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  1. Kant’s Inferentialism

    The Case Against Hume

    By David Landy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Kant’s Inferentialism draws on a wide range of sources to present a reading of Kant’s theory of mental representation as a direct response to the challenges issued by Hume in A Treatise of Human Nature. Kant rejects the conclusions that Hume draws on the grounds that these are predicated on Hume’s...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Post-Critical Kant

    Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum

    By Bryan Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this project to be the "keystone" of his...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hume's Aesthetic Theory

    Sentiment and Taste in the History of Aesthetics

    By Dabney Townsend

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Hume's Aesthetic Theory examines the neglected area of the development of aesthetics in empiricist thinking, exploring the link between the empiricist background of aesthetics in the eighteenth century and the work of David Hume.This is a major contribution to our understanding of Hume's general...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Kant’s Theory of the Self

    By Arthur Melnick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    The self for Kant is something real, and yet is neither appearance nor thing in itself, but rather has some third status. Appearances for Kant arise in space and time where these are respectively forms of outer and inner attending (intuition). Melnick explains the "third status" by identifying...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetics and Morals in the Philosophy of David Hume

    By Timothy M Costelloe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    The book has two aims. First, to examine the extent and significance of the connection between Hume's aesthetics and his moral philosophy; and, second, to consider how, in light of the connection, his moral philosophy answers central questions in ethics. The first aim is realized in chapters 1-4....

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Hume's Difficulty

    Time and Identity in the Treatise

    By Donald L.M. Baxter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this volume--the first, focused study of Hume on time and identity--Baxter focuses on Hume’s treatment of the concept of numerical identity, which is central to Hume's famous discussions of the external world and personal identity. Hume raises a long unappreciated, and still unresolved,...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Hume, Reason and Morality

    A Legacy of Contradiction

    By Sophie Botros

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Covering an important theme in Humean studies, this book focuses on Hume's hugely influential attempt in book three of his Treatise of Human Nature to derive the conclusion that morality is a matter of feeling, not reason, from its link with action. Claiming that Hume's argument contains a...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Hume's Philosophy Of The Self

    By Tony Pitson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Naturalization of the Soul

    Self and Personal Identity in the Eighteenth Century

    By John Barresi, Raymond Martin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Naturalization of the Soul charts the development of the concepts of soul and self in Western thought, from Plato to the present. It fills an important gap in intellectual history by being the first book to emphasize the enormous intellectual transformation in the eighteenth century, when the...

    Published February 12th 2004 by Routledge

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