Routledge

  2. Conceptual Systems

    By Harold I. Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    New concepts are constantly being introduced into our thinking. Conceptual Systems explores how these new concepts are entered into our systems along with sufficient continuity with older ideas to ensure understanding. The encyclopedic breadth of this text highlights the many different aspects and...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Darwin

    By Tim Lewens

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    In this invaluable book, Tim Lewens shows in a clear and accessible manner how important Darwin is for philosophy and how his work has shaped and challenged the very nature of the subject. Beginning with an overview of Darwin’s life and work, the subsequent chapters discuss the full range of...

    Published October 27th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Special Theory of Relativity

    By David Bohm

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In these inspiring lectures David Bohm explores Albert Einstein’s celebrated Theory of Relativity that transformed forever the way we think about time and space. Yet for Bohm the implications of the theory were far more revolutionary both in scope and impact even than this. Stepping back from...

    Published September 4th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Peirce
    By Albert Atkin
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Science and Narratives of Nature: East and West
    Edited by Jobin M. Kanjirakkat, Gordon McOuat, Sundar Sarukkai
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  3. Evolutionary Naturalism: Selected Essays
    By Michael Ruse
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  4. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)
    By Sue Blundell
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  5. Contrastivism in Philosophy
    Edited by Martijn Blaauw
    To Be Published August 7th 2015

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