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  • Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice. His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his. In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Modernity and Crisis in the Thought of Michel Foucault

    The Totality of Reason

    By Matan Oram

    This book addresses Foucault’s characterizations of the Enlightenment, asking whether the developmental history of the modern conception of knowledge--from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment--warrants the conclusion he draws. From the perspective of a critical evaluation of Foucault's thesis on "…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Deleuze and Psychology

    By Maria Nichterlein, John M. Morss

    Gilles Deleuze is one of the most prominent philosophers of the 20th century and a figure whose ideas are increasingly influential throughout the humanities and social sciences. His work, particularly his collaborations with psychoanalyst Felix Guattari, focused on the articulation of a philosophy…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • How History Matters to Philosophy

    Reconsidering Philosophy’s Past After Positivism

    By Robert C. Scharff

    In recent decades, widespread rejection of positivism’s notorious hostility toward the philosophical tradition has led to renewed debate about the real relationship of philosophy to its history. How History Matters to Philosophy takes a fresh look at this debate. Current discussion usually starts…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference

    Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements

    By Brian C. Lovato

    It has been nearly two centuries since Marx famously turned Hegel on his head in order to repurpose dialectics as a revolutionary way of thinking about the internal contradictions of our social relations. Despite critiques from post-structuralists, post-colonialists, and others, there has been a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Georges Bataille

    Key Concepts

    Edited by Mark Hewson, Marcus Coelen

    Georges Bataille (1897 - 1962) was a philosopher, writer, and literary critic whose work has had a significant impact across disciplines as diverse as philosophy, sociology, economics, art history and literary criticism, as well as influencing key figures in post-modernist and post-structuralist…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17 
    Key Concepts

  • The Temporality of Political Obligation

    By Justin Chandler Mueller

    The Temporality of Political Obligation offers a critique and reconceptualization of the ways in which our political obligations – what we owe to political authorities and communities, and the reasons why we ought to obey their rules – have been traditionally conceptualized, justified, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Phenomenology of Thinking

    Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

    Edited by Thiemo Breyer, Christopher Gutland

    This book draws connections between recent advances in analytic philosophy of mind and insights from the rich phenomenological tradition concerning the nature of thinking. By combining both analytic and continental approaches, the volume arrives at a more comprehensive understanding of the mental…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • On Obama

    By Paul C. Taylor

    On Obama examines some of the key philosophical questions that accompany the historic emergence of the 44th US president. The purpose of this book is to take seriously the once common thought that the Obama presidency had ushered in a post-historical age. Three questions organize the argument of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Thinking in Action

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling

    By John Lippitt

    Søren Kierkegaard is one of the key figures of nineteenth century thought, whose influence on subsequent philosophy, theology and literature is both extensive and profound. Fear and Trembling, which investigates the nature of faith through an exploration of the story of Abraham and Isaac, is one of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Pre-reflective Consciousness

    Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Sofia Miguens, Gerhard Preyer, Clara Bravo 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02

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