Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics: Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique book cover

    Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy book cover

    Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy

    Edited by Constantin V. Boundas, Dorothea Olkowski

    This collection, first published in 1994, contains thirteen critical essays by established scholars from the fields of philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, politics, and sociology, and a new essay by Deleuze himself. That the contributors are from a variety of fields indicates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art: An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature book cover

    Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art

    An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature

    By Janet Wolff

    This book, first published in 1975, is an examination of the theoretical foundation of the sociology of art and literature and an in-depth study in the sociology of knowledge. In discussing and clarifying some of the important philosophical issues in this field, the constant underlying reference is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts book cover

    Postmodernism

    Philosophy and the Arts

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This book, first published in 1990, addresses the broad cultural phenomenon that is postmodernism. The first part of the book raises some general theoretical questions about postmodernism – its language and its politics, for example. The second section attends to particular ‘sites’, namely the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Jacques Derrida book cover

    Jacques Derrida

    Edited by Ian Maclachlan

    This collection of essays on Jacques Derrida, first published in 2004, spans nearly thirty years of critical thinking about Derrida's work. The articles selected here have never previously been collected, yet they are significant contributions that illuminate difficult and important aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra: The Tragic Buffoon book cover

    Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra

    The Tragic Buffoon

    By Francesca Cauchi

    This study, first published in 1998, makes a lively and welcome contribution to the critical analysis of Nietzsche’s seminal classic This Spoke Zarathustra. Through a close textual reading of the neglected and ill-understood part four of the text, the author seeks to show that Nietzsche’s project…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Zarathustra's Last Supper: Nietzche's Eight Higher Men book cover

    Zarathustra's Last Supper

    Nietzche's Eight Higher Men

    By Weaver Santaniello

    This book, first published in 2005, explores the historical contextualization of Nietzsche’s thought, focusing on his controversial Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The fourth part of Nietzsche’s Zarathustra consists of Zarathustra’s encounter with eight ‘higher men’ whom Zarathustra meets in succession on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture book cover

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 
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    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 
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    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 
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    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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism

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