20th Century Products

  • 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
    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
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul

    By Agnes Czajka

    This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s work on democracy for interpreting contemporary struggles over democracy in Turkey. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance to Derrida, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Reason, Truth and God

    By J. Renford Bambrough

    Dealing with theological affirmations and philosophical reactions to them, this concise book presents insightful applications of modern general philosophy to religion. Originally published in 1969, the book investigates epistemological thinking first before turning to notions of assertion, belief,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

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