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  1. Phenomenology

    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Edited by Lester Embree, Dermot Moran

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Phenomenology as a tradition owes its name to Edmund Husserl, in his Logical Investigations (1900-1). It began as a bold new way of doing philosophy, an attempt to bring it back from abstract metaphysical speculation and empty logical calculation in order to come into contact with concrete living...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Karl Popper

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Philip Catton, Graham MacDonald

    One of the most original thinkers of the century, Karl Popper has inspired generations of philosophers, historians, and politicians. This collection of papers, specially written for this volume, offers fresh philosophical examination of key themes in Popper's philosophy, including philosophy of...

    Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Transcendence of the Ego

    A Sketch for a Phenomenological Description

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    First published in France in 1936 as a journal article, The Transcendence of the Ego was one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications. When it appeared, Sartre was still largely unknown, working as a school teacher in provincial France and struggling to find a publisher for his...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Literary Wittgenstein

    Edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer

    The Literary Wittgenstein is a stellar collection of articles relating the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) to core problems in the theory and philosophy of literature. Amid growing recognition that Wittgenstein's philosophy has important implications for literary studies, this book...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion

    Edited by Mark Addis, Robert L. Arrington

    Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion sheds new light on the perennial debate between faith and reason. It highlights the disagreements between Wittgenstein and religious sceptics, resulting in a collection that is both informative and stimulating. The themes discussed include Wittgenstein's...

    Published February 12th 2004 by Routledge

  6. What I Believe

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Along with Why I Am Not a Christian, this essay must rank as the most articulate example of Russell's famed atheism. It is also one of the most notorious. Used as evidence in a 1940 court case in which Russell was declared unfit to teach college-level philosophy, What I Believe was to become one of...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. In Praise of Idleness

    And Other Essays, 2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Intolerance and bigotry lie at the heart of all human suffering. So claims Bertrand Russell at the outset of In Praise of Idleness, a collection of essays in which he espouses the virtues of cool reflection and free enquiry; a voice of calm in a world of maddening unreason. From a devastating...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Sceptical Essays

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'These propositions may seem mild, yet, if accepted, they would absolutely revolutionize human life.' With these words Bertrand Russell introduces what is indeed a revolutionary book. Taking as his starting-point the irrationality of the world, he offers by contrast something 'wildly paradoxical...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Why I am not a Christian

    and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects, 2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    While its tone is playful and frivolous, this book poses tough questions over the nature of religion and belief. Religion provides comfortable responses to the questions that have always beset humankind - why are we here, what is the point of being alive, how ought we to behave? Russell...

    Published February 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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