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  1. Hegel's Critique of Essence

    A Reading of the Wesenlogic

    By Franco Cirulli

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This volume shows how The Doctrine of Essence intersects with perennial philosophical questions including above all, the relationship between freedom and determinism. The Doctrine of Essence is of central importance, since it is a critical description of traditional categories which also...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Constitution of Consciousness

    A Study in Analytic Phenomenology

    By Wolfgang Huemer

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Through the work of philosophers like Sellars, Davidson, and McDowell, the question of how the mind is related to the world has gained new importance in contemporary analytic philosophy. This book demonstrates that Husserl's phenomenological analyses of the structure of consciousness can provide...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Logic and Language in Wittgenstein's Tractatus

    By Ian Proops

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This historical study investigates Ludwig Wittgenstein's early philosophy of logic and language, as it is presented in his Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The study makes a case for the Tractatus as an insightful critique of the philosophies of Bertrand Russell and Gottlob Frege-the Founding...

    Published May 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bioregionalism and Global Ethics

    A Transactional Approach to Achieving Ecological Sustainability, Social Justice, and Human Well-being

    By Richard Evanoff

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Bioregionalism and Global Ethics suggests that current trends towards globalization are creating entirely new social and environmental problems which require cross-cultural dialogue towards the creation of a new "global ethic." Current models of development are based on an implicit global ethic...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Ethics of Need

    Agency, Dignity, and Obligation

    By Sarah Clark Miller

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Ethics of Need: Agency, Dignity, and Obligation argues for the philosophical importance of the notion of need and for an ethical framework through which we can determine which needs have moral significance. In the volume, Sarah Clark Miller synthesizes insights from Kantian and feminist care...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Violence and Phenomenology

    By James Dodd

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book pursues the problem of whether violence can be understood to be constitutive of its own sense or meaning, as opposed to being merely instrumental. Dodd draws on the resources of phenomenological philosophy, and takes the form of a series of dialogues between figures both inside and...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The German Mittelweg

    Garden Theory and Philosophy in the Time of Kant

    By Michael G. Lee

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    In the 1790s, a close-knit group of German philosophers published several garden theory texts. These works are unique in that a close-knit group of philosophers had never before--and has not since--produced so many works on the topic of garden design. In essence, this cohort sought to imbue...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Immanent Word

    The Turn to Language in German Philosophy, 1759-1801

    By Katie Terezakis

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Immanent Word establishes that the philosophical study of language inaugurated in the 1759 works of Hamann and Lessing marks a paradigm shift in modern philosophy; it analyzes the transformation of that shift in works of Herder, Kant, Fichte, Novalis and Schlegel. It contends that recent...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. On Mechanism in Hegel's Social and Political Philosophy

    By Nathan Ross

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    On Mechanism in Hegel's Social and Political Philosophy examines the role of the concept of mechanism in Hegel’s thinking about political and social institutions. It counters as overly simplistic the notion that Hegel has an ‘organic concept of society’. It examines the thought of Hegel’s peers and...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Language and History in Adorno's Notes to Literature

    By Ulrich Plass

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse....

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge