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

  • Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise: Exploring 'The Will of God' book cover

    Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise

    Exploring 'The Will of God', 1st Edition

    By Theo Verbeek

    This book presents the first accessible analysis of Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-politicus, situating the work in the context of Spinoza’s general philosophy and its 17th-century historical background. According to Spinoza it is impossible for a being to be infinitely perfect and to have a…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment book cover

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Ducheyne

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars. The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between 1660 and 1825, spanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21

  • Community, Immunity and the Proper: Roberto Esposito book cover

    Community, Immunity and the Proper

    Roberto Esposito, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Bird, Jon Short

    It is widely apparent in our hyper-globalized world that the epistemologies, institutions, and practices underwriting it have reached a state of profound crisis. In the globalized world, everything is inevitably brought into proximity and correlation. Wars, natural disasters, climatic upheaval, nor…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10

  • Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy book cover

    Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill

    Sixteenth century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to Scholasticism, Humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. Unlike most overviews of this period, The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self book cover

    Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Schopenhauer's Fourfold Root book cover

    Schopenhauer's Fourfold Root

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Head, Dennis Vanden Auweele

    This volume collects 12 essays by various contributors on the subject of the importance and influence of Schopenhauer’s doctoral dissertation (On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason) for both Schopenhauer’s more well-known philosophy and the ongoing discussion of the subject of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy book cover

    Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Pereplyotchik, Deborah R. Barnbaum

    Wilfrid Sellars made profound and lasting contributions to nearly every area of philosophy. The aim of this collection is to highlight the continuing importance of Sellars’ work to contemporary debates. The contributors include several luminaries in Sellars scholarship, as well as members of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Nietzsche and the Philosophers book cover

    Nietzsche and the Philosophers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark T. Conard

    Nietzsche is undoubtedly one of the most original and influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. With ideas such as the overman, will to power, the eternal recurrence, and perspectivism, Nietzsche challenges us to reconceive how it is that we know and understand the world, and what it means…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Self, Reason, and Freedom: A New Light on Descartes' Metaphysics book cover

    Self, Reason, and Freedom

    A New Light on Descartes' Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Christofidou

    Freedom and its internal relation to reason is fundamental to Descartes’ philosophy in general, and to his Meditations on First Philosophy in particular. Without freedom his entire enquiry would not get off the ground, and without understanding the rôle of freedom in his work, we could not…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom book cover

    Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Connelly

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Reality and Self-Realization: Bhaskar's Metaphilosophical Journey toward Non-dual Emancipation book cover

    Reality and Self-Realization

    Bhaskar's Metaphilosophical Journey toward Non-dual Emancipation, 1st Edition

    By MinGyu Seo

    Since the publication of Roy Bhaskar’s A Realist Theory of Science in 1975, critical realism has been evolved as one of the new developments in the areas of philosophy of natural and social science which offers an alternatively fresh view to the existing theories including positivism and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Journey into Philosophy: An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings book cover

    Journey into Philosophy

    An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings, 1st Edition

    By Stan Baronett

    The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner. The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29

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