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  1. The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Benjamin Constant

    A Biography

    By Dennis Wood

    `For forty years I have defended the same principle: freedom in everything, in religion, in philosophy, in literature, in industry, in politics - and by freedom I mean the triumph of the individual.' Constant thus summarized his beliefs at the end of his life. A political theorist and a passionate...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Theory and the Disappearing Future

    On de Man, On Benjamin

    By Tom Cohen, Claire Colebrook, J. Hillis Miller, with a manuscript by Paul de Man

    Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ‘high theory’, an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology

    Edited by Sebastian Luft, Soren Overgaard

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    Phenomenology was one of the twentieth century’s major philosophical movements and continues to be a vibrant and widely studied subject today. The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key philosophers, topics and themes in this exciting subject,...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Shakespeare and Philosophy

    By Stanley Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Touching on the work of philosophers including Richardson, Kant, Hume, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, and Dewey, this study examines the history of what philosophers have had to say about "Shakespeare" as a subject of philosophy, from the seventeenth-century to the present. Stewart's volume...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Theory After 'Theory'

    Edited by Jane Elliott, Derek Attridge

    This volume argues that theory, far from being dead, has undergone major shifts in order to come to terms with the most urgent cultural and political questions of today. Offering an overview of theory’s new directions, this groundbreaking collection includes essays on affect, biopolitics,...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Giorgio Agamben

    By Alex Murray

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Giorgio Agamben is one of the most important and controversial figures in contemporary continental philosophy and critical theory. His work covers a broad array of topics from biblical criticism to Guantanamo Bay and the ‘war on terror’. Alex Murray explains Agamben’s key ideas, including: an...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Jean-Paul Sartre

    By Christine Daigle

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    A critical figure in twentieth-century literature and philosophy, Jean-Paul Sartre changed the course of critical thought, and claimed a new, important role for the intellectual. Christine Daigle sets Sartre’s thought in context, and considers a number of key ideas in detail, charting their impact...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. A Sense of the World

    Essays on Fiction, Narrative, and Knowledge

    Edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer, Luca Pocci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    A team of leading contributors from both philosophical and literary backgrounds have been brought together in this impressive book to examine how works of literary fiction can be a source of knowledge. Together, they analyze the important trends in this current popular debate. The...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Empty Justice

    One Hundred Years of Law Literature and Philosophy

    By Melanie Williams

    Utilising literature as a serious source of challenges to questions in philosophy and law, this book provides a fresh perspective not only upon the inculcation of the legal subject, but also upon the relationship between modernism, postmodernism and how such concepts might evolve in the...

    Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish