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

  • The Child as a Cartesian Thinker: Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality book cover

    The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality, 1st Edition

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Consciousness and the Great Philosophers: What would they have said about our mind-body problem? book cover

    Consciousness and the Great Philosophers

    What would they have said about our mind-body problem?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    Consciousness and the Great Philosophers addresses the question of how the great philosophers of the past might have reacted to the contemporary problem of consciousness. Each of the thirty-two chapters within this edited collection focuses on a major philosophical figure from the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge

  • Berkeley's Principles: Expanded and Explained book cover

    Berkeley's Principles

    Expanded and Explained, 1st Edition

    By George Berkeley, Tyron Goldschmidt, Scott Stapleford

    Berkeley's Principles: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge 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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Philosophy of Media: A Short History of Ideas and Innovations from Socrates to Social Media book cover

    Philosophy of Media

    A Short History of Ideas and Innovations from Socrates to Social Media, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hassan, Thomas Sutherland

    Since the late-1980s the rise of the Internet and the emergence of the Networked Society have led to a rapid and profound transformation of everyday life. Underpinning this revolution is the computer – a media technology that is capable of not only transforming itself, but almost every other…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Wollstonecraft's Ghost: The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period book cover

    Wollstonecraft's Ghost

    The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period, 1st Edition

    By Andrew McInnes

    Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thought: The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness book cover

    John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue book cover

    Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    1st Edition

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Shakespeare's Folly: Philosophy, Humanism, Critical Theory book cover

    Shakespeare's Folly

    Philosophy, Humanism, Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sam Hall

    This study contends that folly is of fundamental importance to the implicit philosophical vision of Shakespeare’s drama. The discourse of folly’s wordplay, jubilant ironies, and vertiginous paradoxes furnish Shakespeare with a way of understanding that lays bare the hypocrisies and absurdities of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism: After metaphysics book cover

    A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism

    After metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Micocci

    In order to understand the resilience of capitalism as a mode of production, social organization, and an intellectual system, it is necessary to explore its intellectual development and underlying structure.  A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism argues that capitalism is based on a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Ethics and Social Survival book cover

    Ethics and Social Survival

    1st Edition

    By Milton Fisk

    When speaking of society’s role in ethics, one tends to think of society as regimenting people through its customs. Ethics and Social Survival rejects theories that treat ethics as having justification within itself and contends that ethics can have a grip on humans only if it serves their…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Deity and Morality: With Regard to the Naturalistic Fallacy book cover

    Deity and Morality

    With Regard to the Naturalistic Fallacy, 1st Edition

    By Burton F. Porter

    This book describes the "naturalistic fallacy", as attributed to Hume, that non-moral premises cannot logically entail a moral conclusion, and distinguishes it from the similarly named though subtly different fallacy identified by Moore in Principia Ethica by comparing and contrasting its presence…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

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