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  1. 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...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Ontology and Modern Economics

    Edited by Stephen Pratten

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Economists increasingly recognise that engagement with social ontology – the study of the basic subject matter and constitution of social reality - can facilitate more relevant analysis. This growing recognition amongst economists of the importance of social ontology is due very considerably to the...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 12th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Science

    By Steve Fuller

    Series: The Art of Living

    In this challenging and provocative book, Steve Fuller contends that our continuing faith in science in the face of its actual history is best understood as the secular residue of a religiously inspired belief in divine providence. Our faith in science is the promise of a life as it shall be, as...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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