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  1. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers

    Edited by Stuart Brown, Diane Collinson, Dr Robert Wilkinson, Robert Wilkinson

    One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers offers biographical information and critical analysis of the life, work and impact of some of the most significant figures in philosophy this century.Taken from the acclaimed Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers, the 100 entries are...

    Published March 26th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Yielding Gender

    Feminism, Deconstruction and the History of Philosophy

    By Penelope Deutscher

    Traditional accounts of the feminist history of philosophy have viewed reason as associated with masculinity and subsequent debates have been framed by this assumption. Yet recent debates in deconstruction have shown that gender has never been a stable matter. In the history of philosophy 'female'...

    Published October 16th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Oriental Enlightenment

    The Encounter Between Asian and Western Thought

    By J.J. Clarke

    What is the place of Eastern thought - Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Confucianism - in the Western intellectual tradition? Oriental Enlightenment shows how, despite current talk of 'globalization', there is still a reluctance to accept that the West could have borrowed anything of significance from...

    Published April 17th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 11

    Last Philosophical Testament 1947-68

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by John Slater, Peter Köllner

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    This volume collects together Russell's philosophical writings during the period from 1947-68. For about half of this period Russell worked steadily at philosophy but after the publication of My Philosophical Development in 1959 he retired from academic philosophy for the second time. After that...

    Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Principles of Social Reconstruction

    By Bertrand Russell

    This book, originally entitled Why Men Fight, is generally seen as the fullest expression of Russell's political philosophy. Russell argues that after the experience of the Great War the individualistic approach of traditional liberalism has reached its limits. Political theory must be based on the...

    Published March 13th 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Two Pragmatisms

    From Peirce to Rorty

    By Howard Mounce

    The Two Pragmatisms - From Peirce to Rorty maps the main movements within the pragmatist tradition. Two distinct forms of pragmatism are identified, that of Peirce and that of the `second' pragmatism stemming from James' interpretation of Peirce and seen in the work of Dewey and above all Rorty....

    Published January 30th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Routledge History of Philosophy Volume I

    From the Beginning to Plato

    Edited by C. C. W. Taylor

    Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

    Volume 1 of the Routledge History of Philosophy covers one of the most remarkable periods in human thought. In the space of two and a half centuries, philosophy developed from quasi-mythological speculation to a state in which many of the most fundamental questions about the universe, the mind and...

    Published January 23rd 1997 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of the English-Speaking World in the Twentieth Century 2: Meaning, Knowledge and Value

    Routledge History of Philosophy Volume X

    Edited by John Canfield

    Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

    Volume 10 of the Routledge History of Philosophy presents a historical survey of the central topics in twentieth century Anglo-American philosophy. It chronicles what has been termed the 'linguistic turn' in analytic philosophy and traces the influence the study of language has had on the main...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Scientific Method

    A Historical and Philosophical Introduction

    By Barry Gower

    The central theme running throughout this outstanding new survey is the nature of the philosophical debate created by modern science's foundation in experimental and mathematical method. More recently, recognition that reasoning in science is probabilistic generated intense debate about whether and...

    Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge

  10. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 10

    A Fresh Look at Empiricism, 1927-1946

    Edited by John Slater, Assisted by Peter Köllner

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    During the period covered by this volume, Bertrand Russell first retired from and then resumed his philosophical career. In 1927 he published two philosophy books, The Analysis of Matter and An Outline of Philosophy. His next book in academic philosophy, An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth, was not...

    Published November 7th 1996 by Routledge