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  1. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

    By Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Revisited

    Edited by Vasso Kindi, Theodore Arabatzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Up until recently, the book’s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom

    ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ 50 Years Later

    Edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Since his death in 1997, Isaiah Berlin’s writings have generated continual interest among scholars and educated readers, especially in regard to his ideas about liberalism, value pluralism, and "positive" and "negative" liberty. Most books on Berlin have examined his general political theory, but...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy

    By Peter Winch

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In the fiftieth anniversary of this book’s first release, Winch’s argument remains as crucial as ever. Originally published in 1958, The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy was a landmark exploration of the social sciences, written at a time when that field was still young and...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. ABC of Relativity

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First published in 1925, Bertrand Russell’s ABC of Relativity was considered a masterwork of its time, contributing significantly to the mass popularisation of science. Authoritative and accessible, it provides a remarkable introductory guide to Einstein’s theory of Relativity for a general...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Content and Consciousness

    By Daniel C. Dennett

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Content and Consciousness is an original and ground-breaking attempt to elucidate a problem integral to the history of Western philosophical thought: the relationship of the mind and body. In this formative work, Dennett sought to develop a theory of the human mind and consciousness based on new...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Transcendence of the Ego

    A Sketch for a Phenomenological Description

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Series: Routledge Classics

    ‘I should like to show here that the Ego is neither formally or materially in consciousness: it is outside, in the world.’ Jean-Paul Sartre The Transcendence of the Ego is one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications and essential for understanding the trajectory of his work as a...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein on Thought and Will

    By Roger Teichmann

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    This book examines in detail Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ideas on thought, thinking, will and intention, as those ideas developed over his lifetime. It also puts his ideas into context by a comparison both with preceding thinkers and with subsequent ones. The first chapter gives an account of the...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Injustice, Inequality and Ethics

    A Philisophical Introduction to Moral Problems

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Abortion, distribution of wealth, civil disobedience, reverse discrimination, sex-role stereotyping, censorship – what does philosophy have to contribute to these practical moral issues? In this important book, first published in 1982, Robin Barrow argues convincingly that the capacity to make fine...

    To Be Published June 27th 2015 by Routledge