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  1. Gramsci and Trotsky in the Shadow of Stalinism

    The Political Theory and Practice of Opposition

    By Emanuele Saccarelli

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book examines the legacy of Antonio Gramsci and Leon Trotsky in the shadow of Stalinism in order to reassess the very different and distorted academic reception of the two figures, as well as to contribute to the revitalization of Marxism for our time. While Gramsci and Trotsky lived and...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Dialectical Tradition in South Africa

    By Andrew Nash

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book brings into view the most enduring and distinctive philosophical current in South African history—one often obscured or patronized as Afrikaner liberalism. It traces this current of thought from nineteenth-century disputes over Dutch liberal theology through Stellenbosch existentialism to...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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