This series includes a rich backlist of some of the most important and influential philosophers from throughout the ages – including works on Plato, Nietzsche, Socrates and Rene Descartes. The latest addition to the series covers Daniel Dennett – considered one of the most central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years.
Aristotle Critical Assessments
Bertrand Russell Critical Assessments
Nietzsche Critical Assessments
Zeynep Direk, Len Lawlor
September 05, 2002
The value of these volumes lies not only in the fact that it will make many well-known essays easily available, but also that it will present many essays never before translated into English. The names alone of the authors assembled here indicate the importance of this collection, contributors ...
Daniel W. Conway
June 27, 2002
Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is widely recognized as a leading figure in the Western tradition of philosophy. Especially well known are his seminal contributions to existentialism, philosophy of religion, and cultural criticism. His novel experiments with pseudonymy, irony, satire, allegory...
David Kilfoyle, Stuart Shanker
November 15, 2001
Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a ...
May 03, 2001
Benedict de Spinoza [1632-1677] is among the most fascinating and the most controversial of Western philosophers. These volumes provide a comprehensive selection of high quality critical discussions of his philosophy published in, or translated into English since 1970. The collection is designed to...
October 19, 2000
The ideas of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and activist analyst Felix Guattari are transforming disciplinary practices across the humanities and social sciences.These three volumes gather together classic essays that demonstrate the richness of these fascinating and important thinkers ...
Lloyd P. Gerson
May 13, 1999
The works of Aristotle are central to the Western philosophical tradition, and scholarship on Aristotle, especially in English, has burgeoned enormously in the last forty years. Aristotle: Critical Assessments collects together articles on Aristotle's philosophy otherwise scattered over many ...
Daniel W. Conway
July 02, 1998
Nietzsche: Critical Assessments collects together the very best scholarship available on Nietzsche's multi-dimensional thought.Nietzsche's writings are now considered seminal to a number of scholarly disciplines, including philosophy, political theory, depth psychology, jurisprudence, rhetoric, ...
Nicholas D. Smith
March 12, 1998
The philosophy of Plato, universally acknowledged as the most important thinker of the Ancient World, is a major focus of contemporary attention - not only among philosophers, but also classicists and literary and political theorists. This set selects the best and most influential examples of ...
William J. Prior
December 05, 1996
This four volume set is a collection of some of the most significant scholarship published on the philosophy of Socrates in the last half century. The contributors include many of the most prominent scholars in this field. As the growth in Socratic studies in the past three decades is due in large...
December 22, 1994
These volumes bring together for the first time some of the most important research on the philosophy of David Hume. Hume wrote on a large variety of philosophic topics, and many of these are addressed in these volumes. The volumes cover the following areas: Volume 1 - Epistemology, Reason; Volume ...
November 11, 1993
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the seventeenth century's most important thinkers. A philosopher, mathematician and scientist, his work is comparable in scope and importance only to that of Newton and Descartes. His work dominated German philosophy until Kant, and was revived in ...