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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: 15/09/2017

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

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

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

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

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: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

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

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The Oxford Handbook of Spinoza by Professor of Philosophy Michael (Yale University) Della Rocca The Oxford Handbook of Spinoza


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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: 30/09/2017

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: 12/10/2017

Journals and Debating Speeches The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill by John M. Robson Journals and Debating Speeches The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

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

Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings by Immanuel Kant, Robert Merrihew Adams 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: 30/11/2017

Kant: Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason And Other Writings by Immanuel Kant, Robert Merrihew Adams 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: 30/11/2017

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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

Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra The Tragic Buffoon by Francesca Cauchi Zarathustra Contra Zarathustra The Tragic Buffoon

This study, first published in 1998, makes a lively and welcome contribution to the critical analysis of Nietzsche's seminal classic This Spoke Zarathustra. Through a close textual reading of the neglected and ill-understood part four of the text, the author...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Zarathustra's Last Supper Nietzche's Eight Higher Men by Weaver Santaniello Zarathustra's Last Supper Nietzche's Eight Higher Men

This book, first published in 2005, explores the historical contextualization of Nietzsche's thought, focusing on his controversial Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The fourth part of Nietzsche's Zarathustra consists of Zarathustra's encounter with eight 'higher men' whom Zarathustra meets in succession on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Kantian Ethics, Dignity and Perfection by Dr. Paul (Macquarie University, Sydney) Formosa Kantian Ethics, Dignity and Perfection
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A clear and original perspective on Kantian ethics that focuses on the dignity, vulnerability and perfectibility of human rational agency.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Significance of Diderot's Essai sur le mA (c)rite et la vertu by Gordon B. Walters Jr. The Significance of Diderot's Essai sur le mA (c)rite et la vertu

Provides commentary on Diderot's translation of Shaftesbury's An Inquiry Concerning Virtue or Merit. By comparing the translation and notes, Walters demonstrates the evolution of Diderot's thought and artistic skill. Walters discusses the difference between theism and deism, the question of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Herder's Hermeneutics History, Poetry, Enlightenment by Kristin (Temple University, Philadelphia) Gjesdal Herder's Hermeneutics History, Poetry, Enlightenment
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This book offers new perspectives on the historical origins and contemporary challenges of modern hermeneutics through a detailed exploration of Herder's Enlightenment philosophy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Bernard Mandeville: A Treatise of the Hypochondriack and Hysterick Diseases (1730) by Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon Bernard Mandeville: A Treatise of the Hypochondriack and Hysterick Diseases (1730)

This work reflects on hypochondria as well as on the global functioning of the human mind and on the place of the patient/physician relationship in the wider organisation of society. First published in 1711, revised and enlarged in 1730, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Badiou and Hegel Infinity, Dialectics, Subjectivity by Jim Vernon Badiou and Hegel Infinity, Dialectics, Subjectivity


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

Critique of Pure Reason by Michael O'Sullivan Critique of Pure Reason

More than two centuries after its initial publication in 1781, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason remains perhaps the most influential text in modern philosophy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Phenomenology of Spirit by Ian Jackson The Phenomenology of Spirit

Hegel's most influential work introduces the idea that philosophical truths are inseparable from the history of philosophy and the histories and politics of the societies in which they arise.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Phenomenology of Spirit by Ian Jackson The Phenomenology of Spirit

Hegel's most influential work introduces the idea that philosophical truths are inseparable from the history of philosophy and the histories and politics of the societies in which they arise.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Beyond Good and Evil by Don Berry Beyond Good and Evil

In Beyond God, Neitzsche explores what society might look like if we were brave enough to emerge fully from the shadow of the Christian God proposing that God is dead-and that philosophers of the future must construct a new morality...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

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