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  1. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

    By Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. What's Wrong With Microphysicalism?

    By Andreas Huttemann

    'Microphysicalism', the view that whole objects behave the way they do in virtue of the behaviour of their constituent parts, is an influential contemporary view with a long philosophical and scientific heritage. In What's Wrong With Microphysicalism? Andreas Hüttemann offers a fresh challenge to...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling...

    Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation

    By Beth Savickey

    Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation is one of the first to focus on and provide an original and detailed analysis of Wittgenstein's grammatical investigations. Beth Sarkey offers us new insight into the historical context and influences on method which will help students understand the intricacies...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Wittgenstein, Politics and Human Rights

    By Robin Holt

    Do human rights make sense? They have been central to post-war political life, and our picture of moral self. But this is being eroded, Holt argues, and with it the viability of human rights discourse. The pre-social individual and its mental armoury is being challenged by an increasing awareness...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality

    An Intuitionist Account

    By Kevin Jung

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality goes against the grain of various postmodern approaches to morality in contemporary religious ethics. In this book, Jung seeks to provide a new framework in which the nature of common Christian moral beliefs and practices can be given a new meaning. He...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958

    By Michael Polanyi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was an eminent theorist across the fields of philosophy, physical chemistry and economics. Elected to the Royal Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his contributions to research in the social sciences, and his theories on positivism and knowledge, are...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Malcolm Budd

    First published in 1989, this book tackles a relatively little-explored area of Wittgenstein’s work, his philosophy of psychology, which played an important part in his late philosophy. Writing with clarity and insight, Budd traces the complexities of Wittgenstein’s thought, and provides a detailed...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Broad's Critical Essays in Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by David Cheney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The ideas of C. D. Broad have affected the work of moral philosophers throughout the twentieth century to the present day. First published in 1971, this edited volume contains Broad’s best essays on the philosophical problems of Ethics, mostly written and published between 1914 and 1964. Among the...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics

    Edited by Jeff Malpas, Hans-Helmuth Gander

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Hermeneutics is a major theoretical and practical form of intellectual enquiry, central not only to philosophy but many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. With phenomenology and existentialism, it is also one of the twentieth century’s most important philosophical movements...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge