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

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law: Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis book cover

    Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
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  • Morality Made Visible: Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory book cover

    Morality Made Visible

    Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Otto Pipatti

    While highly respected among evolutionary scholars, the sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Edward Westermarck is now largely forgotten in the social sciences. This book is the first full study of his moral and social theory, focusing on the key elements of his theory of moral emotions as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
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    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Intellectual Origins of Modernity book cover

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity explores the long and winding road of modernity from Rousseau to Foucault, and its roots, which are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the Promethean passion of Western man. Modernity is the Promethean passion, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Mind, Body, and Morality: New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza book cover

    Mind, Body, and Morality

    New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Reuter, Frans Svensson

    The turn of the millennium has been marked by new developments in the study of early modern philosophy. In particular, the philosophy of René Descartes has been reinterpreted in a number of important and exciting ways, specifically concerning his work on the mind-body union, the connection between…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey: Hobbes writes Homer book cover

    Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translate Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
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    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy book cover

    Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • A Guide to Kant’s Psychologism: via Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Wittgenstein book cover

    A Guide to Kant’s Psychologism

    via Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Wittgenstein, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Waxman

    This book presents an interpretation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason as a priori psychologism. It groups Kant’s philosophy together with those of the British empiricists—Locke, Berkeley, and Hume—in a single line of psychologistic succession and offers a clear explanation of how Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Logic from Kant to Russell: Laying the Foundations for Analytic Philosophy book cover

    Logic from Kant to Russell

    Laying the Foundations for Analytic Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Lapointe

    The scope and method of logic as we know it today eminently reflect the ground-breaking developments of set theory and the logical foundations of mathematics at the turn of the 20th century. Unfortunately, little effort has been made to understand the idiosyncrasies of the philosophical context…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema: A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience book cover

    Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema

    A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Sticchi

    This work outlines a new methodology for film analysis based on the radical materialist thought of Baruch Spinoza, re-evaluating contemporary cognitive media theory and philosophical theories on the emotional and intellectual aspects of film experience. Sticchi’s exploration of Spinozian…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 11 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review

    Volume 11, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-13
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    The Adam Smith Review

  • Character and Causation: Hume’s Philosophy of Action book cover

    Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action, 1st Edition

    By Constantine Sandis

    In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer than previously assumed. Sandis showcases Hume’s interconnected views on action…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Hume on Art, Emotion, and Superstition: A Critical Study of the Four Dissertations book cover

    Hume on Art, Emotion, and Superstition

    A Critical Study of the Four Dissertations, 1st Edition

    By Amyas Merivale

    This book offers the first comprehensive critical study of David Hume’s Four Dissertations of 1757, containing the Natural History of Religion, the Dissertation on the Passions, and the two essays Of Tragedy and Of the Standard of Taste. The author defends two important claims. The first is that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

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