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  1. Wittgenstein and Other Minds

    Rethinking Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity with Wittgenstein, Levinas, and Husserl

    By Soren Overgaard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    A compelling new approach to the problem that has haunted twentieth century philosophy in both its analytical and continental shapes. No other book addresses as thoroughly the parallels between Wittgenstein and leading Continental philosophers such as Levinas, Husserl, and Heidegger....

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Metaphor and Continental Philosophy

    From Kant to Derrida

    By Clive Cazeaux

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Over the last few decades there has been a phenomenal growth of interest in metaphor as a device which extends or revises our perception of the world. Clive Cazeaux examines the relationship between metaphor, art and science, against the backdrop of modern European philosophy and, in particular,...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Phenomenology and Imagination in Husserl and Heidegger

    By Brian Elliott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Phenomenology is one of the most pervasive and influential schools of thought in twentieth-century European philosophy. This book provides a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the idea of the imagination in Husserl and Heidegger. The author also locates phenomenology within the broader...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Laws in Nature

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Mumford outlines a major new theory of natural laws. His book begins with the question of whether there are any genuinely law-like phenomena in nature. The discussion addresses questions currently being debated by metaphysicians such as whether the laws of nature are necessary or contingent and...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Real Metaphysics

    Edited by Hallvard Lillehammer, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Real Metaphysics brings together new articles by leading metaphysicians to honour Hugh Mellor's outstanding contribution to metaphysics. Some of the most outstanding minds of current times shed new light on all the main topics in metaphysics: truth, causation, dispositions and properties,...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Karl Jaspers

    Politics and Metaphysics

    By Dr Chris Thornhill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book sets out a new reading of the much-neglected philosophy of Karl Jaspers. By questioning the common perception of Jaspers either as a proponent of irrationalist cultural philosophy or as an early, peripheral disciple of Martin Heidegger, it re-establishes him as a central figure in modern...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Hilary Putnam

    Pragmatism and Realism

    Edited by James Conant, Ursula M. Zeglen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Edited by Richard Gaskin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book is a systematic and historical exploration of the philosophical significance of grammar. In the first half of the twentieth century, and in particular in the writings of Frege, Husserl, Russell, Carnap and Wittgenstein, there was sustained philosophical reflection on the nature of grammar...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 January 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Donald Davidson

    Truth, Meaning and Knowledge

    Edited by Ursula M. Zeglen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Donald Davidson has made enormous contributions to the philosophy of action, epistemology, semantics and philosophy of mind and today is recognized as one of the most important analytical philosophers of the late twentieth century.Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning and Knowledge addresses* Davidson's...

    Published December 31st 2005 by Routledge