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Major Works: Philosophy

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 803 new and published major works in the subject of Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Ways of Knowledge and Experience

    By Louis Arnaud Reid

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. This book is a study of some important ways of knowledge and experience and of the symbols through which they become articulate. Both ‘knowledge’ and ‘experience’ are interpreted in wide senses which are sanctioned by common use – though not always by the usage of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Appeal to the Given

    A Study in Epistemology

    By Jacob Joshua Ross

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1970. This work evaluates the appeal to the sensually given which played an important role in epistemological discussions during the early 20th Century. While many contemporary philosophers regarded this appeal as a mistake, there were still some who defended the notion of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Reliability of the Cognitive Mechanism

    A Mechanist Account of Empirical Justification

    By William J. Talbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. Examining epistemic justification, truth and logic, this book works towards a holistic theory of knowledge. It discusses evidence, belief, reliability and many philosophical theories surrounding the nature of true knowledge. A thorough Preface updates the main work...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Problem of Knowledge

    By Douglas Clyde Macintosh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1916. This book reviews the common problems of philosophy and then critiques the varied epistemological theories of the time. A theory of knowledge may be either dualistic or monistic and realistic or idealistic. Examining the resulting doctrines at the beginning, this book...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Analysis of Knowledge

    By Ledger Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1940. Firstly, this book seeks to combine epistemology and the new developments of the time in psychology. It holds that no epistemology can be sound if it is psychologically defective, nor can a psychological analysis of knowledge be philosophically naïve. Secondly, it...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Theory of Knowledge

    An Introduction

    By A. D. Woozley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1949. Understanding the questions is the major problem when beginning philosophy. This book does not attempt to provide the answers, but defines the questions and shows by example how they should be tackled. Subjects treated include the nature of the objects of thought and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Scepticism and the First Person

    By Samuel Charles Coval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1966. This book considers the perceived asymmetries between the self and others, or between self and things. An in-depth analysis of scepticism, dualism, belief, knowledge and semantics. A topic which is central to both epistemology but also the whole of contemporary...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Truth & Denotation

    A Study in Semantical Theory

    By R. M. Martin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1958. A study in the logical foundations of modern theoretical semantics, this book is concerned with notions of designation and consistency as well as denotation and truth. It presents several semantical theories, each of which with what were new concepts or treatments from...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Skepticism and the Definition of Knowledge

    By Gilbert Harman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. This study argues that scepticism is an intelligible view and that the issue scepticism raises is whether or not certain sceptical hypotheses are as plausible as the ordinary views we accept. It discusses psychological concepts, definitions of knowledge, belief and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Studies

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is divided into four parts, each looking at contemporary issues. Beginning with ‘The Liberators of the Mind’, the author discusses important thinkers of the time, such as Tolstoy and Nietzsche. The second part looks at ‘The War and the Peace’, which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge