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  • Situation and Human Existence: Freedom, Subjectivity and Society book cover

    Situation and Human Existence

    Freedom, Subjectivity and Society, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Kruks

    Social philosophy oscillates between two opposing ideas: that individuals fashion society, and that society fashions individuals. The concept of ‘situation’ was elaborated by the French existentialist thinkers to avoid this dilemma. Individuals are seen as actively situating themselves in society…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • A Study of the Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty book cover

    A Study of the Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Kruks

    This book, first published in 1987, is an extended examination of Merleau-Ponty’s political philosophy. It describes and critically elucidates the main political themes to be found in his writings, and shows how his political ideas are related to his general phenomenological philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • The Philosophy of Sartre book cover

    The Philosophy of Sartre

    1st Edition

    By Mary Warnock

    This book, first published in 1965, is a critical exposition of the philosophical doctrines of Jean-Paul Sartre. His contribution to ethical and political theory, and to metaphysics and ontology, is reviewed against the background of German idealism and phenomenology, and his arguments are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Existentialism from Within book cover

    Existentialism from Within

    1st Edition

    By E.L. Allen

    This book, first published in 1953, was one of the first written in English that attempted to provide a sympathetic analysis of the new movement of Existentialism. In the attempt to bring out what is of permanent value in what was at the time a study yet to gain academic recognition, it is a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Philosophies of Existence: An Introduction to the Basic Thought of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, Sartre book cover

    Philosophies of Existence

    An Introduction to the Basic Thought of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, Sartre, 1st Edition

    By Jean Wahl

    This book, first published in 1969, examines the ‘philosophies of existence’ or Existentialism and the field’s leading philosophers. These philosophers, the book argues, wished to distinguish themselves from other philosophies in their structure and approach – and it is that structure that this…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Beyond Existentialism book cover

    Beyond Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By J. Von Rintelen

    This book, first published in 1961, is a careful analysis of this modern movement of thought, and especially of its leading German representative Martin Heidegger. This study presents a sound reading and criticism of the existentialist thinkers.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Encounter with Nothingness: An Essay on Existentialism book cover

    Encounter with Nothingness

    An Essay on Existentialism, 1st Edition

    By Helmut Kuhn

    This book, first published in 1951, discusses the fundamental concepts which have crystallized around the fatal ‘crisis’. It proceeds by critically examining the theories which, from Kierkegaard to Heidegger, Sartre and their associates, have placed Existentialism in the focus of philosophical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Introduction to the New Existentialism book cover

    Introduction to the New Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By Colin Wilson

    Colin Wilson revitalised existentialism with a completely new approach to the philosophy. The six volumes of his ‘Outsider’ series created an existentialism that is not paralysed by its own nihilism. This book, first published in 1966, is a clear summary of the ideas of the ‘Outsider’ cycle, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Incommensurability Thesis book cover

    The Incommensurability Thesis

    1st Edition

    By Howard Sankey

    Originally published in 1994, The Incommensurability Thesis is a critical study of the Incommensurability Thesis of Thomas Kuhn and Paul Feyerabend. The book examines the theory that different scientific theories may be incommensurable because of conceptual variance. The book presents a critique of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chance and Error: The Theory of Evolution book cover

    Chance and Error

    The Theory of Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Marsh Hopkins

    Originally published in 1923 Chance and Error examines the vagaries of chance, and how this is the result of the interference of yes and no. The book basis its examination of chance on the idea of a two-sided coin. The book stipulates that contradictories are head and tail, or yes and no. When the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Locke: Epistemology and Metaphysics book cover

    Locke

    Epistemology and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udo Thiel

    This title was first published in 2002. This volume brings together recent journal articles on the main themes in John Locke’s immensely influential Essay concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1690. Most contributions are from the mid-eighties to 2000, reflecting some of the most…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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