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The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen
July 17, 2019

The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out...

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Thomas Nys, Stephen De Wijze
May 22, 2019

Why ought we concern ourselves with understanding a concept of evil? It is an elusive and politically charged concept which critics argue has no explanatory power and is a relic of a superstitious and primitive religious past. Yet its widespread use persists today: we find it invoked by politicians...

The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

1st Edition

Sophie Gibb, Robin Findlay Hendry, Tom Lancaster
March 15, 2019

Emergence is often described as the idea that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts: interactions among the components of a system lead to distinctive novel properties. It has been invoked to describe the flocking of birds, the phases of matter and human consciousness, along with many...

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck

1st Edition

Ian M. Church, Robert J. Hartman
February 25, 2019

Luck permeates our lives, and this raises a number of pressing questions: What is luck? When we attribute luck to people, circumstances, or events, what are we attributing? Do we have any obligations to mitigate the harms done to people who are less fortunate? And to what extent is deserving praise...

The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

1st Edition

Adrienne M. Martin
December 13, 2018

The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning, value, and predicaments of love, presented in a unique framework that highlights the rich variety of methods and traditions used to engage with these subjects. This volume...

The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology

The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology

1st Edition

Aaron Zimmerman, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons
November 16, 2018

The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology brings together philosophers, cognitive scientists, developmental and evolutionary psychologists, animal ethologists, intellectual historians, and educators to provide the most comprehensive analysis of the prospects for moral knowledge ever assembled in...

The Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology

The Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology

1st Edition

Heather Battaly
September 10, 2018

What is an epistemic virtue? Are epistemic virtues reliable? Are they motivated by a love of truth? Do epistemic virtues produce knowledge and understanding? How can we develop epistemic virtues? The Routledge Handbook of Virtue Epistemology answers all of these questions. This landmark volume...

The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

1st Edition

David Coady, James Chase
August 30, 2018

While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically...

The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind

The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind

1st Edition

Mark Sprevak, Matteo Colombo
August 28, 2018

Computational approaches dominate contemporary cognitive science, promising a unified, scientific explanation of how the mind works. However, computational approaches raise major philosophical and scientific questions. In what sense is the mind computational? How do computational approaches explain...

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children

1st Edition

Anca Gheaus, Gideon Calder, Jurgen De Wispelaere
July 23, 2018

Childhood looms large in our understanding of human life, as a phase through which all adults have passed. Childhood is foundational to the development of selfhood, the formation of interests, values and skills and to the lifespan as a whole. Understanding what it is like to be a child, and what...

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction

1st Edition

Hanna Pickard, Serge H Ahmed
June 11, 2018

The problem of addiction is one of the major challenges and controversies confronting medicine and society. It also poses important and complex philosophical and scientific problems. What is addiction? Why does it occur? And how should we respond to it, as individuals and as a society? The...

The Routledge Handbook of Consciousness

The Routledge Handbook of Consciousness

1st Edition

Rocco J. Gennaro
March 26, 2018

There has been an explosion of work on consciousness in the last 30–40 years from philosophers, psychologists, and neurologists. Thus, there is a need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive volume in the field that brings together contributions from a wide range of experts on fundamental and...

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