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

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law book cover

    The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
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    Law and Politics

  • Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact book cover

    Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Weckend, Lloyd Strickland

    This volume tells the story of the legacy and impact of the great German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Leibniz made significant contributions to many areas, including philosophy, mathematics, political and social theory, theology, and various sciences. The essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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    Leibniz

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Jolley

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) was hailed by Bertrand Russell as ‘one of the supreme intellects of all time’. A towering figure in seventeenth-century philosophy, he was the author of a complex system of thought that has been championed and satirized in equal measure, most famously in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self book cover

    Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Culture book cover

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Margolis

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy book cover

    Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill

    Sixteenth century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to Scholasticism, Humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. Unlike most overviews of this period, The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Correspondence of Spinoza book cover

    The Correspondence of Spinoza

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Wolf

    First published in 1928, The Correspondence of Spinoza is deeply interesting in many ways. It presents a pageant of the leading types of seventeenth-century mentality. It affords contemporary glimpses of important scientific researches and discoveries. It brings us into touch with some of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • The Oldest Biography of Spinoza book cover

    The Oldest Biography of Spinoza

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Wolf

    Originally published in 1927, the publication of this volume may be regarded as a fitting contribution to the international celebrations in memory of one of the greatest of the sons of men. This biography is the oldest, and it is the only one written by one who knew Spinoza personally, and loved…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke book cover

    The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • John Locke: Prophet of Common Sense book cover

    John Locke

    Prophet of Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By M. V. C. Jeffreys

    Originally published in 1967. Locke's views in the field of education had great influence in the UK and abroad; and the aim of this book is to present them in the context of his general philosophical thinking, since it was mainly as a philosopher that Locke won his place in history. Because Locke…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Private and Public: Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson book cover

    Private and Public

    Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Gobetti

    Originally published in 1992. This arresting and innovative book combines political theory with the history of political thought to question the conceptual conventions and tacit assumptions which surround the concepts of private and public. In seeking the foundations of the modern liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy: A Series of Essays book cover

    Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy

    A Series of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by George L. Kline

    Originally published in 1952. This book collects numerous works on the revival of Spinoza scholarship in the Soviet Union during the 1920s and 30's, including the emergence of conflicting Marxist schools of Spinoza interpretation. This work includes translations by Kline of seven major articles on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

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