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  • The History of the Philosophy of Mind

    Six volume set

    Edited by Rebecca Copenhaver, Christopher Shields

    The History of the Philosophy of Mind is a major six-volume reference collection, covering the key topics, thinkers and debates within philosophy of mind, from Antiquity to the present day. Each volume is edited by a leading scholar in the field and comprises chapters written by an international…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy

    Edited by Antonio M. Nunziante, Luca Corti

    This edited volume systematically addresses the connection between Wilfrid Sellars and the history of modern philosophy, exploring both the content and method of this relationship. It intends both to analyze Sellars’ position in relation to singular thinkers of the modern tradition, and to inquire…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters, each focusing on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, that imaginatively engages…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion

    Descartes and Beyond

    Edited by Peter Anstey, Dana Jalobeanu

    This volume explores the themes of vanishing matter, matter and the laws of nature, the qualities of matter, and the diversity of the debates about matter in the early modern period. Chapters are unified by a number of interlocking themes which together enable some of the broader contours of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Self, Reason, and Freedom

    A New Light on Descartes' Metaphysics

    By Andrea Christofidou

    Freedom and its internal relation to reason is fundamental to Descartes’ philosophy in general, and to his Meditations on First Philosophy in particular. Without freedom his entire enquiry would not get off the ground, and without understanding the rôle of freedom in his work, we could not…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-09-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-09-12
    Routledge

  • Back to 'Things in Themselves'

    A Phenomenological Foundation for Classical Realism

    By Josef Seifert

    In an enlightening dialogue with Descartes, Kant, Husserl and Gadamer, Professor Seifert argues that the original inspiration of phenomenology was nothing other than the primordial insight of philosophy itself, the foundation of philosophia perennis. His radical rethinking of the phenomenological…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

  • Descartes and Method

    A Search for a Method in Meditations

    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage

    Rene Descartes credited his success in philosophy, mathematics, and physics to the discovery of a universal method of inquiry, but he provided no systematic description of his method. Descartes and Method carefully examines Descartes' scattered remarks on his application and puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations

    By Gary Hatfield

    Descartes is widely regarded to be the father of modern philosophy and his Meditations is among the most important philosophical texts ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes’ Meditations introduces the major themes in Descartes’ great book and acts as a companion for reading this key…

    Paperback – 2014-07-18
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

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