Philosophy: 20th Century

  • The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930: From Frege to Ramsey book cover

    The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930

    From Frege to Ramsey, 1st Edition

    By Michael Potter

    In this book Michael Potter offers a fresh and compelling portrait of the birth of modern analytic philosophy, viewed through the lens of a detailed study of the work of the four philosophers who contributed most to shaping it:  Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Frank Ramsey…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • French Thought and Literary Theory in the UK book cover

    French Thought and Literary Theory in the UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irving Goh

    This collection presents a sort of counter-history or counter-genealogy of the globalization of French thought from the point of view of scholars working in the UK. While the dominating discourse would attribute the US as the source of that globalization, particularly through the 1966 conference on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Appelqvist

    The limit of language is one of the most pervasive notions found in Wittgenstein’s work, both in his early Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and his later writings. Moreover, the idea of a limit of language is intimately related to important scholarly debates on Wittgenstein’s philosophy, such as the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Ludwig Klages and the Philosophy of Life: A Vitalist Toolkit book cover

    Ludwig Klages and the Philosophy of Life

    A Vitalist Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bishop

    This book provides a unique overview of and introduction to the work of the German psychologist and philosopher Ludwig Klages (1872-1956), an astonishing figure in the history of German ideas. Central to intellectual life in turn-of-the-century Munich, he went on to establish a reputation for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge

  • The Problem of Value Pluralism: Isaiah Berlin and Beyond book cover

    The Problem of Value Pluralism

    Isaiah Berlin and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By George Crowder

    Value pluralism is the idea, most prominently endorsed by Isaiah Berlin, that fundamental human values are universal, plural, conflicting, and incommensurable with one another. Incommensurability is the key component of pluralism, undermining familiar monist philosophies such as utilitarianism. But…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Knots: Post-Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film book cover

    Knots

    Post-Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by JEAN MICHEL RABATE

    This collection of specially commissioned essays offers a wide array of new psychoanalytic approaches impacted by Lacanian theory, queer studies, post-colonial studies, feminism, and deconstruction in the domains of film and literature. We have witnessed a remarkable return to psychoanalysis in…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934): Germany and World-Historical Evolution book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the majority of this book was developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power, with additional material which reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Totalitarianism and Philosophy book cover

    Totalitarianism and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Alan Haworth

    When Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin first came to power in the 1930s, their regimes were considered by many to represent a new and perplexing phenomenon. They were labelled ‘totalitarian’. But is ‘totalitarianism’ genuinely new, or is the word just another name for something old and familiar, namely…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Reading Brandom: On A Spirit of Trust book cover

    Reading Brandom

    On A Spirit of Trust, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilles Bouché

    Robert Brandom’s rationalist philosophy of language, expounded in his highly influential Making It Explicit, has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate, establishing him as one of the leading philosophers of his generation. In A Spirit of Trust, Brandom presents the fruits of his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Sartrean Mind book cover

    The Sartrean Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Eshleman, Constance Mui

    Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. His influence extends beyond academic philosophy to areas as diverse as anti-colonial movements, youth culture, literary criticism, and artistic developments around the world. Beginning with an introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

  • Conversations with Lacan: Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan book cover

    Conversations with Lacan

    Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan, 1st Edition

    By Sergio Benvenuto

    Lacan Today: Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan brings a unique, non-partisan approach to the work of Jacques Lacan, linking his psychoanalytic theory and ideas to broader debates in philosophy and the social sciences, in a book that shows how it is possible to see the value of Lacanian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jakob von Uexküll and Philosophy: Life, Environments, Anthropology book cover

    Jakob von Uexküll and Philosophy

    Life, Environments, Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Michelini, Kristian Köchy

    By some dismissed as the last of the anti-Darwinians, his fame as a rigorous biologist even tainted by an alleged link to National Socialist ideology, it is undeniable that Jakob von Uexküll (1864-1944) was eagerly read by many philosophers across the spectrum of philosophical schools, from Scheler…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

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