Philosophy: Modern Philosophy (16th Century-18th Century)

  • Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion: Descartes and Beyond book cover

    Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion

    Descartes and Beyond

    Edited by Peter Anstey, Dana Jalobeanu

    This volume explores the themes of vanishing matter, matter and the laws of nature, the qualities of matter, and the diversity of the debates about matter in the early modern period. Chapters are unified by a number of interlocking themes which together enable some of the broader contours of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy book cover

    Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy

    Edited by Gabriele Gava, Robert Stern

    Philosophers working within the pragmatist tradition have pictured their relation to Kant and Kantianism in very diverse terms: some have presented their work as an appropriation and development of Kantian ideas, some have argued that pragmatism is an approach in complete opposition to Kant. This…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Locke and Leibniz on Substance book cover

    Locke and Leibniz on Substance

    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham

    Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Pragmatic Encounters book cover

    Pragmatic Encounters

    By Richard J. Bernstein

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Kant, God and Metaphysics: The Secret Thorn book cover

    Kant, God and Metaphysics

    The Secret Thorn

    By Edward Kanterian

    Kant is widely acknowledged as the greatest philosopher of modern times. He undertook his famous critical turn to save human freedom and morality from the challenge of determinism and materialism. Intertwined with his metaphysical interests, however, he also had theological commitments, which have…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era: From living machines to affective morality book cover

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality book cover

    Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality

    By Stephen Acreman

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart, or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence: Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life book cover

    Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
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    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Morality as Rationality: A Study of Kant's Ethics book cover

    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 – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Hume’s Science of Human Nature: Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation book cover

    Hume’s Science of Human Nature

    Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation

    By David Landy

    Hume’s Science of Human Nature is an investigation of the philosophical commitments underlying Hume's methodology in pursuing what he calls ‘the science of human nature’. It argues that Hume understands scientific explanation as aiming at explaining the inductively-established universal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan: The (Bio)Power of Structure book cover

    Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan

    The (Bio)Power of Structure

    By A. Kiarina Kordela

    A. Kiarina Kordela steps beyond extant commentaries on Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism—from A. Sohn-Rethel to L. Althusser, É. Balibar, Slavoj Žižek, and others—to show that in capitalism value is the manifestation of the homology between thought and being, while their other aspect—power—is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well recognised, but scholars have recently been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam Smith’s…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    The Adam Smith Review

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