History of Philosophy Products

  • Hume’s Moral Philosophy and Contemporary Psychology

    Edited by Rico Vitz, Philip A. Reed

    Recent work at the intersection of moral philosophy and the philosophy of psychology has dealt mostly with Aristotelian virtue ethics. The dearth of scholarship that engages with Hume’s moral philosophy, however, is both noticeable and peculiar. Hume's Moral Philosophy and Contemporary Psychology…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Socrates II

    Edited by William Prior

    Socrates is perhaps the most famous philosopher in the Western intellectual tradition. He raised fundamental questions, such as ‘what is justice?’ and ‘does virtue produce happiness?’. Although he wrote nothing himself, he is the source of a vast literature, beginning with Plato, Xenophon, and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Historicism and Knowledge

    By Robert D'Amico

    A critical account of the case for historicism from Popper to Foucault, this volume, originally published in 1989, shows the viability of an historicist account of knowledge by replying to traditional objections and the need for defenses of realism and reference at the heart of most alternatives to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Foundations of Modern Historical Thought

    From Machiavelli to Vico

    By Paul Avis

    The emergence of a sense of the past in Renaissance humanism gave rise to a new historical consciousness about the meaning of history and methods of historical enquiry. This book, originally published in 1986, provides an in-depth critical introduction to the historical thought of some of the most…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Idealism and Pragmatism

    Traditions in Dialogue

    Edited by Robert Stern

    This book explores the complex relationship between the philosophical schools of idealism and pragmatism. Idealism is the older tradition, with roots in Plato and Platonism, and has been developed in a myriad of forms. At heart, it holds that reality is either mind-like, or is contained in the mind…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Self-Cultivation

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Dennis, Sander Werkhoven

    The aim of Ethics and Self-Cultivation is to establish a new "cultivation of the self" strand within contemporary moral philosophy. Although the revival of virtue ethics has helped reintroduce the eudaimonic tradition into mainstream philosophical debates, it has by and large been a revival of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Community and Loyalty in American Philosophy

    Royce, Sellars, and Rorty

    By Steven A. Miller

    American pragmatism has always had at its heart a focus on questions of communities and ethics. This book explores the interrelated work of three thinkers influenced by the pragmatist tradition: Josiah Royce, Wilfrid Sellars, and Richard Rorty. These thinkers’ work spanned the range of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy

    Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing

    Edited by Jan Kandiyali

    Interest in the study of Marx’s thought has shown a revival in recent years, with a number of newly established academic societies, conferences, and journals dedicated to discussing his thought. This book brings together distinguished and up-and-coming scholars to provide a major re-evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Locke’s Ideas of Mind and Body

    By Han-Kyul Kim

    This book offers a systematic and sustained attempt to address the interpretive challenge of Locke’s philosophy of mind. Locke has been considered a Cartesian dualist, a reductive materialist, and even an idealist. These conflicting interpretations have given rise to the widespread accusation that…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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