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

  • Hobbes: Morals and Politics book cover


    Morals and Politics, 1st Edition

    By D D Raphael, D. D. Raphael

    First published in 1977 this book is both expository and critical and concentres on Hobbes' ethical and political theory, but also considering the effect on these of his metaphysics. Updated, with a new preface especially for this re-issue, which brings together recent scholarship on Hobbes, a…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object book cover

    Hegel, Kant and the Structure of the Object

    1st Edition

    By Robert Stern

    Hegel's holistic metaphysics challenges much recent ontology with its atomistic and reductionist assumptions; Stern offers us an original reading of Hegel and contrasts him with his predecessor, Kant.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15

  • Pierre Bayle's Cartesian Metaphysics: Rediscovering Early Modern Philosophy book cover

    Pierre Bayle's Cartesian Metaphysics

    Rediscovering Early Modern Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Todd Ryan

    In his magnum opus, the Historical and Critical Dictionary, Pierre Bayle offered a series of brilliant criticisms of the major philosophical and theological systems of the 17th Century. Although officially skeptical concerning the attempt to provide a definitive account of the truths of metaphysics…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations

    1st Edition

    By Gary Hatfield

    Descartes is widely regarded to be the father of modern philosophy and his Meditations is among the most important philosophical texts ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes’ Meditations introduces the major themes in Descartes’ great book and acts as a companion for reading this key…

    Paperback – 2014-07-18
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Kant and Education: Interpretations and Commentary book cover

    Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Causation and Modern Philosophy book cover

    Causation and Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Allen, Tom Stoneham

    This volume brings together a collection of new essays by leading scholars on the subject of causation in the early modern period, from Descartes to Lady Mary Shepherd. Aimed at researchers, graduate students and advanced undergraduates, the volume advances the understanding of early modern…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Advances in the History of Philosophy

  • Hume's Philosophy of Belief (Routledge Revivals): A Study of His First 'Inquiry' book cover

    Hume's Philosophy of Belief (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His First 'Inquiry', 1st Edition

    By Antony Flew

    First published in 1961, this book considers Hume’s request to be judged solely by the acknowledged works of his maturity. It focuses on Hume’s first Inquiry in its own right as a separate book to the likes of his other works, such as the Treatise and the Dialogues, which are here only used as…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell book cover

    The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Blackwell

    Bertrand Russell’s professional philosophical reputation rests mainly on his mathematical logic and theory of knowledge. In this study, first published in 1985, however, Kenneth Blackwell considers Russell’s writings on ethics and metaethics and uncovers the conceptual unity in Russell’s normative…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • The Ethics of Need: Agency, Dignity, and Obligation book cover

    The Ethics of Need

    Agency, Dignity, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Clark Miller

    The Ethics of Need: Agency, Dignity, and Obligation argues for the philosophical importance of the notion of need and for an ethical framework through which we can determine which needs have moral significance. In the volume, Sarah Clark Miller synthesizes insights from Kantian and feminist care…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity: Rethinking the Enlightenment book cover

    Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity

    Rethinking the Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Harvey Mitchell

    Harvey Mitchell’s book argues that a reassessment of Voltaire’s treatment of traditional Judaism will sharpen discussion of the origins of, and responses to, the Enlightenment. His study shows how Voltaire’s nearly total antipathy to Judaism is best understood  by stressing his self-regard as…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Kant book cover


    2nd Edition

    By Paul Guyer

    In this updated edition of his outstanding introduction to Kant, Paul Guyer uses Kant’s central conception of autonomy as the key to his thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Kant’s life and times, Guyer introduces Kant’s metaphysics and epistemology, carefully explaining his arguments…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Hume's Aesthetic Theory: Sentiment and Taste in the History of Aesthetics book cover

    Hume's Aesthetic Theory

    Sentiment and Taste in the History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Dabney Townsend

    Hume's Aesthetic Theory examines the neglected area of the development of aesthetics in empiricist thinking, exploring the link between the empiricist background of aesthetics in the eighteenth century and the work of David Hume.This is a major contribution to our understanding of Hume's general…

    Paperback – 2014-02-07
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

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