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Blackwell Companion to Naturalism (Hardcover)

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"Naturalism is a key but elusive notion in a vast array of contemporary philosophical debates; Kelly Clark has clone a tremendous service in bringing together a volume comprising thirty-five original essays by some of the most insightful figures in their subfields." Sarah McGrath, Princeton University

"Written by a range of experts with diverse perspectives, this comprehensive collection of original papers on naturalism tackles a wide variety of themes. Anyone interested in the nature of philosophy and its relationship to science will find much of value." James Lady man, University of Bristol

"A multidimensional treatment of a multidimensional topic. Clark's volume contains excellent articles on naturalism written from a broad range of perspectives, plus a useful introduction by the editor. A terrific volume." Theodrey Sidey, Theodrey Sidey

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, naturalism has become one of the most prominent philosophical orthodoxies in the Western academy. Yet, naturalism is more often assumed than defended, The Blackwell Companion to Naturalism offers a systematic introduction that defines, discusses, and defends philosophical naturalism. The essays collected in this volume address naturalisms role in existing cultural conversations, from Libertarianism to Confucianism, and provide detailed examinations of philosophical disciplines like metaphysics, realism, feminism, science, free will, and ethics as viewed through a naturalist lens. With contributions from an international array of established and emerging scholars from across the humanities, the collection encapsulates contemporary debates in the field, The Blackwell Companion to Naturalism provides an enlightening and accessible guide for sell identified naturalists and philosophy students alike.
Number of Pages: 534.0
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Metaphysics
Series Title: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2016
TCIN: 50862228
UPC: 9781118657607
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-2453

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