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

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Action from Suarez to Anscombe book cover

    Philosophy of Action from Suarez to Anscombe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constantine Sandis

    Accounts of human and animal action have been central to modern philosophy from Suarez and Hobbes in the sixteenth century to Wittgenstein and Anscombe in the mid-twentieth century via Locke, Hume, Kant, and Hegel, among many others. Philosophies of action have thus greatly influenced the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04
    Routledge

  • Education and Free Will: Spinoza, Causal Determinism and Moral Formation book cover

    Education and Free Will

    Spinoza, Causal Determinism and Moral Formation, 1st Edition

    By Johan Dahlbeck

    Education and Free Will critically assesses and makes use of Spinoza’s insights on human freedom to construe an account of education that is compatible with causal determinism without sacrificing the educational goal of increasing students’ autonomy and self-determination. Offering a thorough…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Hume's Enquiry: Expanded and Explained book cover

    Hume's Enquiry

    Expanded and Explained, 1st Edition

    By David Hume, Scott Stapleford, Tyron Goldschmidt

    Hume’s Enquiry: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding in bold font, a running commentary blended seamlessly into the text in regular font and analytic summaries of each section. The commentary is like a professor on hand to guide the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15
    Routledge

  • Hume's Science of Human Nature: Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation book cover

    Hume's Science of Human Nature

    Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation, 1st Edition

    By David Landy

    Hume’s Science of Human Nature is an investigation of the philosophical commitments underlying Hume's methodology in pursuing what he calls ‘the science of human nature’. It argues that Hume understands scientific explanation as aiming at explaining the inductively-established universal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith: A Philosophical Encounter book cover

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

    A Philosophical Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Charles L Griswold

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are giants of eighteenth century thought. The heated controversy provoked by their competing visions of human nature and society still resonates today. Smith himself reviewed Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality, and his perceptive remarks raise an intriguing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Wollstonecraft's Ghost: The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period book cover

    Wollstonecraft's Ghost

    The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period, 1st Edition

    By Andrew McInnes

    Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9 book cover

    The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism: After metaphysics book cover

    A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism

    After metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Micocci

    In order to understand the resilience of capitalism as a mode of production, social organization, and an intellectual system, it is necessary to explore its intellectual development and underlying structure.  A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism argues that capitalism is based on a dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Kant, God and Metaphysics: The Secret Thorn book cover

    Kant, God and Metaphysics

    The Secret Thorn, 1st Edition

    By Edward Kanterian

    Kant is widely acknowledged as the greatest philosopher of modern times. He undertook his famous critical turn to save human freedom and morality from the challenge of determinism and materialism. Intertwined with his metaphysical interests, however, he also had theological commitments, which have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754): Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment book cover

    Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754)

    Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knud Haakonssen, Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen

    Ludvig Holberg (1684–1754) was the foremost representative of the Danish-Norwegian Enlightenment and also a European figure of note. He published significant works in natural law and history, but also a very important body of moral essays and epistles. He authored several engaging autobiographies…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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