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  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality

    By Stephen Acreman

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart, or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
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    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
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    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke

    Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Hume’s Science of Human Nature

    Scientific Realism, Reason, and Substantial Explanation

    By David Landy

    Hume’s Science of Human Nature is an investigation of the philosophical commitments underlying Hume's methodology in pursuing what he calls ‘the science of human nature’. It argues that Hume understands scientific explanation as aiming at explaining the inductively-established universal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 10

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well recognised, but scholars have recently 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 Smith’s…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
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    The Adam Smith Review

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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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…

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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…

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    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • Justice, Humanity and the New World Order

    By Ian Ward

    This book was first published in 2003.Justice, Humanity and the New World Order offers a refreshing analysis of current jurisprudential concerns regarding the new world order, by examining them in the intellectual context of the late eighteenth-century Enlightenment. After setting the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

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