Arguments of the Philosophers

  • Cavendish

    By David Cunning

    Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673) was a philosopher, poet, scientist, novelist, and playwright of the seventeenth century. Her work is important for a number of reasons. It presents an early and compelling version of the naturalism that is found in current-day philosophy; it offers important insights…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
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  • Karl Marx

    2nd Edition

    By Allen Wood

    This is one of the most respected books on Marx's philosophical thought. Wood explains Marx's views from a philosophical standpoint and defends him against common misunderstandings and criticisms. All the major philosophical topics in Marx's work are considered: the central concept of alienation;…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
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  • Quine

    By Peter Hylton

    Quine was one of the foremost philosophers of the Twentieth century. In this outstanding overview of Quine's philosophy, Peter Hylton shows why Quine is so important and how his philosophical naturalism has been so influential within analytic philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Quine's…

    Paperback – 2010-01-04
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  • Mill

    By John Skorupski

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19
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  • Malebranche

    By Andrew Pyle

    Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715) is one of the most important philosophers of the seventeenth century after Descartes. A pioneer of rationalism, he was one of the first to champion and to further Cartesian ideas.Andrew Pyle places Malebranche's work in the context of Descartes and other philosophers…

    Paperback – 2006-11-22
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  • Aquinas

    By Eleonore Stump

    Few philosophers or theologians exerted as much influence on the shape of medieval thought as Thomas Aquinas. He ranks amongst the most famous of the Western philosophers and was responsible for almost single-handedly bringing the philosophy of Aristotle into harmony with Christianity. He was also…

    Paperback – 2005-09-13
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  • Karl Marx

    2nd Edition

    By Wood Allen

    This is one of the most respected books on Marx's philosophical thought. Wood explains Marx's views from a philosophical standpoint and defends Marx against common misunderstandings and criticisms of his views. All the major philosophical topics in Marx's work are considered: the central concept of…

    Paperback – 2004-02-12
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  • Rousseau

    By Timothy O'Hagan

    Timothy O'Hagan investigates Jean-Jacques Rousseau's writings concerning the formation of humanity, of the individual and of the citizen in his three master works: the Discourse on the Origin of Inequality among Men, Emile and the Social Contract. He explores Rousseau's reflections on the sexes,…

    Paperback – 2003-06-05
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  • Merleau-Ponty

    By Stephen Priest

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty is known and celebrated as a renowned phenomenologist and is considered a key figure in the existentialist movement. In this wide-ranging and penetrative study, Stephen Priest engages Merleau-Ponty across the full range of his philosophical thought. He considers…

    Paperback – 2003-04-24
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  • Hegel

    By Michael Inwood

    In this clear, critical examination of the ideas of one of the greatest and most influential of modern philosophers, M.J. Inwood makes Hegel's arguments fully accessible. He reconstructs Hegel's thought throughout the book by arguing with him, considering Hegel's system as a whole and examining the…

    Paperback – 2002-01-17
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  • Hume-Arg Philosophers

    By Barry Stroud

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1999-05-06
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  • The Sceptics

    By R.J. Hankinson

    The Sceptics is the first comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of Greek scepticism, from the beginnings of epistemology with Xenophanes, to the final full development of Pyrrhonism as presented in the work of Sextus Empiricus. Tracing the evolution of scepticism from 500 B.C to A.D 200, this clear…

    Paperback – 1998-03-26
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  • Santayana

    Edited by T.L.S. Sprigge

    This classic study of Santayana was the first book to appear in the Arguments of the Philosophers series. Growing interest in the work of this important American philosopher has prompted this new edition of the book complete with a new preface by the author reassessing his own ideas about Santayana…

    Paperback – 1995-03-09
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  • Locke

    By Michael Ayers

    John Locke is the greatest English philosopher. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, one of the most influential books in the history of thought, is his greatest work. In this study the historical meaning and philosophical significance of Locke's Essay are investigated more comprehensively than…

    Paperback – 1993-12-02
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  • Wittgenstein

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J. Fogelin

    No serious philosopher or student of philosophy can afford to neglect Wittgenstein's work. Professor Fogelin provides an authoritative critical evaluation of both the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and Philosophical Investigations, enabling the reader to come to grips with these difficult yet key…

    Paperback – 1987-03-12
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  • Nietzsche

    By Richard Schacht

    Few philosophers have been as widely misunderstood as Nietzsche. His detractors and followers alike have often fundamentally misinterpreted him, distorting his views and intentions and criticizing or celebrating him for reasons removed from the views he actually held. Now Nietzsche assesses his…

    Paperback – 1985-03-07
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  • Descartes

    By Margaret Dauler Wilson

    One of the most significant studies of Descartes in recent times. It concentrates on the Meditations to show Descartes' philosophy in the context of his overall scientific objectives, not all of them fully explicit in the texts.…

    Paperback – 1982-11-01
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  • The Presocratic Philosophers

    By Jonathan Barnes

    The Presocratics were the founding fathers of the Western philosophical tradition, and the first masters of rational thought. This volume provides a comprehensive and precise exposition of their arguments, and offers a rigorous assessment of their contribution to philosophical thought.…

    Paperback – 1982-09-16
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