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

  • Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema: A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience book cover

    Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema

    A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Sticchi

    This work outlines a new methodology for film analysis based on the radical materialist thought of Baruch Spinoza, re-evaluating contemporary cognitive media theory and philosophical theories on the emotional and intellectual aspects of film experience. Sticchi’s exploration of Spinozian…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
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    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science book cover

    Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Brading

    The centerpiece of Émilie Du Châtelet’s philosophy of science is her Foundations of Physics, first published in 1740. The Foundations contains epistemology, metaphysics, methodology, mechanics, and physics, including such pressing issues of the time as whether there are atoms, the appropriate roles…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
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    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 11 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review

    Volume 11, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well recognised, but scholars have recently 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 Smith’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
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    The Adam Smith Review

  • Character and Causation: Hume’s Philosophy of Action book cover

    Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action, 1st Edition

    By Constantine Sandis

    In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer than previously assumed. Sandis showcases Hume’s interconnected views on action…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
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  • Causation, Freedom and Determinism: An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem Through a Study of its Origins in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy book cover

    Causation, Freedom and Determinism

    An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem Through a Study of its Origins in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Mortimer Taube

    This book, first published in 1936, divides into roughly two parts: a re-examination of historical material; and a positive theory of causation suggested by the results of this re-examination. The historical study discloses an ambiguity in the meanings of causation and determinism; it discloses…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Personal Autonomy: Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty book cover

    Personal Autonomy

    Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty, 1st Edition

    By Robert Young

    The concept of personal autonomy is central to discussions about democratic rights, personal freedom and individualism in the marketplace. This book, first published in 1986, discusses the concept of personal autonomy in all its facets. It charts historically the discussion of the concept by…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Freedom: Negative and Positive Conceptions book cover

    Freedom

    Negative and Positive Conceptions, 1st Edition

    By Yıldız Silier

    Isaiah Berlin made a now classic distinction between negative and positive conceptions of freedom. This book, first published in 2005, introduces a fresh way of looking at these conceptions and presents a new defence of the positive conception of freedom. Revealing how the internal debate between…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Freewill and Determinism: A Study of Rival Conceptions of Man book cover

    Freewill and Determinism

    A Study of Rival Conceptions of Man, 1st Edition

    By R.L. Franklin

    This book, first published in 1968, examines the complicated issues which surround the problem of freewill. Although it reaches a libertarian conclusion, its focus is largely on other questions. What ultimately is at stake in this debate? What difference would it make whether we had freewill or not…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • The Implications of Determinism book cover

    The Implications of Determinism

    1st Edition

    By Roy Weatherford

    The problem of determinism arises in all the major areas of philosophy. The first part of this book, first published in 1991, is a critical and historical exposition of the problem and the most important ideas and arguments which have arisen over the many years of debate. The second part considers…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action book cover

    Choice

    The Essential Element in Human Action, 1st Edition

    By Alan Donagan

    This book, first published in 1987, investigates what distinguishes the part of human behaviour that is action (praxis) from the part that is not. The distinction was clearly drawn by Socrates, and developed by Aristotle and the medievals, but key elements of their work became obscured in modern…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Free Action book cover

    Free Action

    1st Edition

    By A.I. Melden

    That a science of human conduct is possible, that what any man may do even in moments of the most sober and careful reflection can be understood and explained, has seemed to many a philosopher to cast doubt upon our common view that any human action can ever be said to be truly free. This book,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Free Will: A Defence Against Neurophysiological Determinism book cover

    Free Will

    A Defence Against Neurophysiological Determinism, 1st Edition

    By John Thorp

    The problem of freedom and determinism is one of the most enduring, and one of the best, problems in philosophy. One of the best because it so tenaciously resists solution while yet always seeming urgent, and one of the most enduring because it has always been able to present itself in different…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

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