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

  • The Limits of Moral Obligation

    Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can

    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler

    This volume responds to the growing interest in finding explanations for why moral claims may lose their validity based on what they ask of their addressees. Two main ideas relate to that question: the moral demandingness objection and the principle "ought implies can." Though both of these ideas…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Kant and Non-Conceptual Content

    Edited by Dietmar H. Heidemann

    Conceptualism is the view that cognizers can have mental representations of the world only if they possess the adequate concepts by means of which they can specify what they represent. By contrast, non-conceptualism is the view that mental representations of the world do not necessarily presuppose…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

    Edited by Emily Carson, Lisa Shabel

    There is a long tradition, in the history and philosophy of science, of studying Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, but recently philosophers have begun to examine the way in which Kant’s reflections on mathematics play a role in his philosophy more generally, and in its development. For example, in…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza on Politics

    By Daniel Frank, Jason Waller

    Baruch Spinoza is one of the most influential and controversial political philosophers of the early modern period. Though best-known for his contributions to metaphysics, Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise (1670) and his unfinished Political Treatise (1677) were widely debated and helped to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • The Politics of Nothing

    On Sovereignty

    Edited by Clare Monagle, Dimitris Vardoulakis

    This book questions what sovereignty looks like when it is de-ontologised; when the nothingness at the heart of claims to sovereignty is unmasked and laid bare. Drawing on critical thinkers in political theology, such as Schmitt, Agamben, Nancy, Blanchot, Paulhan, The Politics of Nothing asks what…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • The Scotch Metaphysics

    A Century of Enlightenment in Scotland

    By George E. Davie

    Focusing on the works of Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart, Sir William Hamilton, Thomas Brown and James Frederick Ferrier, this book offers a definitive account of an important philosophical movement, and represents a ground-breaking contribution to scholarship in the area. Essential reading for…

    Paperback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Art and Ethics in a Material World

    Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy

    By Jennifer A McMahon

    In this book, McMahon argues that a reading of Kant’s body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language (which arguably is a Kantian legacy) leads one to put community reception ahead of individual reception in the order of aesthetic relations. A core premise of the book is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, Thomas Constantinesco

    This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Transatlantic, yet…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Richard Cantillon's Essay on the Nature of Trade in General

    A Variorum Edition

    By Richard Cantillon

    Edited by Richard van den Berg

    The Essay on the Nature of Trade in General was written in the early 1730s by Richard Cantillon, a speculator and banker who had made a vast fortune during the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles of 1719-20. The work remained unpublished for about two decades, but when it appeared posthumously in…

    Hardback – 2015-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • New Essays on Thomas Reid

    Edited by Patrick Rysiew

    Thomas Reid (1710-96) was a contemporary of both David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and a central figure in the Scottish School of Common Sense. Until recently, his work has been largely neglected, and often misunderstood. Like Kant, Reid cited Hume’s Treatise as the main spur to his own philosophical…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge

  • The Neo-Kantian Reader

    Edited by Sebastian Luft

    The latter half of the nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth century witnessed a remarkable resurgence of interest in Kant’s philosophy in Continental Europe, the effects of which are still being felt today. The Neo-Kantian Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

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