20th Century Products

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Seeing-as and Novelty brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Metaphysics

    A Contemporary Introduction, Fourth Edition

    By Michael J. Loux, Thomas M. Crisp

    Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theory

    By Mark Graham

    Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theory offers a wide ranging fusion of queer theory with anthropological theory, shifting away from the discussion of gender categories and identities that have often constituted a central concern of queer theory and instead exploring the queer elements of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    Queer Interventions

  • Philosophical Approaches to Cormac McCarthy

    Beyond Reckoning

    Edited by Christopher Eagle

    This book is the first edited collection to explore the role of philosophy in the works of Cormac McCarthy, significantly expanding the scope of philosophical inquiry into McCarthy’s writings. There is a strong and growing interest amongst philosophers in the relevance of McCarthy’s writings to key…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Sellars and Contemporary Philosophy

    Edited by David Pereplyotchik, Deborah R. Barnbaum

    Wilfrid Sellars made profound and lasting contributions to nearly every area of philosophy. The aim of this collection is to highlight the continuing importance of Sellars’ work to contemporary debates. The contributors include several luminaries in Sellars scholarship, as well as members of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the ideas in this book were developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power and it also reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and the lowers classes in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 

  • Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Routledge Revivals: Man and Technics (1932)

    A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1932, this book, based on an address delivered in 1931, presents a concise and lucid summary of the philosophy of the author of The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler. It was his conviction that the technical age — the culture of the machine age — which man had created in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

  • Routledge Revivals: A Modern Elementary Logic (1952)

    By L. Susan Stebbing

    First published in 1943, and revised for this 1952 edition, this book was intended for use by students of philosophy and as such traditional and modern developments in logic have been combined in a unified treatment. The author envisaged this volume as filling a gap for a simple, introductory text…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

  • The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism

    Critical encounters between Giorgio Agamben and architecture

    By Camillo Boano

    The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism explores the possible and potential relevance of Giorgio Agamben’s political thoughts and writings for the theory and the practice of architecture and urban design. It sketches out the potentiality of Agamben’s politics, which can affect change in current…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Injustice, Inequality and Ethics

    A Philisophical Introduction to Moral Problems

    By Robin Barrow

    Abortion, distribution of wealth, civil disobedience, reverse discrimination, sex-role stereotyping, censorship – what does philosophy have to contribute to these practical moral issues? In this important book, first published in 1982, Robin Barrow argues convincingly that the capacity to make fine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-27 
    Routledge Revivals

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