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

  • Artful Virtue: The Interplay of the Beautiful and the Good in the Scottish Enlightenment book cover

    Artful Virtue: The Interplay of the Beautiful and the Good in the Scottish Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Ellen Brown

    During the Scottish Enlightenment the relationship between aesthetics and ethics became deeply ingrained: beauty was the sensible manifestation of virtue; the fine arts represented the actions of a virtuous mind; to deeply understand artful and natural beauty was to identify with moral beauty; and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge

  • Science, Philosophy and Sustainability: The End of the Cartesian dream book cover

    Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

  • Spinoza and Law book cover

    Spinoza and Law

    1st Edition

    By Andre Santos Campos

    This volume collects some of the best writings on Spinoza’s philosophy of law and includes a critical examination of Spinoza’s theory of the types of law, his natural law theory, as well as the modern reformulation of his approach to the nature of laws and to natural rights. This collection of…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Hume's Philosophy of Human Nature (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Hume's Philosophy of Human Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Laird

    The essence of Hume’s eighteenth-century philosophy was that all the sciences were ‘dependent on the science of man’, and that the foundations of any such science need to rest on experience and observation. This title, first published in 1932, examines in detail how Hume interpreted ‘the science of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Descartes and Method: A Search for a Method in Meditations book cover

    Descartes and Method

    A Search for a Method in Meditations, 1st Edition

    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage

    Rene Descartes credited his success in philosophy, mathematics, and physics to the discovery of a universal method of inquiry, but he provided no systematic description of his method. Descartes and Method carefully examines Descartes' scattered remarks on his application and puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries: Enlightenment Projects Vol. 1 book cover

    Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries

    Enlightenment Projects Vol. 1, 1st Edition

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries: Enlightenment Projects Vol. 2 book cover

    Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries

    Enlightenment Projects Vol. 2, 1st Edition

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Tensions of Modernity: Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment book cover

    Tensions of Modernity

    Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Daniel R. Brunstetter

    Politics today is marked by tension between claims of universal human rights and diversity. From the war on terror to immigration, one of the major challenges facing liberalism is to understand the scope of equality in a world in which certain peoples are perceived to reject and/or violently resist…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Hume book cover

    Hume

    1st Edition

    By Don Garrett

    Beginning with an overview of Hume's life and work, Don Garrett introduces in clear and accessible style the central aspects of Hume's thought. These include Hume's lifelong exploration of the human mind; his theories of inductive inference and causation; skepticism and personal identity; moral and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts book cover

    Jacques Derrida

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Colebrook

    Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts presents a broad overview and engagement with the full range of Derrida's work - from the early phenomenological thinking to his preoccupations with key themes, such as technology, psychoanalysis, friendship, Marxism, racism and sexism, to his ethico-political writings…

    Paperback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge
    Key Concepts

  • The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century book cover

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn

    Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Leah Hochman

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology, physiognomy and portraiture in the eighteenth-century. Highlighting a theory that describes the benefit of encountering ugly objects in art and nature,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Descartes: The Project of Pure Enquiry book cover

    Descartes

    The Project of Pure Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Williams

    Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His attempts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of the soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influential and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

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