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  1. 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 March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Blind Obedience

    The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy

    By Meredith Williams

    There is considerable debate amongst philosophers as to the basic philosophical problem Wittgenstein is attempting to solve in Philosophical Investigations. In this bold and original work, Meredith Williams argues that it is the problem of "normative similarity". In Blind Obedience Williams...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Objectivity, Empiricism and Truth

    By R. W. Newell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1986. Wittgenstein, William James, Thomas Kuhn and John Wisdom share an attitude towards problems in the theory of knowledge which is fundamentally in conflict with the empiricist tradition. They encourage the idea that in understanding the central concepts of epistemology –...

    To Be Published May 5th 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. 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

  6. Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt

    By Joachim Schulte

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    Wittgenstein's last work, On Certainty, is widely regarded as his third masterpiece of philosophy and one of his most enigmatic writings. On Certainty explores the ways in which claims of indisputable knowledge are expressed, and how language forms the basis of such claims. On Certainty has largely...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Seeing-as and Novelty brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Wittgenstein on Language

    By Wolfgang Kienzler

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

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