Philosophy: 19th Century Philosophy

  • Unproductive Labour in Political Economy: The History of an Idea book cover

    Unproductive Labour in Political Economy

    The History of an Idea

    By Cosimo Perrotta

    Contemporary mainstream economists see social wealth as the sum of individual incomes, but for three centuries many economists saw wealth as consisting of the public and private resources of a nation. This led them to explore the idea of unproductive labour, which provides a nation with an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    Edited by Dr Stephen Leach, Dr James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers addresses the question of how the great philosophers of the past might have reacted to contemporary discussion around the meaning of life. This edited collection includes over thirty chapters each focusing major philosophical figure from the history of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
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  • Religious Ethics and Constructivism: A Metaethical Inquiry book cover

    Religious Ethics and Constructivism

    A Metaethical Inquiry

    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 – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Hegel’s Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Politics book cover

    Hegel’s Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Politics

    Edited by Michael J. Thompson

    The renaissance in Hegel scholarship over the past two decades has largely ignored or marginalized the metaphysical dimension of his thought, perhaps most vigorously when considering his social and political philosophy. Many scholars have consistently maintained that Hegel’s political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Anarchism: A Conceptual Approach book cover

    Anarchism

    A Conceptual Approach

    Edited by Benjamin Franks, Nathan Jun, Leonard Williams

    Anarchism is by far the least broadly understood ideology and the least studied academically. Though highly influential, both historically and in terms of recent social movements, anarchism is regularly dismissed. Anarchism: A Conceptual Analysis is a welcome addition to this growing field, which…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics and Political Culture in Modern Society book cover

    Aesthetics and Political Culture in Modern Society

    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 – 2018-03-27 
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    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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

    Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish and explore 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 a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
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    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Idealism and Pragmatism: Traditions in Dialogue book cover

    Idealism and Pragmatism

    Traditions in Dialogue

    Edited by Robert Stern

    This book explores the complex relationship between the philosophical schools of idealism and pragmatism. Idealism is the older tradition, with roots in Plato and Platonism, and has been developed in a myriad of forms. At heart, it holds that reality is either mind-like, or is contained in the mind…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
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  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective book cover

    Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective

    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 – 2018-03-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy: Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing book cover

    Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy

    Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing

    Edited by Jan Kandiyali

    Interest in the study of Marx’s thought has shown a revival in recent years, with a number of newly established academic societies, conferences, and journals dedicated to discussing his thought. This book brings together distinguished and up-and-coming scholars to provide a major re-evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
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    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Nietzschean Mind book cover

    The Nietzschean Mind

    Edited by Paul Katsafanas

    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest thinkers of the nineteenth century. His work continues to have a significant influence on philosophy, cultural criticism, and modern intellectual history.   The Nietzschean Mind seeks to provide a comprehensive survey of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

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