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  1. The German Gita

    Hermeneutics and Discipline in the Early German Reception of Indian Thought

    By Bradley L. Herling

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    How did the Bhagavadgãtà first become an object of German philosophical and philological inquiry? How were its foundational concepts initially interpreted within German intellectual circles, and what does this episode in the history of cross-cultural encounter teach us about the status of...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Heidegger on East-West Dialogue

    Anticipating the Event

    By Lin Ma

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book traces a most obscure and yet most intriguing theme concealed in Heidegger’s thinking and work, which has hitherto not yet been made the focus of a thorough and sustained investigation: that is, the emergence and course of Heidegger’s interest in East Asian thought and of his reflection...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Rights of Woman as Chimera

    The Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft

    By Natalie Taylor

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Rights of Woman as Chimera examines Mary Wollstonecraft's intellectual relationship to Rousseau, Locke, and Aristotle. Although she learned much from each philosopher, her own thought cannot be said to be simply derivative of these thinkers. In considering "the woman question,"...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Diderot and the Metamorphosis of Species

    By Mary Gregory

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype....

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. Time, Space, and Ethics in the Thought of Martin Heidegger, Watsuji Tetsuro, and Kuki Shuzo

    By Graham Mayeda

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    In this book, Graham Mayeda demonstrates how Watsuji Tetsuro and Kuki Shuzo, two twentieth-century Japanese philosophers, criticize and interpret Heideggerian philosophy, articulating traditional Japanese ethics in a modern idiom....

    Published June 27th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Dialectics of the Body

    Corporeality in the Philosophy of Theodor Adorno

    By Lisa Yun Lee

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The study of Theodor Adorno has largely ignored or dismissed the enigmatic and provocative moments in his writing on the body. Dialectics of the Body corrects this gap by arguing that Adorno's analysis of reified society emanates and returns to the body and that hope and desire are present...

    Published December 26th 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Beautiful Shape of the Good

    Platonic and Pythagorean Themes in Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment

    By Mihaela Fistioc

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

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

    Published July 12th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Many

    By Byeong-uk Yi

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

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

    Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Reality and Impenetrability in Kant's Philosophy of Nature

    By Daniel Warren

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book highlights Kant's fundamental contrast between the mechanistic and dynamical conceptions of matter, which is central to his views about the foundations of physics, and is best understood in terms of the contrast between objects of sensibility and things in themselves....

    Published August 24th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Names and Nature in Plato's Cratylus

    By Rachel Barney

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This study offers a ckomprehensive new interpretation of one of Plato's dialogues, the Cratylus. Throughout, the book combines analysis of Plato's arguments with attentiveness to his philosophical method....

    Published August 9th 2001 by Routledge