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Forthcoming Books

  1. Space and the Postmodern Fantastic in Contemporary Literature

    The Architectural Void

    By Patricia García

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Arising from the philosophical conviction that our sense of space plays a direct role in our apprehension and construction of reality (both factual and fictional), this book investigates how conceptions of postmodern space have transformed the history of the impossible in literature. Deeply...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality

    From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard

    By John J. Davenport

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, Thomas Constantinesco

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Transatlantic, yet...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. On Deconstruction

    Theory and Criticism after Structuralism, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Culler

    With an emphasis on readers and reading, Jonathan Culler considers deconstruction in terms of the questions raised by psychoanalytic, feminist, and reader-response criticism. On Deconstruction is both an authoritative synthesis of Derrida's thought and an analysis of the often-problematic...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Skepticism and Belonging in Shakespeare's Comedy

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book recovers a sense of the high stakes of Shakespearean comedy, arguing that the comedies, no less than the tragedies, serve to dramatize responses to the condition of being human, responses that invite scholarly investigation and explanation. Taking its cue from Stanley Cavell’s influential...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge