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  1. The Immanent Word

    The Turn to Language in German Philosophy, 1759-1801

    By Katie Terezakis

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Immanent Word establishes that the philosophical study of language inaugurated in the 1759 works of Hamann and Lessing marks a paradigm shift in modern philosophy; it analyzes the transformation of that shift in works of Herder, Kant, Fichte, Novalis and Schlegel. It contends that recent...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. On Mechanism in Hegel's Social and Political Philosophy

    By Nathan Ross

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    On Mechanism in Hegel's Social and Political Philosophy examines the role of the concept of mechanism in Hegel’s thinking about political and social institutions. It counters as overly simplistic the notion that Hegel has an ‘organic concept of society’. It examines the thought of Hegel’s peers and...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Language and History in Adorno's Notes to Literature

    By Ulrich Plass

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse....

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Wittgenstein's Novels

    By Martin Klebes

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Analyzing features of Wittgenstein's philosophical work and including in-depth textual analyses, this study investigates the impact of Ludwig Wittgenstein's work on contemporary German and French novelists. Drawing upon aesthetics, architectural history, philosophy of science, and photography, the...

    Published April 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Emmanuel Levinas

    Ethics, Justice, and the Human Beyond Being

    By Lis Thomas

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Volition, Rhetoric, and Emotion in the Work of Pascal

    By Thomas Parker

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This study identifies and analyzes a compelling theory and practice of persuasion that integrates the complexity of human desire. It demonstrates how the philosophical component in Pascal's description of the will makes a seamless integration into a vehicle of persuasion and poetics, providing a...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Discourse, Desire, and Fantasy in Jurgen Habermas' Critical Theory

    By Kenneth MacKendrick

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book argues that Jürgen Habermas’ critical theory can be productively developed by incorporating a wider understanding of fantasy and imagination as part of its conception of communicative rationality and communicative pathologies. Given that meaning is generated both linguistically and...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Kant, Foucault, and Forms of Experience

    By Marc Djaballah

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This study presents the theoretical apparatus of Foucault’s early historical analyses as a version of Kantian criticism. In an initial textual exposition, the author attempts to distill a unified discursive practice from Kant’s theoretical writings, arguing for Foucault’s proximity to Kant on the...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Topics in the Philosophy of Possible Worlds

    By Daniel Nolan

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book discusses a range of important issues in current philosophical work on the nature of possible worlds. Areas investigated include the theories of the nature of possible worlds, general questions about metaphysical analysis and questions about the direction of dependence between what is...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Teleology and the Norms of Nature

    By William J. FitzPatrick

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This work is an examination of teleological attributions i.e. ascriptions of proper functions and natural ends) to the features and behavior of living things with a view to understanding their application to human life....

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge