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

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters which each focus on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, and that imaginatively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Religious Ethics and Constructivism: A Metaethical Inquiry book cover

    Religious Ethics and Constructivism

    A Metaethical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Jung

    In metaethics, there is a divide between those who believe that there exist moral facts independently of human interests and attitudes (i.e., moral realists) and those who don’t (i.e., antirealists). In the last half century, the field of religious ethics has been inundated with various antirealist…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Aesthetics and Political Culture in Modern Society book cover

    Aesthetics and Political Culture in Modern Society

    1st Edition

    By Henrik Kaare Nielsen

    Do aesthetic appeals to senses and emotions in political debate necessarily marginalise political reason and reduce citizens to consumers – thus dangerously undermining democracy? Or is sensuous-emotional engagement, on the contrary, a basic fact of the political process and a crucial precondition…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Ethics and Self-Cultivation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish and explore a new ‘cultivation of the self’ strand within contemporary moral philosophy. Although the revival of virtue ethics has helped reintroduce the eudaimonic tradition into mainstream philosophical debates, it has by and large been…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Greed, Self-Interest and the Shaping of Economics book cover

    Greed, Self-Interest and the Shaping of Economics

    1st Edition

    By Rudi Verburg

    Since 2008, profound questions have been asked about the driving forces and self-regulating potential of the economic system, political control and morality. With opinion turning against markets and self-interest, economists found themselves on the wrong side of the argument. This book explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Leibniz and the Environment book cover

    Leibniz and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Phemister

    The work of seventeenth-century polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz has proved inspirational to philosophers and scientists alike. In this thought-provoking book, Pauline Phemister explores the ecological potential of Leibniz’s dynamic, pluralist, panpsychist, metaphysical system. She argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Robert Burns and the Philosophers book cover

    Robert Burns and the Philosophers

    1st Edition

    By J Walter McGinty

    This volume expounds the influence of Robert Burns’s reading of Philosophy on his life and work, supplementing this with his personal encounters with those philosophers he met. The work begins with the Homespun Philosophy of his early years under the tutelage of William Burnes and John Murdoch,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Wordsworth Before Coleridge: The Growth of the Poet’s Philosophical Mind, 1785-1797 book cover

    Wordsworth Before Coleridge

    The Growth of the Poet’s Philosophical Mind, 1785-1797, 1st Edition

    By Mark J. Bruhn

    Drawing extensively upon archival resources and manuscript evidence, Wordsworth Before Coleridge rewrites the early history of Wordsworth’s intellectual development and thereby overturns a century-old consensus that derives his most important philosophical ideas from Coleridge. Beginning with…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective book cover

    Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Post-Critical Kant: Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum book cover

    The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Hall

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy: Studies in the History of Idealism in England and America book cover

    The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy

    Studies in the History of Idealism in England and America, 1st Edition

    By John H. Muirhead

    Originally published in 1931, Muirhead’s study aims to challenge the view that Locke’s empiricism is the main philosophical thought to come out of England, suggesting that the Platonic tradition is much more prominent. These views are explored in detail in this text as well as touching on its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals): The Origins of Romanticism book cover

    The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals)

    The Origins of Romanticism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Thacker

    First published in 1983. This book charts the growth of Romanticism from the initial reactions to the authoritarian classicism of Louis XIV, through the ‘codification’ of the Sublime by Burke in the 1750s, to the fascination with mystery, fear and violence which dominated the writing of the late…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

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