Philosophy: 20th Century

  • Phenomenology and Naturalism

    Edited by Rafael Winkler

    At present, ‘naturalism’ is arguably the dominant trend in both Anglo-American and European philosophy. Owing to the influence of the works of W.V.O. Quine, Wilfred Sellars, and Hillary Putnam, among others, naturalism both as a methodological and ontological position has become one of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology

    Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene

    By Vincent Blok

    This book examines the work of Ernst Jünger and its effect on the development of Martin Heidegger’s influential philosophy of technology. Vincent Blok offers a unique treatment of Jünger’s philosophy and his conception of the age of technology, in which both world and man appear in terms of their…

    Hardback – 2017-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and Political Science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language

    A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy

    By Arthur Sullivan

    This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Philosophical Approaches to Cormac McCarthy

    Beyond Reckoning

    Edited by Christopher Eagle

    This book is the first edited collection to explore the role of philosophy in the works of Cormac McCarthy, significantly expanding the scope of philosophical inquiry into McCarthy’s writings. There is a strong and growing interest amongst philosophers in the relevance of McCarthy’s writings to key…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Posthuman Ethics

    Embodiment and Cultural Theory

    By Patricia MacCormack

    Posthuman theory asks in various ways what it means to be human in a time when philosophy has become suspicious of claims about human subjectivity. Those subjects who were historically considered aberrant, and our future lives becoming increasingly hybrid show we have always been and are…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Cinesexuality

    By Patricia MacCormack

    Cinesexuality explores the queerness of cinema spectatorship, arguing that cinema spectatorship represents a unique encounter of desire, pleasure and perversion beyond dialectics of subject/object and image/meaning; an extraordinary 'cinesexual' relationship, that encompasses each event of cinema…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Queer Interventions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School

    Edited by Uriah Kriegel

    Both through his own work and that of his students, Franz Clemens Brentano (1838–1917) had an often underappreciated influence on the course of twentieth- and twenty-first-century philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School offers full coverage of Brentano’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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