Philosophy: 20th Century

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial

    By Peter Burdon

    This book uses Hannah Arendt’s controversial text Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil to examine major themes in contemporary jurisprudence, including the nature of law, legal authority, the duty of citizens, the nexus between morality and law and political action. Hannah Arendt…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice book cover

    A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words.   In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Exploring Practical Philosophy: From Action to Values book cover

    Exploring Practical Philosophy: From Action to Values

    By Dan Egonsson, Jonas Josefsson, Toni Rønnow-Rasmussen

    This title was first published in 28/11/2001: The broad label ’practical philosophy’ brings together such topics as ethics and metaethics as well as philosophy of law, society, art and religion. In practical philosophy, theory of value and action is basic, and woven into our understanding of all…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading book cover

    Samuel Weber

    Acts of Reading

    By Simon Morgan Wortham

    Title first published in 2003. 'Weber is probably the only person in his generation who is equally at home in and directly informed about contemporary literary theory and its antecedents in Germany, France, and the US. His theoretical interest in psychoanalysis serves as a viewpoint from which a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Justice, Humanity and the New World Order book cover

    Justice, Humanity and the New World Order

    By Ian Ward

    This book was first published in 2003.Justice, Humanity and the New World Order offers a refreshing analysis of current jurisprudential concerns regarding the new world order, by examining them in the intellectual context of the late eighteenth-century Enlightenment. After setting the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Early Ethical Writings of Aurel Kolnai book cover

    Early Ethical Writings of Aurel Kolnai

    By Francis Dunlop

    This title was first published in 2002: Kolnai's later work in moral philosophy is well-known, and interest in it continues to grow, but his dissertation, Ethical Value and Reality, has received little attention - although Kolnai himself said that it contains the germs of nearly all his subsequent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein on Thought, Language and Philosophy: From Theory to Therapy book cover

    Wittgenstein on Thought, Language and Philosophy

    From Theory to Therapy

    By Christoffer Gefwert

    This title was first published in 2000:  What was Wittgenstein's relation to "theory of meaning" in his post-1937 writings and what was his characterization of "philosophy" ? How does "philosophy" in Wittgenstein's later writings differ from what is usually accepted in modern academic '…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries book cover

    Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    By Philippe Gavi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968 and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates about…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology book cover

    Imagination and Social Perspectives

    Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology

    Edited by Michela Summa, Thomas Fuchs, Luca Vanzago

    Our experience of other individuals as minded beings goes hand in hand with the awareness that they have a unique epistemic and emotional perspective on the experienced objects and situations. The same object can be seen from many different points of view, an event can awaken different emotional…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics book cover

    Peirce’s Speculative Grammar

    Logic as Semiotics

    By Francesco Bellucci

    Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics offers a comprehensive, philologically accurate, and exegetically ambitious developmental account of Peirce’s theory of speculative grammar. The book traces the evolution of Peirce’s grammatical writings from his early research on the classification…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject: Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject

    Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis

    By John L. Roberts

    Recent scholarship has inquired into the socio-historical, discursive genesis of trauma. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject, however, seeks what has not been actualized in trauma studies – that is, how the necessity and unassailable intensity of trauma is fastened to its historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

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