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New and Published Books

  1. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume 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 or novel...

    Published December 19th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein and Naturalism

    Edited by Kevin M. Cahill, Thomas Raleigh

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy

    The Iridescent Thing

    By Alan Bass

    Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy explores how and why Freud’s late work on fetishism led to the beginnings of a re-formulation of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. Freud himself, however, was unaware of the long history of the concept of fetishism, a history crucial to...

    Published December 5th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Know Thyself

    The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

    By Mitchell S. Green

    Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge. Mitchell S. Green calls on classical sources like Plato and Descartes, 20th-century thinkers like Freud, recent developments in neuroscience and experimental psychology,...

    Published November 30th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Conservative Reductionism

    By Michael Esfeld, Christian Sachse

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    Conservative Reductionism sets out a new theory of the relationship between physics and the special sciences within the framework of functionalism. It argues that it is wrong-headed to conceive an opposition between functional and physical properties (or functional and physical descriptions,...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Mind, Language and Subjectivity

    Minimal Content and the Theory of Thought

    By Nicholas Georgalis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ‘thought-tokens’ and minimal content and...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology

    Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

    Edited by Daniel O. Dahlstrom, Andreas Elpidorou, Walter Hopp

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    This volume identifies and develops how philosophy of mind and phenomenology interact in both conceptual and empirically-informed ways. The objective is to demonstrate that phenomenology, as the first-personal study of the contents and structures of our mentality, can provide us with insights into...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  8. The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Personal Identity and Applied Ethics

    A Historical and Philosophical Introduction

    By Andrea Sauchelli

    'Soul', 'self', ‘substance’ and 'person' are just four of the terms often used to refer to the human individual. Cutting across metaphysics, ethics, and religion the nature of personal identity is a fundamental and long-standing puzzle in philosophy. Personal Identity and Applied Ethics introduces...

    Published November 20th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara

    Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra, 2nd Edition

    By Prem Saran

    This book offers a social–scientific interpretation of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of Tantra dating back 15 centuries. It is a self-reflexive study approached with an insider’s empathy and the perspective of an Indologist, anthropologist, mystic and practitioner of the cult.  The work...

    Published November 14th 2017 by Routledge India