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  1. Science Fact and Science Fiction

    An Encyclopedia

    By Brian Stableford

    Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Encyclopedia of Military History

    Edited by James C. Bradford

    With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Wheel of Death

    Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

    By Philip Kapleau

    Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Chronology of the Cold War

    1917–1992

    By Lester Brune

    More than just a timeline, the Chronology of the Cold War is in-depth chronological narrative organized into sections. Each section carries a clear date and summary heading. The five major sections are I. Cold Peace, 1917-1940II. The Strange Alliance, 1941-1945III. Containment and Détente, 1946-...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1915 and 1990, this Routledge Library Edition collection offers a selection of scholarship on this important area of philosophy. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set, which includes volumes on...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Truth, Knowledge and Causation

    By C. J. Ducasse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1969. This book examines the fundamental concepts of metaphysics and of theory of knowledge. Topics treated include the nature of substance and of causation; their relation to natural laws, dispositions, and attributes; the nature of consciousness and purposiveness; of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Knowledge

    Papers Presented to the Study Group on Foundations of Cultural Unity, Bowdoin College, 1965 and 1966

    Edited by Marjorie Grene

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1969. Since the seventeenth century the kind of knowledge afforded by mathematical physics has come more and more to furnish mankind with an ideal for all knowledge. The ideal also carries with it a new conception of the nature of things: all things whatsoever are held to be...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Scepticism

    By Arne Naess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1968. Scepticism is generally regarded as a position which, if correct, would be disastrous for our everyday and scientific beliefs. According to this view, a sceptical argument is one that leads to the intuitively false conclusion that we cannot know anything. But there is...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

    By Henry J. Watt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge