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

  • The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism book cover

    The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics: Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique book cover

    Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy book cover

    Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constantin V. Boundas, Dorothea Olkowski

    This collection, first published in 1994, contains thirteen critical essays by established scholars from the fields of philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, politics, and sociology, and a new essay by Deleuze himself. That the contributors are from a variety of fields indicates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts book cover

    Postmodernism

    Philosophy and the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This book, first published in 1990, addresses the broad cultural phenomenon that is postmodernism. The first part of the book raises some general theoretical questions about postmodernism – its language and its politics, for example. The second section attends to particular ‘sites’, namely the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Jacques Derrida book cover

    Jacques Derrida

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Maclachlan

    This collection of essays on Jacques Derrida, first published in 2004, spans nearly thirty years of critical thinking about Derrida's work. The articles selected here have never previously been collected, yet they are significant contributions that illuminate difficult and important aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra: The Tragic Buffoon book cover

    Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra

    The Tragic Buffoon, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Cauchi

    This study, first published in 1998, makes a lively and welcome contribution to the critical analysis of Nietzsche’s seminal classic This Spoke Zarathustra. Through a close textual reading of the neglected and ill-understood part four of the text, the author seeks to show that Nietzsche’s project…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • A Hundred Years of Phenomenology: Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition book cover

    A Hundred Years of Phenomenology

    Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Small

    This title was first published in 2001. This collection of new essays on phenomenological themes reviews aspects of the philosophical movement which began with the publication in 1900-01 of Edmund Husserl's path-breaking Logical Investigations. A broad survey of phenomenology is particularly timely…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Locke's Science of Knowledge book cover

    Locke's Science of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Matt Priselac

    John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a clear statement of an epistemological goal: to explain the limits of human knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. The actual text of the Essay, in stark contrast, takes a long and seemingly meandering path before returning to that goal…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Heidegger's Shadow: Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn book cover

    Heidegger's Shadow

    Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn, 1st Edition

    By Chad Engelland

    Heidegger’s Shadow is an important contribution to the understanding of Heidegger’s ambivalent relation to transcendental philosophy. Its contention is that Heidegger recognizes the importance of transcendental philosophy as the necessary point of entry to his thought, but he nonetheless comes to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art: An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature book cover

    Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art

    An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature, 1st Edition

    By Janet Wolff

    This book, first published in 1975, is an examination of the theoretical foundation of the sociology of art and literature and an in-depth study in the sociology of knowledge. In discussing and clarifying some of the important philosophical issues in this field, the constant underlying reference is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • The Dilemma of Western Philosophy book cover

    The Dilemma of Western Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Carl Mika

    This edited collection takes a multifaceted approach to the various limitations and achievements of Western philosophy. Considered on its own, Western philosophy is a highly contentious name. The contributors question its validity as a label and take to task its grand appearance within education.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
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    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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