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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Johnston

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ‘truth’ in ethics, or...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Translation and the Nature of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    A New Theory of Words

    By Andrew Benjamin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 5

    Toward Principia Mathematica, 1905–08

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Gregory H. Moore

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    This volume of Bertrand Russell's Collected Papers finds Russell focused on writing Principia Mathematica during 1905–08. Eight previously unpublished papers shed light on his different versions of a substitutional theory of logic, with its elimination of classes and relations, during 1905-06....

    Published January 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The tendency to reciprocate – to return good for good and evil for evil – is a potent force in human life, and the concept of reciprocity is closely connected to fundamental notions of ‘justice’, ‘obligation’ or ‘duty’, ‘gratitude’ and ‘equality’. In Reciprocity, first published in 1986, Lawrence...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. John Henry Muirhead (Routledge Revivals)

    Reflections

    By John W Harvey

    First published in 1942, Reflections documents the life of John Henry Muirhead and the philosophical age that he observed. The first part of the volume derives from Muirhead’s own autobiographical narrative, left unfinished when he died in May 1940. The second part features two final chapters...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge