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Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

This series includes a rich backlist of some of the most important and influential philosophers from throughout the ages – including works on Plato, Nietzsche, Socrates and Rene Descartes. The latest addition to the series covers Daniel Dennett – considered one of the most central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years.

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  1. Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Second Series

    Edited by David Kilfoyle, Stuart Shanker

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Spinoza

    Edited by Genevieve Lloyd

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Benedict de Spinoza [1632-1677] is among the most fascinating and the most controversial of Western philosophers. These volumes provide a comprehensive selection of high quality critical discussions of his philosophy published in, or translated into English since 1970. The collection is designed to...

    Published May 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Deleuze and Guattari

    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Edited by Gary Genosko

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    The ideas of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and activist analyst Felix Guattari are transforming disciplinary practices across the humanities and social sciences.These three volumes gather together classic essays that demonstrate the richness of these fascinating and important thinkers...

    Published October 18th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Aristotle

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Lloyd P. Gerson

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    The works of Aristotle are central to the Western philosophical tradition, and scholarship on Aristotle, especially in English, has burgeoned enormously in the last forty years. Aristotle: Critical Assessments collects together articles on Aristotle's philosophy otherwise scattered over many...

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Bertrand Russell

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Andrew Irvine

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

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

    Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Nietzsche

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Daniel W. Conway

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Nietzsche: Critical Assessments collects together the very best scholarship available on Nietzsche's multi-dimensional thought.Nietzsche's writings are now considered seminal to a number of scholarly disciplines, including philosophy, political theory, depth psychology, jurisprudence, rhetoric,...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Plato: Critical Assessments

    Edited by Nicholas D. Smith

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    The philosophy of Plato, universally acknowledged as the most important thinker of the Ancient World, is a major focus of contemporary attention - not only among philosophers, but also classicists and literary and political theorists. This set selects the best and most influential examples of...

    Published March 11th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Socrates

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by William J. Prior

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    This four volume set is a collection of some of the most significant scholarship published on the philosophy of Socrates in the last half century. The contributors include many of the most prominent scholars in this field. As the growth in Socratic studies in the past three decades is due in large...

    Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge

  9. David Hume

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    These volumes bring together for the first time some of the most important research on the philosophy of David Hume. Hume wrote on a large variety of philosophic topics, and many of these are addressed in these volumes. The volumes cover the following areas: Volume 1 - Epistemology, Reason; Volume...

    Published December 21st 1994 by Routledge

  10. G.W. Leibniz

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Roger Woolhouse

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the seventeenth century's most important thinkers. A philosopher, mathematician and scientist, his work is comparable in scope and importance only to that of Newton and Descartes. His work dominated German philosophy until Kant, and was revived in...

    Published November 10th 1993 by Routledge

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