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

  • What is the Human Being? book cover

    What is the Human Being?

    1st Edition

    By Patrick R. Frierson

    Philosophers, anthropologists and biologists have long puzzled over the question of human nature. It is also a question that Kant thought about deeply and returned to in many of his writings. In this lucid and wide-ranging introduction to Kant’s philosophy of human nature - which is essential for…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
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    Kant's Questions

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

    1st Edition

    By E. J. Lowe

    John Locke is widely acknowledged as the most important figure in the history of English philosophy and An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is his greatest intellectual work, emphasising the importance of experience for the formation of knowledge. The Routledge Guidebook to Locke’s Essay…

    Paperback – 2013-01-31
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    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    1st Edition

    By Sandrine Berges

    Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the greatest philosophers and writers of the Eighteenth century. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children's book. Her most celebrated and widely-read work is A…

    Paperback – 2013-01-31
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    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Debates in Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses book cover

    Debates in Modern Philosophy

    Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Duncan, Antonia LoLordo

    Debates in Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses provides an in-depth, engaging introduction to important issues in modern philosophy.  It presents 13 key interpretive debates to students, and ranges in coverage from Descartes' Meditations to Kant's Critique of Pure…

    Paperback – 2012-12-20
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    Key Debates in the History of Philosophy

  • Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy: Tracing a Philosophical Error from Locke to Bradley book cover

    Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy

    Tracing a Philosophical Error from Locke to Bradley, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Ellis

    This book traces a deep misunderstanding about the relation of concepts and reality in the history of philosophy. It exposes the influence of the mistake in the thought of Locke, Berkeley, Kant, Nietzche and Bradley, and suggests that the solution can be found in Hegelian thought. Ellis argues that…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19
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    Routledge Advances in the History of Philosophy

  • Disjunctivism: Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception book cover

    Disjunctivism

    Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Willaschek

    Does perception provide us with direct and unmediated access to the world around us? The so-called 'argument from illusion ' has traditionally been supposed to show otherwise: from the subject's point of view, perceptual illusions are often indistinguishable from veridical perceptions; hence,…

    Hardback – 2012-09-18
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  • Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophy book cover

    Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By David Sepkoski

    What was the basis for the adoption of mathematics as the primary mode of discourse for describing natural events by a large segment of the philosophical community in the seventeenth century? In answering this question, this book demonstrates that a significant group of philosophers shared the…

    Paperback – 2012-06-13
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Hume and Law book cover

    Hume and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Mackinnon

    There has been a huge upsurge in Hume research over the past thirty years. However, one area that has not received its due share of attention is David Hume's legal thought where the research has been fragmented and often un-championed. This volume - the first collection of essays in English to…

    Hardback – 2012-04-28
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    Philosophers and Law

  • Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: An Introduction book cover

    Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By James O'Shea

    "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" remains one of the landmark works of Western philosophy. Most philosophy students encounter it at some point in their studies but at nearly 700 pages of detailed and complex argument it is also a demanding and intimidating read. James O'Shea's short introduction to…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
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  • The Philiosophical Works of Francis Bacon (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Philiosophical Works of Francis Bacon (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John M. Robertson

    First published in 1905, this reissued edition of The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon is an edited collection based upon the definitive seven volume edition of 1857, translated and prefaced by Robert Leslie Ellis and James Spedding. Of great historical, philosophical and scientific interest,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11
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  • Material Falsity and Error in Descartes' Meditations book cover

    Material Falsity and Error in Descartes' Meditations

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Wee

    Material Falsity and Error in Descartes’s Meditations approaches Descartes’s Meditations as an intellectual journey, wherein Descartes’s views develop and change as he makes new discoveries about self, God and matter. The first book to focus closely on Descartes’s notion of material falsity, it…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • History and Nature in the Enlightenment: Praise of the Mastery of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Historical Literature book cover

    History and Nature in the Enlightenment

    Praise of the Mastery of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Historical Literature, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel Wolloch

    The mastery of nature was viewed by eighteenth-century historians as an important measure of the progress of civilization. Modern scholarship has hitherto taken insufficient notice of this important idea. This book discusses the topic in connection with the mainstream religious, political, and…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
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