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  1. Hans-Georg Gadamer

    By Karl Simms

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Hans-Georg Gadamer’s theory of hermeneutics is one of the most important modern theories of reading, offering both a framework for understanding the practice and a method for its interpretation. In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamer’s thought, Karl Simms: presents an overview of his...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Space and the Postmodern Fantastic in Contemporary Literature

    The Architectural Void

    By Patricia Garcia

    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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island

    By Ronald Zigler

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Thomas Constantinesco, Sophie Laniel-Musitelli

    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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking the Mind-Body Relationship in Early Modern Literature, Philosophy, and Medicine

    The Renaissance of the Body

    By Charis Charalampous

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This book explores a neglected feature of intellectual history and literature in the early modern period: the ways in which the body was theorized and represented as an intelligent cognitive agent, with desires, appetites, and understandings independent of the mind. It considers the works of early...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeare and Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Community and Skepticism in Shakespearean Comedy

    Common Nonsense

    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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

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