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  1. Dewey

    By Steven Fesmire

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy and Computer Science

    By Timothy Colburn

    Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist in artificial intelligence. Here he discusses the philosophical foundations of...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image

    By Alison Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form in his aesthetics as a comparative reference,...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

    By Mark Notturno

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century’s greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek’s ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in both academic and political discussions. This book aims to improve understanding of Popper’s...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty

    By Andy Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Ludwig Wittgenstein is arguably the most important philosopher of the twentieth century. In On Certainty he discusses central issues in epistemology, including the nature of knowledge and scepticism. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty introduces and assesses:...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Deleuze and Pragmatism

    Edited by Simone Bignall, Sean Bowden, Paul Patton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze’s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Lesson of this Century

    With Two Talks on Freedom and the Democratic State

    By Karl Popper

    In The Lesson of this Century Popper's purpose is to warn us against the increasing violence and egoism of our society. What solutions can we offer to the problems of the environment, demography and corruption? How can we prevent the violence our society engenders? How can we preserve our...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

    By Chon Tejedor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

    By Franz Brentano

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics
    Edited by Jeff Malpas, Hans-Helmuth Gander
    To Be Published December 1st 2014
  2. Dewey
    By Steven Fesmire
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals): The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958
    By Michael Polanyi
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  4. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (Routledge Revivals)
    By Malcolm Budd
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation
    By Beth Savickey
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014

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