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  • Ascent to the Absolute: Metaphysical Papers and Lectures book cover

    Ascent to the Absolute

    Metaphysical Papers and Lectures, 1st Edition

    By John Niemeyer Findlay

    Originally published in 1970. This book is a collection of lectures and papers given by Professor Findlay in the 1960s. The theme is an argument for a metaphysical Absolute, in the sense of post-Hegelian Idealism. Findlay’s word for the Absolute process is ‘Enterprise’, which must be necessary in…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Reality and Value: An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value book cover

    Reality and Value

    An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Campbell Garnett

    Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Existence of the World: An Introduction to Ontology book cover

    The Existence of the World

    An Introduction to Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Grossmann

    Originally published in 1992. The history of Western philosophy can be seen as a battle between those that insist that the "physical universe" exists and those would claim that there is a much larger "world" which contains atemporal and nonspatial things as well. The central part of this book,…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Nature of Things book cover

    The Nature of Things

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Quinton

    Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical refinement of the everyday notion of a thing. Four distinct, but not unconnected, problems about substance are identified: what accounts for the individuality of a thing;…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Approach to Metaphysics book cover

    The Approach to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1947. This book looks at contemporary conundrums in philosophical tendencies, bringing the reader a first-principles review of the purpose of such enquiries in relation to modern life. It presents the importance of the history of the development of philosophical thought,…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Metaphysics book cover

    Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By William H. Walsh

    Originally published in 1963. An outline of the metaphysical positions held by such major philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hegel, Kant, Hume, Moore, Bradley, Wittgenstein. The author maintains – controversially – that metaphysical arguments have a close bearing on religious and moral…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Methods of Metaphysics book cover

    Methods of Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Alan White

    Originally published in 1987. This book comprises a critical exposition of the thoughts on metaphysics of the major philosophers of the tradition. It introduces the ideas of these philosophers to students but is of interest to teachers as well. The author begins with a survey of the metaphysical…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • An Introduction to Metaphysics book cover

    An Introduction to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By C. H. Whiteley

    Originally published in 1950. For those interested in the fundamental problems of philosophy but not familiar with its technicalities, this book introduces the main type of theory in metaphysics, not by a catalogue of philosophers’ opinions but by a continuous train of reasoning. The central theme…

    Paperback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Homes Fit For Heroes: The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain book cover

    Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swenarton

    Homes fit for Heroes looks at the pledge made 100 years ago by the Lloyd George government to build half a million ‘homes fit for heroes’ – the pledge which made council housing a major part of the housing system in the UK. Originally published in 1981, the book is the only full-scale study of the…

    Paperback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Protestant Missions and the Conversion of Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    British Protestant Missions and the Conversion of Europe, 1600-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Maghenzani, Stefano Villani

    This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between 1600 and 1900. Continental Europe was considered a missionary land—another periphery of the world, whose centre was imperial Britain. British missions to Europe were informed by…

    Hardback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism

  • From Public Spectacle to Hidden Ritual: Execution Culture in Nineteenth Century Britain book cover

    From Public Spectacle to Hidden Ritual

    Execution Culture in Nineteenth Century Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Rutherford, Clare Sandford-Couch, Patrick Low

    This edited collection offers multi-disciplinary reflections and analysis on a variety of themes centred on nineteenth century executions in the UK, many specifically related to the fundamental change in capital punishment culture as the execution moved from the public arena to behind the prison…

    Hardback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Staging Favorites: Theatrical Representations of Political Favoritism in the Early Modern Courts of Spain, France, and England book cover

    Staging Favorites

    Theatrical Representations of Political Favoritism in the Early Modern Courts of Spain, France, and England, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Gómez Martos

    Staging Favorites explores theatrical representations of royal favorites in Spanish, French, and English dramatic production during the late-sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. During this time, the courts of Spain, France, and England were dominated by all-powerful ministers who enjoyed royal…

    Hardback – 2020-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

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