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Hegel and Empire From Postcolonialism to Globalism by M.A.R. Habib Hegel and Empire From Postcolonialism to Globalism

This book provides a clear and nuanced appraisal of Hegel's treatment of Africa, India, and Islam, and of the implications of this treatment for postcolonial and global studies. Analyzing Hegel's master-slave dialectic and his views on Africa, India, and Islam,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/11/2017

Schopenhauer on Self, World and Morality Vedantic and Non-Vedantic Perspectives by Arati Barua Schopenhauer on Self, World and Morality Vedantic and Non-Vedantic Perspectives

This volume is a unique collection of philosophical essays on various aspects of Schopenhauer's understanding of the nature and character of the world through the classical philosophies of the Vedanta and Buddhism and classical and modern thinkers like Bhartrhari, Tagore,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

The Poverty of Conceptual Truth Kant's Analytic/Synthetic Distinction and the Limits of Metaphysics by R. Lanier (Stanford University) Anderson The Poverty of Conceptual Truth Kant's Analytic/Synthetic Distinction and the Limits of Metaphysics

R. Lanier Anderson presents a new account of Kant's distinction between analytic and synthetic judgments, and provides it with a clear basis within traditional logic. He reconstructs compelling claims about the syntheticity of elementary mathematics, and re-animates Kant's arguments against...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena: Volume 2 Short Philosophical Essays by Arthur Schopenhauer Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena: Volume 2 Short Philosophical Essays

A new translation of the popular philosophical essays that made Schopenhauer famous, including essays on a diverse range of topics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Enlightenment and Utility Bentham in French, Bentham in France by Emmanuelle (Universite de Cergy-Pontoise) de Champs Enlightenment and Utility Bentham in French, Bentham in France

A major new study of Jeremy Bentham's engagement with contemporary French culture, from the Enlightenment through to the post-Revolutionary era.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Spinoza by Michael Della (Professor of Philosophy, Yale University) Rocca The Oxford Handbook of Spinoza
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Until recently, Spinoza's standing in Anglophone studies of philosophy has been relatively low and has only seemed to confirm Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi's assessment of him as < a dead dog.> However, an exuberant outburst of excellent scholarship on Spinoza has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Palgrave Schopenhauer Handbook by Sandra Shapshay The Palgrave Schopenhauer Handbook

This comprehensive Handbook offers a leading-edge yet accessible guide to the most important facets of Arthur Schopenhauer's philosophical system, the last true system of German philosophy. Written by a diverse, international and interdisciplinary group of eminent and up-and-coming scholars, each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Kant and the Question of Theology by Chris (Trinity International University, Illinois) Firestone Kant and the Question of Theology
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Kant scholars and analytic philosophers use varied perspectives to address problems surrounding Kant's theories of God and religion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

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William James on Democratic Individuality by Stephen (Brown University, Rhode Island) Bush William James on Democratic Individuality
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A study of William James' philosophy of democracy and pluralism and its relevance to modern debates.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings by Immanuel Kant, Immanuel Kant Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings
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A revised and updated edition of this pivotal work, which contemplates the kind of religion that Kant's own philosophy would support.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Kant and His German Contemporaries : Volume 1 Volume 1: Logic, Mind, Epistemology, Science and Ethics by Corey W. (University of Western Ontario) Dyck Kant and His German Contemporaries : Volume 1 Volume 1: Logic, Mind, Epistemology, Science and Ethics

A detailed and innovative study of Kant's engagement with the ideas and methods of previously neglected philosophical figures in eighteenth-century Germany.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings by Immanuel Kant, Immanuel Kant Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings
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A revised and updated edition of this pivotal work, which contemplates the kind of religion that Kant's own philosophy would support.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

Soren Kierkegaard Subjectivity, Irony, & the Crisis of Modernity by Dr. Jon (Associate Professor, Soren Kierkegaard Research Centre, University of Copenhagen) Stewart Soren Kierkegaard Subjectivity, Irony, & the Crisis of Modernity
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The book takes as its starting point the statement made by Kierkegaard towards the end of his life in which he claimed the model for his work had always been Socrates, and traces this influence on Kierkegaard's development as philosopher...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

The History and Philosophy of Science: A Reader by Daniel (Boston College, USA) McKaughan The History and Philosophy of Science: A Reader
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The History and Philosophy of Science: A Reader brings together seminal texts from antiquity to the end of the nineteenth century and makes them accessible in one volume for the first time. With readings from Aristotle, Aquinas, Copernicus, Galileo, Descartes,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts by Eric Ziolkowski Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts

Presents a collection of fourteen essays that illuminate the broad and often under appreciated variety of the nineteenth-century Danish thinker Soren Kierkegaard's engagements with literature and the arts. These essays explore Kierkegaard's relationship to literature, the performing arts, and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts by Eric Ziolkowski Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts

Presents a collection of fourteen essays that illuminate the broad and often under appreciated variety of the nineteenth-century Danish thinker Soren Kierkegaard's engagements with literature and the arts. These essays explore Kierkegaard's relationship to literature, the performing arts, and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Varieties of Continua From Regions to Points and Back by Geoffrey (University of Minnesota) Hellman, Stewart (Ohio State University) Shapiro Varieties of Continua From Regions to Points and Back
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Hellman and Shapiro explore the development of the idea of the continuous, from the Aristotelian view that a true continuum cannot be composed of points to the now standard, entirely punctiform frameworks for analysis and geometry. They then investigate the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

Mortal Thought Holderlin and Philosophy by James (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, School of the Humanities, China) Luchte Mortal Thought Holderlin and Philosophy
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Mortal Thought seeks to illustrate the artistic and philosophical contexts for Holderlin's poetic thought and to trace his profound impact upon subsequent philosophy, most notably Nietzsche, the Frankfurt School, Heidegger and Post-structuralism. Beginning with the point of departure of Holderlin...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Kant on Persons and Agency by Eric (University of California, San Diego) Watkins Kant on Persons and Agency
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Peirce on Realism and Idealism by Robert (University of West Georgia) Lane Peirce on Realism and Idealism

Re-evaluates Peirce's metaphysics, exploring his views on pragmatism, reality, truth, and the mind's relation to the external world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Kant on Reality, Cause, and Force From the Early Modern Tradition to the Critical Philosophy by Tal Glezer Kant on Reality, Cause, and Force From the Early Modern Tradition to the Critical Philosophy

Original analysis of Kant's category of reality, with wide-ranging implications for understanding his critical philosophy and its development.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Nietzsche's Metaphysics of the Will to Power The Possibility of Value by Tsarina (National University of Ireland, Galway) Doyle Nietzsche's Metaphysics of the Will to Power The Possibility of Value
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Presents a fresh interpretation of Nietzsche's controversial account of nature and value in relation to Kant and Hume.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Leibniz's Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles by Gonzalo (Oriel College, Oxford) Rodriguez-Pereyra Leibniz's Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles
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Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra presents a new study of Leibniz's Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles-a principle which rules out numerically distinct but perfectly similar things. He explores Leibniz's definition of the Principle, evaluates his arguments for and from it, and concludes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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The Bloomsbury Companion to Berkeley by Bertil (Lund University, Sweden) Belfrage The Bloomsbury Companion to Berkeley
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Due to his theory of 'immaterialism' and Schopenhauer's regard of him as the 'father of idealism', George Berkeley (1685-1753) is one of the most important thinkers of the Early Modern period. The Bloomsbury Companion to Berkeley is a comprehensive one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

On Liberty (Wisehouse Classics - The Authoritative Harvard Edition 1909) (2016) by John Stuart Mill On Liberty (Wisehouse Classics - The Authoritative Harvard Edition 1909) (2016)


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

A Companion to Kierkegaard by Dr. Jon Stewart A Companion to Kierkegaard

Jon Stewart, one of the world s leading experts on the work of Soren Kierkegaard, has here compiled the most comprehensive single-volume overview of Kierkegaard studies currently available.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Passion for Nothing Kierkegaard's Apophatic Theology by Peter Kline Passion for Nothing Kierkegaard's Apophatic Theology

The book examines Kierkegaard's apophaticism with reference to five themes: indirect communication, God, faith, hope, and love. Across these themes, the aim is to lend voice to the unruly energy of the unsayable and, in doing so, let Kierkegaard's theological,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by Robert J. (Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College) Fogelin Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
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This book is primarily a textual analysis that demonstrates the close relationship of David Hume's The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion with David Hume's central philosophical writings and its centrality to his relationship with scepticism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Thomas Reid on Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Paul Wood Thomas Reid on Mathematics and Natural Philosophy

Thomas Reid was an intellectual polymath interested in all aspects of Enlightenment thought. Paul Wood reconstructs Reid's career as a mathematician and natural philosopher and shows how he grappled with Sir Isaac Newton's scientific legacy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Man On Descartes's Passions of the Soul by Richard F. Hassing Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Man On Descartes's Passions of the Soul

This book describes Descartes's The Passions of the Soul as a foundational work of the Enlightenment, a precursor of later notions of the historicity of the human, and the first psychology of modern type: to understand and heal ourselves, we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism by Karl (University of Notre Dame, Indiana) Ameriks The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism
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Comprehensive and incisive, with three new chapters, this updated edition sees world-renowned scholars explore a rich and complex philosophical movement.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Hegel on Second Nature in Ethical Life by Andreja (University of California, Riverside) Novakovic Hegel on Second Nature in Ethical Life
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This book investigates the roles of habit and reflection in Hegel's account of subjective freedom in an objectively rational social order.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

The Palgrave Kant Handbook by Matthew C. Altman The Palgrave Kant Handbook

This essential Handbook provides a varied investigation of the work of Immanuel Kant, one of the most important and influential figures in the history of philosophy. With specially-commissioned contributions from leading international scholars in the field, this wide-ranging collection firstly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

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