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  • Ethics and Social Survival

    By Milton Fisk

    When speaking of society’s role in ethics, one tends to think of society as regimenting people through its customs. Ethics and Social Survival rejects theories that treat ethics as having justification within itself and contends that ethics can have a grip on humans only if it serves their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Liberty, Toleration and Equality

    John Locke, Jonas Proast and the Letters Concerning Toleration

    By John Tate

    The seventeenth century English philosopher, John Locke, is widely recognized as one of the seminal sources of the modern liberal tradition. Liberty, Toleration and Equality examines the development of Locke’s ideal of toleration, from its beginnings, to the culmination of this development in Locke…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume I

    Edited by David Berman

    The material reprinted in this two-volume set, first published in 1989, covers the first eighty-five years in responses to George Berkeley’s writings. David Berman identifies several key waves of eighteenth-century criticism surrounding Berkeley’s philosophies, ranging from hostile and discounted,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume II

    Edited by David Berman

    The material reprinted in this two-volume set, first published in 1989, covers the first eighty-five years in responses to George Berkeley’s writings. David Berman identifies several key waves of eighteenth-century criticism surrounding Berkeley’s philosophies, ranging from hostile and discounted,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Kant for Everyman

    By Willibald Klinke

    First published in 1951. This title aims to familiarise the reader with the ideas of the sometimes difficult philosopher Immanuel Kant by presenting them in a more comprehensible form. Kant for Everyman provides an overview of the different stages in Kant’s life, and delivers a breakdown of his…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Judgement

    By H. W. Cassirer

    First published in 1938. The aim of this book is to expound Kant’s Critique of Judgement by interpreting all the details in the light of what Kant himself declares to be his fundamental problem. A Commentary on Kant’s Critique of Judgement provides an excellent introduction to Kant’s third critique…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Morality as Rationality

    A Study of Kant's Ethics

    By Barbara Herman

    First published in 1990. The aim of this thesis is to show that the way to understand the central claims of Kant’s ethics is to accept the idea that morality is a distinctive form of rationality; that the moral "ought" belongs to a system of imperatives based in practical reason; and that moral…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Kant's Theory of Knowledge

    An Outline of One Central Argument in the 'Critique of Pure Reason'

    By Graham Bird

    First published in 1962. Kant’s philosophical works, and especially the Critique of Pure Reason, have had some influence on recent British philosophy. But the complexities of Kant’s arguments, and the unfamiliarity of his vocabulary, inhibit understanding of his point of view. In Kant’s Theory of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Kant's Solution for Verification in Metaphysics

    By D. P. Dryer

    First published in 1966. Professor Dryer has furnished a highly illuminating account of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason by unfolding its central argument. Kant’s Solution for Verification in Metaphysics brings out the light which Kant has to throw on central topics of philosophy. It takes its place…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • The Role of Taste in Kant's Theory of Cognition

    By Hannah Ginsborg

    First published in 1990. This title, originally a Ph. D. dissertation submitted to the Department of Philosophy at Harvard University in July 1988, grew out of an interest in the foundations of twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Believing that the idea of the primacy of judgment was an…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

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