Philosophy: History of Philosophy

  • Socrates, The Original and its Images book cover

    Socrates, The Original and its Images

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Blum

    This book, first published in 1978, is a radical approach to the philosophical distinction between Being and beings, in which the life of Socrates is used as the metaphor for the theoretical life, in contrast to the continuous historical interest in that life as an object for biographical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • A History of Utilitarian Ethics: Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875 book cover

    A History of Utilitarian Ethics

    Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hollander

    In this landmark volume, Samuel Hollander presents a fresh and compelling history of moral philosophy from Locke to John Stuart Mill, showing that a ‘moral sense’ can actually be considered compatible with utilitarianism. The book also explores the link between utilitarianism and distributive…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke book cover

    The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
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  • John Locke: Prophet of Common Sense book cover

    John Locke

    Prophet of Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By M. V. C. Jeffreys

    Originally published in 1967. Locke's views in the field of education had great influence in the UK and abroad; and the aim of this book is to present them in the context of his general philosophical thinking, since it was mainly as a philosopher that Locke won his place in history. Because Locke…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
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  • Private and Public: Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson book cover

    Private and Public

    Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Gobetti

    Originally published in 1992. This arresting and innovative book combines political theory with the history of political thought to question the conceptual conventions and tacit assumptions which surround the concepts of private and public. In seeking the foundations of the modern liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
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  • Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy: A Series of Essays book cover

    Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy

    A Series of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by George L. Kline

    Originally published in 1952. This book collects numerous works on the revival of Spinoza scholarship in the Soviet Union during the 1920s and 30's, including the emergence of conflicting Marxist schools of Spinoza interpretation. This work includes translations by Kline of seven major articles on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
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  • Medieval Logic and Metaphysics: A Modern Introduction book cover

    Medieval Logic and Metaphysics

    A Modern Introduction, 1st Edition

    By D.P. Henry

    Originally published in 1972, Medieval Logic and Metaphysics shows how formal logic can be used in the clarification of philosophical problems. An elementary exposition of Leśniewski’s Onotology, an important system of contemporary logic, is followed by studies of central philosophical themes such…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Minds: Mental Health in the Middle Ages book cover

    Medieval Minds

    Mental Health in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Graham

    Originally published in 1967 Medieval Minds looks at the Middle Ages as a period with changing attitudes towards mental health and its treatment. The book argues that it was a period that that bridged the ancient with the modern, ignorance with knowledge and superstition with science. The Middle…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set collects together a vital selection of works on Existentialism, including the key Introduction to the New Existentialism by Colin Wilson. Some of the titles were early works written as this new philosophy spread into the English language, while others are more recent examinations.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • The Concept of Freedom and the Development of Sartre's Early Political Thought book cover

    The Concept of Freedom and the Development of Sartre's Early Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Merkel

    This book, first published in 1987, is a study of the development of Sartre’s political thought from the late 1920s to the liberation of France in 1944, concentrating particularly upon his concept of freedom. It is argued that the evolution of Sartre’s thinking can be regarded as constituting a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Sartre and his Predecessors: The Self and the Other book cover

    Sartre and his Predecessors

    The Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By William Ralph Schroeder

    This study, first published in 1984, presents an explanation and critical examination of the theories of Sartre, Heidegger, Husserl and Hegel on the fundamental relationships between persons. It also synthesizes the results into a new conception of one’s relation to other people. Sartre’s famous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Situation and Human Existence: Freedom, Subjectivity and Society book cover

    Situation and Human Existence

    Freedom, Subjectivity and Society, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Kruks

    Social philosophy oscillates between two opposing ideas: that individuals fashion society, and that society fashions individuals. The concept of ‘situation’ was elaborated by the French existentialist thinkers to avoid this dilemma. Individuals are seen as actively situating themselves in society…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

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