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

  • Educational Philosophy in the French Enlightenment: From Nature to Second Nature book cover

    Educational Philosophy in the French Enlightenment

    From Nature to Second Nature, 1st Edition

    By Natasha Gill

    Though Emile is still considered the central pedagogical text of the French Enlightenment, a myriad of lesser-known thinkers paved the way for Rousseau's masterpiece. Natasha Gill traces the arc of these thinkers as they sought to reveal the correlation between early childhood experiences and the…

    Hardback – 2010-12-28

  • Leibniz's Final System: Monads, Matter, and Animals book cover

    Leibniz's Final System

    Monads, Matter, and Animals, 1st Edition

    By Glenn A. Hartz

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was one of the central figures of seventeenth-century philosophy, and a huge intellectual figure in his age. This book from Glenn A. Hartz (editor of the influential Leibniz Review) is an advanced study of Leibniz's metaphysics. Hartz analyzes a very complicated topic,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-09
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Immanuel Kant: Key Concepts book cover

    Immanuel Kant

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Will Dudley, Kristina Engelhard

    Immanuel Kant is among the most pivotal thinkers in the history of philosophy. His transcendental idealism claims to overcome the skepticism of David Hume, resolve the impasse between empiricism and rationalism, and establish the reality of human freedom and moral agency. A thorough understanding…

    Paperback – 2010-11-25
    Key Concepts

  • Kant’s Theory of the Self book cover

    Kant’s Theory of the Self

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Melnick

    The self for Kant is something real, and yet is neither appearance nor thing in itself, but rather has some third status. Appearances for Kant arise in space and time where these are respectively forms of outer and inner attending (intuition). Melnick explains the "third status" by identifying…

    Paperback – 2010-11-03
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Science, Philosophy and Religion in the Age of the Enlightenment: British and Global Contexts book cover

    Science, Philosophy and Religion in the Age of the Enlightenment

    British and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    By John Gascoigne

    Taking as its focus the wide-ranging character of the Enlightenment, both in geographical and intellectual terms, this second collection of articles by John Gascoigne explores this movement's filiation and influence in a range of contexts. In contrast to some recently influential views it…

    Hardback – 2010-05-28
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Hume on Religion book cover

    Hume on Religion

    1st Edition

    By Julian Baggini

    Paperback – 2010-03-09

  • Recreating Sexual Politics (Routledge Revivals): Men, Feminism and Politics book cover

    Recreating Sexual Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Men, Feminism and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Victor Seidler

    This thought-provoking book, first published in 1991, examines sexual politics in a world which is being radically changed by the challenges of feminism. Seidler explores how men have responded to feminism, and the contradictory feelings men have towards dominant forms of masculinity. Seidler’s…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18

  • David Hume's Political Economy book cover

    David Hume's Political Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Schabas, Carl Wennerlind

    Hume’s Political Discourses (1752) won immediate acclaim and positioned him as an authoritative figure on the subject of political economy. This volume of thirteen new essays definitively establishes the central place of political economy in Hume’s intellectual endeavor, as well as the profound and…

    Paperback – 2009-10-02
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Aesthetics and Morals in the Philosophy of David Hume book cover

    Aesthetics and Morals in the Philosophy of David Hume

    1st Edition

    By Timothy M Costelloe

    The book has two aims. First, to examine the extent and significance of the connection between Hume's aesthetics and his moral philosophy; and, second, to consider how, in light of the connection, his moral philosophy answers central questions in ethics. The first aim is realized in chapters 1-4.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Continental Idealism: Leibniz to Nietzsche book cover

    Continental Idealism

    Leibniz to Nietzsche, 1st Edition

    By Paul Redding

    Standard accounts of nineteenth-century German philosophy often begin with Kant and assess philosophers after him in light of their responses to Kantian idealism. In Continental Idealism, Paul Redding argues that the story of German idealism begins with Leibniz. Redding begins by examining…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30

  • Hume's Difficulty: Time and Identity in the Treatise book cover

    Hume's Difficulty

    Time and Identity in the Treatise, 1st Edition

    By Donald L.M. Baxter

    In this volume--the first, focused study of Hume on time and identity--Baxter focuses on Hume’s treatment of the concept of numerical identity, which is central to Hume's famous discussions of the external world and personal identity. Hume raises a long unappreciated, and still unresolved,…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Spinoza book cover


    1st Edition

    By Michael Della Rocca

    Renowned for his metaphysics, Spinoza made significant contributions to understanding the human mind, the emotions, moral philosophy, and political philosophy.Beginning with an overview of Spinoza's life, Michael Della Rocca carefully unpacks and explains Spinoza's philosophy: his metaphysics…

    Paperback – 2008-06-25
    The Routledge Philosophers

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