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

  • The Unreasonable Silence of the World: Universal Reason and the Wreck of the Enlightenment Project book cover

    The Unreasonable Silence of the World

    Universal Reason and the Wreck of the Enlightenment Project, 1st Edition

    By Gary Sauer-Thompson, Joseph Wayne Smith

    Published in 1997. This book develops a postmodernist critique of philosophy - although not the postmodernism of literary philosophers such as Derrida. This postmodernism is one of ecological limitationism coupled with a practical common sense ’realism’. The authors affirm the reality of life-world…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Core Questions in Philosophy book cover

    Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Hume's Enquiry: Expanded and Explained book cover

    Hume's Enquiry

    Expanded and Explained, 1st Edition

    By David Hume, Scott Stapleford, Tyron Goldschmidt

    Hume’s Enquiry: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding in bold font, a running commentary blended seamlessly into the text in regular font and analytic summaries of each section. The commentary is like a professor on hand to guide the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Kant and the Continental Tradition: Sensibility, Nature, and Religion book cover

    Kant and the Continental Tradition

    Sensibility, Nature, and Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sorin Baiasu, Alberto Vanzo

    Immanuel Kant’s work continues to be a main focus of attention in almost all areas of philosophy. The significance of Kant’s work for the so-called continental philosophy cannot be exaggerated, although work in this area is relatively scant. The book includes eight chapters, a substantial…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy and the Human Paradox: Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity book cover

    Philosophy and the Human Paradox

    Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Alan Montefiore

    Edited by Danielle Sands

    This book collects essays by Alan Montefiore on the role philosophy plays in the formation of the self, and how philosophical questions regarding the nature of reason, truth, and identity inform ethics and politics. It offers a comprehensive overview of Montefiore’s influential, non-dogmatic…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge: Essays on the Transvaluation of Values book cover

    The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge

    Essays on the Transvaluation of Values, 1st Edition

    By Martin L. Davies

    The Enlightenment is generally painted as a movement of ideas and society lasting from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, but this book argues that the Enlightenment is an essential component of modernity itself and in fact can be seen to have lasted from the late sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Hegel’s Civic Republicanism: Integrating Natural Law with Kant’s Moral Constructivism book cover

    Hegel’s Civic Republicanism

    Integrating Natural Law with Kant’s Moral Constructivism, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Westphal

    In this book, Westphal offers an original interpretation of Hegel’s moral philosophy. Building on his previous study of the role of natural law in Hume’s and Kant’s accounts of justice, Westphal argues that Hegel developed and justified a robust form of civic republicanism. Westphal identifies, for…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century 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

  • 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

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law book cover

    The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact book cover

    Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Weckend, Lloyd Strickland

    This volume tells the story of the legacy and impact of the great German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Leibniz made significant contributions to many areas, including philosophy, mathematics, political and social theory, theology, and various sciences. The essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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