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  1. The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell

    By Kenneth Blackwell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Bertrand Russell’s professional philosophical reputation rests mainly on his mathematical logic and theory of knowledge. In this study, first published in 1985, however, Kenneth Blackwell considers Russell’s writings on ethics and metaethics and uncovers the conceptual unity in Russell’s normative...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

    By Giuseppina D'Oro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Giuseppina D'Oro explores Collingwood's work in epistemology and metaphysics, uncovering his importance beyond his better known work in philosophy of history and aesthetics. This major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important figures in history of philosophy will be essential...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Philosophy of Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll

    With an Appendix of Leading Passages from Certain Other Works. A Skit.

    Edited by Philip E. B. Jourdain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    This skit of Bertrand Russell’s philosophy was originally published in 1918 by Russell’s correspondent friend Jourdain. The introduction explains that the contents purport to be lost papers written by Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll, a contemporary of Bertrand Russell. This politically humorous volume from...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge