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  • The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations book cover

    The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nuno Venturinha

    Sixty years after its first edition, there is an increasing consensus among scholars that the work posthumously published as Philosophical Investigations represents something that is far from a complete picture of Wittgenstein’s second book project. G.H. von Wright’s seminal research on the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value book cover

    The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    1st Edition

    By Chon Tejedor

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics: From the True to the Good book cover

    Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics

    From the True to the Good, 1st Edition

    By Samuel C Wheeler

    Much contemporary metaphysics, moved by an apparent necessity to take reality to consist of given beings and properties, presents us with what appear to be deep problems requiring radical changes in the common sense conception of persons and the world. Contemporary meta-ethics ignores questions…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences book cover

    Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Roche

    This book looks at two ‘revolutions’ in philosophy – phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • How to get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor's Toolkit book cover

    How to get Philosophy Students Talking

    An Instructor's Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fisher, Jonathan Tallant

    Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor’s Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge: Popper or Wittgenstein? book cover

    Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge

    Popper or Wittgenstein?, 1st Edition

    By Peter Munz

    Peter Munz, a former student of both Popper and Wittgenstein, begins his comparison of the two great twentieth-century philosophers, by explaining that since the demise of positivism there have emerged, broadly speaking, two philosophical options: Wittgenstein, with the absolute relativism of his…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Translation and the Nature of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals): A New Theory of Words book cover

    Translation and the Nature of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    A New Theory of Words, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Benjamin

    This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Questions on Wittgenstein (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Questions on Wittgenstein (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Rudolf Haller

    Wittgenstein, possibly the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century, is often labelled a Neopositivist, a New-Kantian, even a Sceptic. Questions on Wittgenstein, first published in 1988, presents a selection of nine essays investigating a matter of vital philosophical importance:…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein's Intentions (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Wittgenstein's Intentions (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by STUART SHANKER, Canfield John

    Wittgenstein’s Intentions, first published in 1993, presents a series of essays dedicated to the great Wittgenstein exegete John Hunter. The problematic topics discussed are identified not only by Wittgenstein’s own philosophical writings, but also by contemporary scholarship: areas of ambiguity,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By PAUL Johnston

    Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ‘truth’ in ethics, or…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation book cover

    Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation

    1st Edition

    By Silvia G. Dapía

    Making an important contribution to studies in Literature and Philosophy, this book reads Jorge Luis Borges philosophically, particularly in reference to his use of representation and reality. Rather than attempting to subordinate Borges to a set of philosophical constructs, to reduce Borges’ texts…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Bakhtin and Theatre: Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski book cover

    Bakhtin and Theatre

    Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski, 1st Edition

    By Dick Mccaw

    What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is ‘stopped being a serious genre’ after Shakespeare? Could a thinker to whose work ideas of theatricality, visuality, and embodied activity were so central really have nothing to say about theatrical practice? Bakhtin and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

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