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

  • 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 – 2019-05-07 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic book cover

    Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic, 1st Edition

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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 – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth: A Sublime Science of Simple Souls book cover

    Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    A Sublime Science of Simple Souls, 1st Edition

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century 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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-03-15 
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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 – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Zarathustra's Last Supper: Nietzche's Eight Higher Men book cover

    Zarathustra's Last Supper

    Nietzche's Eight Higher Men, 1st Edition

    By Weaver Santaniello

    This book, first published in 2005, explores the historical contextualization of Nietzsche’s thought, focusing on his controversial Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The fourth part of Nietzsche’s Zarathustra consists of Zarathustra’s encounter with eight ‘higher men’ whom Zarathustra meets in succession on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

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

    Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
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    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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