Philosophy: History of Philosophy

  • The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930: From Frege to Ramsey book cover

    The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930

    From Frege to Ramsey, 1st Edition

    By Michael Potter

    In this book Michael Potter offers a fresh and compelling portrait of the birth of modern analytic philosophy, viewed through the lens of a detailed study of the work of the four philosophers who contributed most to shaping it:  Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Frank Ramsey…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s

    Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s "Ethics"

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noa Naaman-Zauderer

    The present volume posits the themes of freedom, action, and motivation as the central principles that drive Spinoza’s Ethics from its first part to its last. It assembles essays by internationally leading scholars who provide different, sometimes opposing interpretations of these fundamental…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • French Thought and Literary Theory in the UK book cover

    French Thought and Literary Theory in the UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irving Goh

    This collection presents a sort of counter-history or counter-genealogy of the globalization of French thought from the point of view of scholars working in the UK. While the dominating discourse would attribute the US as the source of that globalization, particularly through the 1966 conference on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Appelqvist

    The limit of language is one of the most pervasive notions found in Wittgenstein’s work, both in his early Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and his later writings. Moreover, the idea of a limit of language is intimately related to important scholarly debates on Wittgenstein’s philosophy, such as the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Logical Systems book cover

    Philosophy of Logical Systems

    1st Edition

    By Jaroslav Peregrin

    This book addresses the hasty development of modern logic, especially its introducing and embracing various kinds of artificial languages and moving from the study of natural languages to that of artificial ones. This shift seemed extremely helpful and managed to elevate logic to a new level of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic book cover

    The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic

    1st Edition

    By John N. Martin

    This book sets out for the first time in English and in the terms of modern logic the semantics of the Port Royal Logic (La Logique ou l’Art de penser, 1662-1685) of Antoine Arnauld and Pierre Nicole, perhaps the most influential logic book in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its goal is to explain how…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934): Germany and World-Historical Evolution book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the majority of this book was developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power, with additional material which reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Logic book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • An Introduction to Many-valued Logics book cover

    An Introduction to Many-valued Logics

    1st Edition

    By Robert Ackermann

    Originally published in 1967. An introduction to the literature of nonstandard logic, in particular to those nonstandard logics known as many-valued logics. Part I expounds and discusses implicational calculi, modal logics and many-valued logics and their associated calculi. Part II considers the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Words of Power: A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic book cover

    Words of Power

    A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Nye

    Originally published in 1990. A common complaint of philosophers, and men in general, has been that women are illogical. On the other hand, rationality, defined as the ability to follow logical argument, is often claimed to be a defining characteristic of man. Andrea Nye undermines assumptions…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Nondeductive Inference book cover

    Nondeductive Inference

    1st Edition

    By Robert Ackermann

    Originally published in 1966. An introduction to current studies of kinds of inference in which validity cannot be determined by ordinary deductive models. In particular, inductive inference, predictive inference, statistical inference, and decision making are examined in some detail. The last…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

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