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  1. Power

    A New Social Analysis

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    The key to human nature that Marx found in wealth and Freud in sex, Bertrand Russell finds in power. Power, he argues, is man's ultimate goal, and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society. Writting in the late 1930s when Europe was being torn apart...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  2. History of Western Philosophy

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First published in 1946, History of Western Philosophy went on to become the best-selling philosophy book of the twentieth century. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy. Providing a sophisticated overview of the ideas...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Karl Popper

    Edited by Professor Anthony O'Hear, Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Born in Austria, Karl Popper (1902-1994) was one of the dominant philosophical thinkers of the 20th century. A ground-breaking thinker, he saw the essence of true science as being the readiness to submit theories to severe testing and to reject them when refuted by test. His first major book in...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy and Ordinary Language

    The Bent and Genius of our Tongue, 2nd Edition

    By Oswald Hanfling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Being and Nothingness

    An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology, 2nd Edition

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Being and Nothingness is without doubt one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. The central work by one of the world's most influential thinkers, it altered the course of western philosophy. Its revolutionary approach challenged all previous assumptions about the individual's...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Merleau-Ponty

    By Stephen Priest

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty is known and celebrated as a renowned phenomenologist and is considered a key figure in the existentialist movement. In this wide-ranging and penetrative study, Stephen Priest engages Merleau-Ponty across the full range of his philosophical thought. He considers...

    Published April 24th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Continental Philosophy in the 20th Century

    Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 8

    Edited by Richard Kearney

    Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

    Continental philosophy is one of the twentieth century's most important and challenging philosophical movements. This major volume includes fourteen chapters on its major representatives and schools, including phenomenology, existentialism and postmodernism....

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Meaning, Knowledge and Value in the 20th Century

    Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 10

    Edited by John V. Canfield

    Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

    The twentieth century brought enormous change to subjects such as language, metaphysics, ethics and epistemology. This volume covers the major developments in these areas and more....

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Husserl and the Cartesian Meditations

    By A.D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Husserl is one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century and his contribution to the phenomenology movement is widely recognised. The Cartesian Meditations is his most famous, and most widely studied work. The book introduces and assesses: Husserl's life and background to the...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell (Volume 28)

    Man's Peril, 1954 - 55

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Andrew Bone

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    The Collected Papers 28 signals reinvigoration of Russell the public campaigner. The title of the volume is taken from one of his most famous and eloquent short essays and probably the best known of his many broadcasts for the BBC. Man's Peril, 1954-55 not only captures the essence of Russell's...

    Published February 13th 2003 by Routledge