Philosophy: 19th Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy and Life Writing book cover

    Philosophy and Life Writing

    In this volume, scholars from a number of academic disciplines illuminate how a range of philosophers and other thoughtful individuals addressed the complex issues surrounding philosophy and life writing. The contributors interrogate the writings of Teresa of Avila, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida book cover

    Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida

    7th Edition

    By Forrest Baird

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Hegel’s Foundation Free Metaphysics: The Logic of Singularity book cover

    Hegel’s Foundation Free Metaphysics

    The Logic of Singularity

    By Gregory S. Moss

    Hegel’s Foundation Free Metaphysics focuses on one question: What is it to be a universal? Moss demonstrates, through a close examination of Hegel’s Doctrine of the Concept in his Science of Logic, how Hegel’s concept of singularity is designed to solve a host of philosophical paradoxes relevant to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Logic from Kant to Russell: Laying the Foundations for Analytic Philosophy book cover

    Logic from Kant to Russell

    Laying the Foundations for Analytic Philosophy

    Edited by Sandra Lapointe

    The scope and method of logic as we know it today eminently reflect the ground-breaking developments of set theory and the logical foundations of mathematics at the turn of the 20th century. Unfortunately, little effort has been made to understand the idiosyncrasies of the philosophical context…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Ethics Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy book cover

    Ethics Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

    By Christopher Falzon

    Movies hold a mirror up to us, portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories. And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address questions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be.  In this book, Christopher Falzon uses movies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Personal Autonomy: Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty book cover

    Personal Autonomy

    Beyond Negative and Positive Liberty

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Freedom: Negative and Positive Conceptions book cover

    Freedom

    Negative and Positive Conceptions

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    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

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • The Implications of Determinism book cover

    The Implications of Determinism

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action book cover

    Choice

    The Essential Element in Human Action

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

  • Free Action book cover

    Free Action

    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

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