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  1. The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

    By Marie McGinn

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Wittgenstein is one of the most important and influential twentieth-century philosophers in the western tradition. In his Philosophical Investigations he undertakes a radical critique of analytical philosophy's approach to both the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. The Routledge...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein and Scepticism

    Edited by Denis McManus

    Wittgenstein is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last hundred years and scepticism is one of the central problems that modern philosophy faces. This collection is the first to be devoted to an examination of how that great philosopher's work bears on this fundamental philosophical problem....

    Published January 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom

    ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ 50 Years Later

    Edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Since his death in 1997, Isaiah Berlin’s writings have generated continual interest among scholars and educated readers, especially in regard to his ideas about liberalism, value pluralism, and "positive" and "negative" liberty. Most books on Berlin have examined his general political theory, but...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Stanley Cavell, Literature, and Film

    The Idea of America

    Edited by Andrew Taylor, Áine Kelly

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This is the first book to offer a thorough examination of the relationship that Stanley Cavell’s celebrated philosophical work has to the ways in which the United States has been imagined and articulated in its literature. Establishing the contours of Cavell’s most significant readings of American...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Revisited

    Edited by Vasso Kindi, Theodore Arabatzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Thomas S. Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Up until recently, the book’s philosophical reception has been shaped, for the most part, by the debates and the climate in philosophy of science in the 1960s and 1970s; this new...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Morality and Objectivity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Tribute to J. L. Mackie

    Edited by Ted Honderich

    The late J. L. Mackie and his work were a focus for much of the best philosophical thinking in the Oxford tradition. His moral thought centres on that most fundamental issue in moral philosophy – the issue of whether our moral judgements are in some way objective. The contributors to this volume,...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Reissuing several works originally published between 1918 and 1985, Routledge Library Editions: Russell (8 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering the life and theories of Bertrand Russell. Russell (1872-1970) is the twentieth century’s most important liberal thinker and probably its...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Bertrand Russell: A Life

    By Herbert Gottschalk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Bertrand Russell’s eminence of intellect and person has long been unassailable. Besides his distinction as mathematician and philosopher, and a vast output of books, articles, lectures and talks on most aspects of the human condition, there is his continuing concern for day-to-day political issues,...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge

    By Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    When future generations come to analyze and survey twentieth-century philosophy as a whole, Bertrand Russell’s logic and theory of knowledge is assured a place of prime importance. Yet until this book was first published in 1969 no comprehensive treatment of his epistemology had appeared....

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic

    By Alan Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    ‘Fascinating’, ‘brilliant’, ‘oddly moving’, ‘a warm human picture’ – this biography was enthusiastically received when it came out in 1957. And no wonder. It is not only the lively story of a distinguished man but a lucid account of his work and its significance. The author, who was himself a...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge