Skip to Content

Books by Subject

History of Philosophy Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 240 new and published books in the subject of History of Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 4

  1. Studies in Plato's Metaphysics (RLE: Plato)

    Edited by R E Allen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    Did Plato abandon, or sharply modify, the Theory of Forms in later life? In the Phaedo, Symposium, and Republic it is generally agreed that Plato held that universals exist. But in Parmenides, he subjected that theory to criticism. If the criticism were valid, and Plato knew so, then the Parmenides...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Citizens

    Rousseau's Political Theory of Culture

    By Zev M. Trachtenberg

    By analysing Rousseau's conception of the general will, Zev Trachtenberg characterises the attitude of civic virtue Rousseau believes individuals must have to cooperate successfully in society. Rousseau holds that culture affects political life by either fostering or discouraging civic virtue....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Being a Philosopher

    The History of a Practice

    By David W. Hamlyn

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages

    By Ivan Boh

    Series: Topics in Medieval Philosophy

    Epistemic Logic studies statements containing verbs such as 'know' and 'wish'. It is one of the most exciting areas in medieval philosophy. Neglected almost entirely after the end of the Middle Ages, it has been rediscovered by philosophers of the present century. This is the first comprehensive...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Italian Thought Today

    Bio-economy, Human Nature, Christianity

    Edited by Lorenzo Chiesa

    This collection provides English readers with a critical update on current debates on biopolitics in and around Italian thought. More than a decade after the publication of seminal books such as Agamben’s Homo Sacer and Hardt and Negri’s Empire, the names of, among others, Roberto Esposito, Paolo...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

    XI. Essays on Philosophy and the Classics

    Edited by John M. Robson

    Series: Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

    The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill took thirty years to complete and is acknowledged as the definitive edition of J.S. Mill and as one of the finest works editions ever completed. Mill's contributions to philosophy, economics, and history, and in the roles of scholar, politician and journalist...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    Popper or Wittgenstein?

    By Peter Munz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Peter Munz, a former student of both Popper and Wittgenstein, begins his comparison of the two great twentieth-century philosophers, by explaining that since the demise of positivism there have emerged, broadly speaking, two philosophical options: Wittgenstein, with the absolute relativism of his...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sophists, Socratics and Cynics (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Rankin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Sophists, the Socratics and the Cynics had one important characteristic in common: they mainly used spoken natural language as their instrument of investigation, and they were more concerned to discover human nature in its various practical manifestations than the facts of the physical world....

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Plato: The Man and His Work (RLE: Plato)

    By A E Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    This book provides an introduction to Plato’s work that gives a clear statement of what Plato has to say about the problems of thought and life. In particular, it tells the reader just what Plato says, and makes no attempt to force a system on the Platonic text or to trim Plato’s works to suit...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Plato Today (RLE: Plato)

    By R H S Crossman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Plato

    Plato was born around 2,500 years ago. He lived in a small city-state in Greece and busied himself with the problems of his fellow Greeks, a people living in scattered cities around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. In all he tried to do for the Greeks he failed. Why, then, should people in the...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge