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  • An Analysis of Knowing

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1958, this book focuses on the meaning, interpretation, and use of the verb ‘to know’. In our daily lives we are often claiming to know this or not to know that; and it is not therefore surprising that the verb has played a major role in philosophical speculation from Plato down…

    Paperback – 2016-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routlege Companion to Free Will

    Edited by Kevin Timpe, Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy

    Questions concerning free will are intertwined with issues in almost every area of philosophy, from metaphysics to philosophy of mind to moral philosophy, and are also informed by work in different areas of science (principally physics, neuroscience and social psychology). Free will is also a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Public Reason in Political Philosophy

    Classical Sources and Contemporary Commentaries

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Gaus F Gerald

    Public reason has been a constant theme in western political philosophy since the time of Hobbes, even if it has perhaps garnered focused attention only since John Rawls’s Political Liberalism (1993). Explicit analyses of public reason can be found in the great social contract theorists — Hobbes,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Locke’s Science of Knowledge

    By Matt Priselac

    John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a clear statement of an epistemological goal: to explain the limits of human knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. The actual text of the Essay, in stark contrast, takes a long and seemingly meandering path before returning to that goal…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • French Liberalism in the 19th Century

    An Anthology

    Edited by Robert Leroux, David Hart

    Political and economic liberalism has generally been considered to be of marginal import in France, but at an intellectual level, it is a different story. An exploration of the history of French economic thought shows how a rich intellectual tradition developed during the nineteenth century, which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Consciousness and the Great Philosophers

    What would they have said about our mind-body problem?

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    Consciousness and the Great Philosophers addresses the question of how the great philosophers of the past might have reacted to the contemporary problem of consciousness. Each of the thirty two chapters within this edited collection focuses on a major philosophical figure from the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Wollstonecraft's Ghost

    The Fate of the Female Philosopher in the Romantic Period

    By Andrew McInnes

    Focusing on the ways in which women writers from across the political spectrum engage with and adapt Wollstonecraft's political philosophy in order to advocate feminist reform, Andrew McInnes explores the aftermath of Wollstonecraft's death, the controversial publication of William Godwin's memoir…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Philosophy Past and Present

    Contemporary Responses to Classical Sources

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Aaron Segal

    In this innovative volume contemporary philosophers respond to classic works of Jewish philosophy. For each of twelve central topics in Jewish philosophy, Jewish philosophical readings, drawn from the medieval period through the twentieth century, appear alongside an invited contribution that…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Carlyle

    Prophet of To-day

    By F. A. Lea

    This title, first published in 1943, aims to discover and discuss the convictions which the philosopher Thomas Carlyle believed to be of importance for his time, and the ways in which he personally entertained these ideas. In doing this F. A. Lea has concentrated attention on the works which…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • Bentham's Political Thought

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    In this book, first published in 1973, the editor has drawn heavily on Bentham’s manuscripts and has tried to provide a coherent statement of Bentham’s legal and political thought. Unlike Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes or Mill, Bentham did not write one single work containing the basic principles of his…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
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    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • Libertarian Thought in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Freedom, Equality and Authority

    By William R. McKercher

    This book, first published in 1987, aims to characterise and identify the intellectual heritage of the proponents of the libertarian tradition. To set this within a theoretical framework, these ideas will be examined by using the pragmatic and conceptual formulations of freedom and authority, two…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

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