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  1. The Neo-Kantian Reader

    Edited by Sebastian Luft

    The latter half of the nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth century witnessed a remarkable resurgence of interest in Kant’s philosophy in Continental Europe, the effects of which are still being felt today. The Neo-Kantian Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Kant’s Inferentialism

    The Case Against Hume

    By David Landy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    Kant’s Inferentialism draws on a wide range of sources to present a reading of Kant’s theory of mental representation as a direct response to the challenges issued by Hume in A Treatise of Human Nature. Kant rejects the conclusions that Hume draws on the grounds that these are predicated on Hume’s...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Locke and Leibniz on Substance

    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community, Immunity and the Proper

    Roberto Esposito

    Edited by Greg Bird, Jon Short

    It is widely apparent in our hyper-globalized world that the epistemologies, institutions, and practices underwriting it have reached a state of profound crisis. In the globalized world, everything is inevitably brought into proximity and correlation. Wars, natural disasters, climatic upheaval, nor...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  8. Hume's Philosophy of Human Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essence of Hume’s eighteenth-century philosophy was that all the sciences were ‘dependent on the science of man’, and that the foundations of any such science need to rest on experience and observation. This title, first published in 1932, examines in detail how Hume interpreted ‘the science of...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. George Berkeley (Routledge Revivals)

    Eighteenth-Century Responses: Volume II

    Edited by David Berman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The material reprinted in this two-volume set, first published in 1989, covers the first eighty-five years in responses to George Berkeley’s writings. David Berman identifies several key waves of eighteenth-century criticism surrounding Berkeley’s philosophies, ranging from hostile and discounted,...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Descartes and Method

    A Search for a Method in Meditations

    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Rene Descartes credited his success in philosophy, mathematics, and physics to the discovery of a universal method of inquiry, but he provided no systematic description of his method. Descartes and Method carefully examines Descartes' scattered remarks on his application and puts forward a...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge