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Routledge Philosophy Companions


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Routledge Philosophy Companions offer thorough, high quality surveys and assessments of the major topics and periods in philosophy. Covering key problems, themes and thinkers, all entries are specially commissioned for each volume and written by leading scholars in the field. Clear, accessible and carefully edited and organised, Routledge Philosophy Companions are indispensable for anyone coming to a major topic or period in philosophy, as well as for the more advanced reader.

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The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

JT Paasch, Richard Cross
January 15, 2020

The Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics

The Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Benjamin Hale, Andrew Light
January 15, 2020

The Routledge Companion to Environmental Ethics is comprised of sixty original essays, which focus on how ethical questions intersect with real and pressing policy issues. Rather than overviewing abstract conceptual categories, the authors focus on specific controversies involving the environment....

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

2nd Edition

Sarah Robins, John Symons, Paco Calvo
October 18, 2019

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology, Second Edition is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the key topics, problems, concepts, and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide...

The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

1st Edition

Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone
October 10, 2019

The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five...

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature

1st Edition

Noël Carroll, John Gibson
October 01, 2019

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy. Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations what is...

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

1st Edition

Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid
October 01, 2019

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the...

Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

1st Edition

Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill
August 15, 2019

Sixteenth century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to Scholasticism, Humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. Unlike most overviews of this period, The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century...

The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

1st Edition

Peter E. Gordon, Espen Hammer, Axel Honneth
November 20, 2018

The portentous terms and phrases associated with the first decades of the Frankfurt School – exile, the dominance of capitalism, fascism – seem as salient today as they were in the early twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School addresses the many early concerns of...

The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

1st Edition

Craig Bourne, Emily Caddick Bourne
October 26, 2018

Iago’s ‘I am not what I am’ epitomises how Shakespeare’s work is rich in philosophy, from issues of deception and moral deviance to those concerning the complex nature of the self, the notions of being and identity, and the possibility or impossibility of self-knowledge and knowledge of others....

The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

1st Edition

Lorraine L Besser, Michael Slote
January 12, 2018

Virtue ethics is on the move both in Anglo-American philosophy and in the rest of the world. This volume uniquely emphasizes non-Western varieties of virtue ethics at the same time that it includes work in the many different fields or areas of philosophy where virtue ethics has recently spread its...

Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

1st Edition

Frisbee Sheffield, James Warren
January 12, 2018

The Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy is a collection of new essays on the philosophy and philosophers of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Written by a cast of international scholars, it covers the full range of ancient philosophy from the sixth century BC to the sixth century AD and...

The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy

1st Edition

Richard C. Taylor, Luis Xavier López-Farjeat
January 12, 2018

This valuable reference work synthesizes and elucidates traditional themes and issues in Islamic philosophy as well as prominent topics emerging from the last twenty years of scholarship. Written for a wide readership of students and scholars, The Routledge Companion to Islamic Philosophy is unique...

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