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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 233 new and published books in the subject of History of Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Routledge Companion to Eighteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Aaron Garrett

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Eighteenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, and social and political change on a vast scale. In spite of this, there are few single volume overviews of the philosophy of the period as a whole. The Routledge...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Realism, Science, and Pragmatism

    Edited by Kenneth R. Westphal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arts of Perception

    The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720

    By Jeremy Robbins

    Arts of Perception offers a new account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals, including Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra Fajardo, López de Vega, and Sor Juana. Reading these figures in the context of European...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. How History Matters to Philosophy

    Reconsidering Philosophy’s Past After Positivism

    By Robert C. Scharff

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In recent decades, widespread rejection of positivism’s notorious hostility toward the philosophical tradition has led to renewed debate about the real relationship of philosophy to its history. How History Matters to Philosophy takes a fresh look at this debate. Current discussion usually starts...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy: The Classics

    4th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato’s Republic to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. The fourth...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Questions on Wittgenstein (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rudolf Haller

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Wittgenstein, possibly the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century, is often labelled a Neopositivist, a New-Kantian, even a Sceptic. Questions on Wittgenstein, first published in 1988, presents a selection of nine essays investigating a matter of vital philosophical importance:...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Julian (Routledge Revivals)

    An Intellectual Biography

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography, first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian’s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian’s transformation from...

    Published January 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Aristotle

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    In this extensively revised new edition of his excellent guidebook, Christopher Shields introduces the whole of Aristotle’s philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, politics, and the arts. Beginning...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy, Science, and History: A Guide and Reader
    Edited by Lydia Patton
    To Be Published May 19th 2014
  2. The Death of God and the Meaning of Life, 2nd Edition
    By Julian Young
    To Be Published May 25th 2014
  3. Maurice Mandelbaum and American Critical Realism
    Edited by Ian F. Verstegen
    To Be Published May 27th 2014
  4. Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue
    By Chris W. Surprenant
    To Be Published July 3rd 2014
  5. Causation and Modern Philosophy
    Edited by Keith Allen, Tom Stoneham
    To Be Published July 10th 2014

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