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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Frege and the Logic of Sense and Reference

    By Kevin C. Klement

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

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

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Mathematics in Kant's Critical Philosophy

    Reflections on Mathematical Practice

    By Lisa Shabel

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book provides a reading of Kant's theory of the construction of mathematical concepts through a fully contextualised analysis. In this work the author argues that it is only through an understanding of the relevant eighteenth century mathematics textbooks, and the related mathematical practice...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Mystical in Wittgenstein's Early Writings

    By James Atkinson

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The aim of this book is to consider what reasonably follows from the hypothesis that the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus can be interpreted from a mystical point of view. Atkinson intends to elucidate Wittgenstein’s thoughts on the mystical in his early writings as they pertain to a number of topics...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Art as Abstract Machine

    Ontology and Aesthetics in Deleuze and Guattari

    By Stephen Zepke

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The aim of this book is to understand what Deleuze and Guattari mean by "art." Stephen Zepke argues that art, in their account, is an ontological term and an ontological practice that results in a new understanding of aesthetics. For Deleuze and Guattari understanding what art "is" means...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault

    A Genealogy of the 'Confessing Animal'

    By Chloë Taylor

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Drawing on the work of Foucault and Western confessional writings, this book challenges the transhistorical and commonsense views of confession as an innate impulse resulting in the psychological liberation of the confessing subject. Instead, confessional desire is argued to be contingent and...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Husserl's Constitutive Phenomenology

    Its Problem and Promise

    By Bob Sandmeyer

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    If Edmund Husserl's true philosophy lay in his unpublished research manuscripts, as he argues, then it is in these – rather than the "introductions" and fragmentary studies he published during his lifetime – that we may possibly find a systematic of his philosophy. This work constitutes a study of...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Heredity, Race, and the Birth of the Modern

    By Sara Eigen Figal

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book places under sustained scrutiny some of our most basic modern assumptions about inheritance, genealogy, blood relations, and racial categories. It has at its core a deceptively simple question, one too often taken for granted: what constitutes "good" bonds among humans, and what...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge