Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • Medieval Logic and Metaphysics: A Modern Introduction book cover

    Medieval Logic and Metaphysics

    A Modern Introduction, 1st Edition

    By D.P. Henry

    Originally published in 1972, Medieval Logic and Metaphysics shows how formal logic can be used in the clarification of philosophical problems. An elementary exposition of Leśniewski’s Onotology, an important system of contemporary logic, is followed by studies of central philosophical themes such…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Minds: Mental Health in the Middle Ages book cover

    Medieval Minds

    Mental Health in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Graham

    Originally published in 1967 Medieval Minds looks at the Middle Ages as a period with changing attitudes towards mental health and its treatment. The book argues that it was a period that that bridged the ancient with the modern, ignorance with knowledge and superstition with science. The Middle…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Hubris and Progress: A Future Born of Presumption book cover

    Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • From Trust to Trustworthiness book cover

    From Trust to Trustworthiness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Trust is an essential component of social life and yet political polarization and social tensions can easily lead to its erosion. The articles collected in this volume throw a new light on the fundamentals of trust and trustworthiness and thus help us understand better the conditions and the limits…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 1992, this collection of original texts addresses the philosophical realm of metaphysics, not only ontology but the philosophy of science, religion and morals. The theory of values and the theory of absolutes are the subject of more than one…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Ascent to the Absolute: Metaphysical Papers and Lectures book cover

    Ascent to the Absolute

    Metaphysical Papers and Lectures, 1st Edition

    By J. N. Findlay

    Originally published in 1970. This book is a collection of lectures and papers given by Professor Findlay in the 1960s. The theme is an argument for a metaphysical Absolute, in the sense of post-Hegelian Idealism. Findlay’s word for the Absolute process is ‘Enterprise’, which must be necessary in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Reality and Value: An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value book cover

    Reality and Value

    An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Campbell Garnett

    Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Existence of the World: An Introduction to Ontology book cover

    The Existence of the World

    An Introduction to Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Grossman

    Originally published in 1992. The history of Western philosophy can be seen as a battle between those that insist that the "physical universe" exists and those would claim that there is a much larger "world" which contains atemporal and nonspatial things as well. The central part of this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Listening Self: Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics book cover

    The Listening Self

    Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By David Michael Levin

    Originally published in 1989. In this interdisciplinary study, Dr Levin offers an account of personal growth and self-fulfilment based on the development of our capacity for listening. This book should be of interest to advanced students of critical theory, psychology, cultural studies, ethics,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Events: A Metaphysical Study book cover

    Events: A Metaphysical Study

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Brian Lombard

    Originally published in 1986. The theory of events presented is one that construes events to be concrete particulars; and it embodies an attempt to take seriously the idea that events are the changes that objects undergo when they change. The theory is about what an event really is, about when…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Nature of Things book cover

    The Nature of Things

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Quinton

    Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical refinement of the everyday notion of a thing. Four distinct, but not unconnected, problems about substance are identified: what accounts for the individuality of a thing;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Approach to Metaphysics book cover

    The Approach to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1947. This book looks at contemporary conundrums in philosophical tendencies, bringing the reader a first-principles review of the purpose of such enquiries in relation to modern life. It presents the importance of the history of the development of philosophical thought,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

7Series in Philosophy of Human Nature

Product Search