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  1. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Judaism in Contemporary Thought

    Traces and Influence

    Edited by Agata Bielik-Robson, Adam Lipszyc

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The central aim of this collection is to trace the presence of Jewish tradition in contemporary philosophy. This presence is, on the one hand, undeniable, manifesting itself in manifold allusions and influences – on the other hand, difficult to define, rarely referring to openly revealed...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Email and Ethics

    Style and Ethical Relations in Computer-Mediated Communications

    By Emma Rooksby

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    E-mail and Ethics explores the ways in which interpersonal relations are affected by being conducted via computer-mediated communication.The advent of this channel of communication has prompted a renewed investigation into the nature and value of forms of human association. Rooksby addresses these...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Wittgenstein: Rethinking the Inner

    By Dr Paul Johnston, Paul Johnston

    The idea of the Inner is central to our concept of a person and yet is far from being philosophically understood. This book offers a comprehensive account of Wittgenstein's work on the subject and presents a forceful challenge to contemporary views. Written in a non-technical and accessible style,...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Logic

    Badiou, Wittgenstein, and the Consequences of Formalism

    By Paul Livingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Livingston develops the political implications of formal results obtained over the course of the twentieth century in set theory, metalogic, and computational theory. He argues that the results achieved by thinkers such as Cantor, Russell, Godel, Turing, and Cohen, even when they...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mind (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ashok Vohra

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Philosophers since Descartes have felt themselves compelled to make a choice between mind and body. Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mind, first published in 1986, argues that there is no genuine epistemological problem of mind, and that the widespread philosophical scepticism with regard to our...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals)

    Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects

    By Stephen Mulhall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    On Being in the World, first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy. The starting point is the idea of ‘continuous aspect perception’, which connects Wittgenstein...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Wittgenstein's Intentions (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Stuart Shanker, John Canfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Wittgenstein’s Intentions, first published in 1993, presents a series of essays dedicated to the great Wittgenstein exegete John Hunter. The problematic topics discussed are identified not only by Wittgenstein’s own philosophical writings, but also by contemporary scholarship: areas of ambiguity,...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge