Modern Philosophy (16th Century-18th Century) Products

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Media

    A Short History of Ideas and Innovations from Socrates to Social Media

    By Robert Hassan, Thomas Sutherland

    Since the late-1980s the rise of the Internet and the emergence of the Networked Society have led to a rapid and profound transformation of everyday life. Underpinning this revolution is the computer – a media technology that is capable of not only transforming itself, but almost every other…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Journey into Philosophy

    An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings

    By Stan Baronett

    The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner. The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion In Focus

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Based on the original handwritten manuscript, this book provides a new, accurate edition of Hume’s important work, faithful to his original text, marginal notes, and changes. Stanley Tweyman’s comprehensive introduction gives an interpretation of the Dialogues as a whole, as well as close analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Reality and Self-Realization

    Bhaskar's Metaphilosophical Journey toward Non-dual Emancipation

    By MinGyu Seo

    Since the publication of Roy Bhaskar’s A Realist Theory of Science in 1975, critical realism has been evolved as one of the new developments in the areas of philosophy of natural and social science which offers an alternatively fresh view to the existing theories including positivism and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Berkeley’s Principles

    Expanded and Explained

    By George Berkeley, Tyron Goldschmidt, Scott Stapleford

    Berkeley's Principles: Expanded and Explained includes the entire classical text of the Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge in bold font, a running commentary blended seamlessly into the text in regular font and analytic summaries of each section. The commentary is like a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    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 – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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