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  • A Better Guide Than Reason

    Federalists and Anti-federalists

    By M.E. Bradford

    In this seminal volume, M. E. Bradford defines the Old Whig political tradition in American thought, showing that the inheritance of the prescriptive anti-federalists still lives. For Bradford, important elements in our heritage from the American Revolution have been systematically hidden from our…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    The Library of Conservative Thought

  • John Stuart Mill's Deliberative Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in Moral Psychology

    By Candace Vogler

    First published in 2001, this book sets out to shed light on traditional controversies in Mill scholarship, underscore the significance of the contribution Mill made to associationist psychology, argue he is not entirely successful in explaining why art matters, and that this failure is linked to a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • John Stuart Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Progress

    By Oskar Kurer

    First published in 1991, this book attempts to deal with Mill’s thought as a coherent system and tie some elements of his thoughts together. It seeks to show that he developed a set of ethical principles to underlie government intervention and provide a theory as to how it should intervene — which…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Romantic Science and the Experience of Self

    Transatlantic Crosscurrents from William James to Oliver Sacks

    By Martin Halliwell

    First published in 1999, this engaging interdisciplinary study of romantic science focuses on the work of five influential figures in twentieth-century transatlantic intellectual history. In this book, Martin Halliwell constructs an innovative tradition of romantic science by indicating points of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Morality as Rationality

    A Study of Kant's Ethics

    By Barbara Herman

    First published in 1990. The aim of this thesis is to show that the way to understand the central claims of Kant’s ethics is to accept the idea that morality is a distinctive form of rationality; that the moral "ought" belongs to a system of imperatives based in practical reason; and that moral…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Emotion, Imagination, and the Limits of Reason

    By Talia Morag

    The emotions pose many philosophical questions. We don't choose them; they come over us spontaneously. Sometimes emotions seem to get it wrong: we experience wrongdoing but do not feel anger, feel fear but recognise there is no danger. Yet often we expect emotions to be reasonable, intelligible and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Kant's Solution for Verification in Metaphysics

    By D. P. Dryer

    First published in 1966. Professor Dryer has furnished a highly illuminating account of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason by unfolding its central argument. Kant’s Solution for Verification in Metaphysics brings out the light which Kant has to throw on central topics of philosophy. It takes its place…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • The Role of Taste in Kant's Theory of Cognition

    By Hannah Ginsborg

    First published in 1990. This title, originally a Ph. D. dissertation submitted to the Department of Philosophy at Harvard University in July 1988, grew out of an interest in the foundations of twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Believing that the idea of the primacy of judgment was an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

    By Earl of Listowel

    First published in 1933. The purpose of this work was to bridge a gap in English philosophical literature by completing the elaborate history of Bosanquet and to stimulate and enrich the whole study of aesthetics by means of his personal destructive and constructive criticism. This title will be of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • Science and Aesthetic Judgement

    A Study in Taine's Critical Method

    By Sholom J. Kahn

    First published in 1953. This title provides an exposition and discussion on Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), the leader of the Naturalist movement in French criticism. The book examines his theories and some of his practice, as a critic of literature and art. A more general consideration of the chief…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

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