Philosophy: 20th Century

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Conversations with Lacan

    Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan, 1st Edition

    By Sergio Benvenuto

    Conversations with Lacan: 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Autonomy Unbound book cover

    Autonomy Unbound

    1st Edition

    By Paul Barry Clarke

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how the question of autonomy has come to be of recent interest in political theory. The author argues that autonomy goes deep into the Western consciousness and is a part of our very mode of being. He suggests that while autonomy is not universal,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Derrida, Responsibility and Politics book cover

    Derrida, Responsibility and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Morag Patrick

    Published in 1997, Jacques Derrida's ’deconstructive method’ or ’deconstructionism’ is renowned as a species of anarchic free play, an antifoundationalism which can only end in a ruinous irrationalism and thereby the denial of all possibility of discrimination or judgement. In this book, Morag…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry book cover

    Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons

    An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sauchelli

    Derek Parfit (1942-2017) is widely considered to be one of the most important moral philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Reasons and Persons is arguably the most influential of the two books published in his lifetime and hailed as a classic work of ethics and personal identity. Derek Parfit’s…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Artificial Intelligence: The Case Against book cover

    Artificial Intelligence

    The Case Against, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rainer Born

    The purpose of this book, originally published in 1987, was to contribute to the advance of artificial intelligence (AI) by clarifying and removing the major sources of philosophical confusion at the time which continued to preoccupy scientists and thereby impede research. Unlike the vast majority…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

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