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  • Philosphy Without Metaphysics

    By Edmond Holmes

    Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom,’ but author Edmond Holmes fears the encroaching dominance of intellect over feeling. In this title, Holmes argues that metaphysics’ reliance on intellect and pure reason undermines the study of philosophy. Rather, Holmes suggests a return to intuitional philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pre-reflective Consciousness

    Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Sofia Miguens, Gerhard Preyer, Clara Bravo Morando

    Pre-reflective Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind delves into the relations between the current debates on consciousness within analytical philosophy and the debates taking place in continental philosophy in the twentieth century and in particular within the work of Sartre.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will

    Edited by Maureen Sie, Derk Pereboom

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will addresses the issue of whether we can make sense of the widespread conviction that we are morally responsible beings. It focuses on the claim that we deserve to be blamed and punished for our immoral actions, and how this claim can be justified given…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Translation and the Nature of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    A New Theory of Words

    By Andrew Benjamin

    This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    Popper or Wittgenstein?

    By Peter Munz

    Peter Munz, a former student of both Popper and Wittgenstein, begins his comparison of the two great twentieth-century philosophers, by explaining that since the demise of positivism there have emerged, broadly speaking, two philosophical options: Wittgenstein, with the absolute relativism of his…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By PAUL Johnston

    Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ‘truth’ in ethics, or…

    Paperback – 2015-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein's Intentions (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by STUART SHANKER, Canfield John

    Wittgenstein’s Intentions, first published in 1993, presents a series of essays dedicated to the great Wittgenstein exegete John Hunter. The problematic topics discussed are identified not only by Wittgenstein’s own philosophical writings, but also by contemporary scholarship: areas of ambiguity,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jeffery A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Questions on Wittgenstein (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rudolf Haller

    Wittgenstein, possibly the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century, is often labelled a Neopositivist, a New-Kantian, even a Sceptic. Questions on Wittgenstein, first published in 1988, presents a selection of nine essays investigating a matter of vital philosophical importance:…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation

    By Silvia G. Dapía

    Making an important contribution to studies in Literature and Philosophy, this book reads Jorge Luis Borges philosophically, particularly in reference to his use of representation and reality. Rather than attempting to subordinate Borges to a set of philosophical constructs, to reduce Borges’ texts…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Bakhtin and Theatre

    Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski

    By Dick Mccaw

    What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is ‘stopped being a serious genre’ after Shakespeare? Could a thinker to whose work ideas of theatricality, visuality, and embodied activity were so central really have nothing to say about theatrical practice? Bakhtin and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

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