Philosophy: 20th Century

  • Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole: Originality, Development and Progress book cover

    Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole

    Originality, Development and Progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roderick Main, David Henderson, Christian McMillan

    This book of expert essays explores the concept of the whole as it operates within the psychology of Jung, the philosophy of Deleuze, and selected areas of wider twentieth-century Western culture, which provided the context within which these two seminal thinkers worked. Addressing this topic from…

    Paperback – 2020-09-02 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • 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 – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    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

  • 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 – 2020-02-26
    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 – 2020-02-07
    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 – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

  • Pre-reflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind book cover

    Pre-reflective Consciousness

    Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sofia Miguens, Gerhard Preyer, Clara Morando

    Pre-reflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind delves into the relationship between the current analytical debates on consciousness and the debates that took place within continental philosophy in the twentieth century and in particular around the time of Sartre and within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries book cover

    Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and Scientism book cover

    Wittgenstein and Scientism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Beale, Ian James Kidd

    Wittgenstein criticised prevailing attitudes toward the sciences. The target of his criticisms was ‘scientism’: what he described as ‘the overestimation of science’. This collection is the first study of Wittgenstein’s anti-scientism - a theme in his work that is clearly central to his thought yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers book cover

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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