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  1. Gaston Bachelard

    Critic of Science and the Imagination

    By Cristina Chimisso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this new study, Cristina Chimisso explores the work of the French Philosopher of Science, Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962) by situating it within French cultural life of the first half of the century. The book is introduced by a study - based on an analysis of portraits and literary representations...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    By Chon Tejedor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

    By Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Subject in Question

    Sartre's Critique of Husserl in The Transcendence of the Ego

    By Stephen Priest

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    The Subject in Question provides a fascinating insight into a debate between two of the twentieth century's most famous philosophers - Jean-Paul Sartre and Edmund Husserl - over the key notions of conscious experience and the self. Sartre's The Transcendence of the Ego, published in 1937, is a...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Trust and Toleration

    By Richard H. Dees

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Toleration would seem to be the most rational response to deep conflicts. However, by examining the conditions under which trust can develop between warring parties, it becomes clear that a fundamental shift in values - a conversion - is required before toleration makes sense. This book argues that...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

    By Giuseppina D'Oro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Giuseppina D'Oro explores Collingwood's work in epistemology and metaphysics, uncovering his importance beyond his better known work in philosophy of history and aesthetics. This major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important figures in history of philosophy will be essential...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Naturalism

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Naturalism provides a rigorous analysis and critique of the major varieties of contemporary philosophical naturalism. The authors advocate the thesis that contemporary naturalism should be abandoned, in light of the serious objections raised against it. Contributors draw on a wide range of topics...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy After Postmodernism

    Civilized Values and the Scope of Knowledge

    By Paul Crowther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Formulating a new approach to philosophy which, instead of simply rejecting postmodern thought, tries to assimilate some of its main features, Paul Crowther identifies conceptual links between value, knowledge, personal identity and civilization understood as a process of cumulative advance.To...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. From Kant to Davidson

    Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental

    Edited by Jeff Malpas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Recent philosophy has seen the idea of the transcendental, first introduced in its modern form in the work of Kant, take on a new prominence.Bringing together an international range of younger philosophers and established thinkers, this volume opens up the idea of the transcendental, examining it...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image
    By Alison Ross
    To Be Published November 12th 2014
  2. C. D. Broad’s Philosophy of Time
    By L. Nathan Oaklander
    To Be Published May 31st 2015

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