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Major Works: Philosophy

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Daniel Dennett

    Edited by John Symons

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) Daniel Dennett has been one of the central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years. Unlike most philosophers of his generation, Dennett’s work has resonated far and wide. It has powerfully influenced the...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 Eight previously unpublished papers shed light on his different versions of a substitutional theory of logic, with its elimination of classes and relations, during 1905-06....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 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    A major influence on French intellectuals in the twentieth century, Jacques Lacan has been referred to as ‘the most controversial psychoanalyst since Freud’. Routledge Library Editions: Lacan offers a selection of titles, which examine the influence of Lacan’s theories in a number of disciplines...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ethics of War and Conflict

    Edited by Asa Kasher

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Standing on the shoulders of thinkers who have sought carefully to delineate proper behaviour in armed conflict—not least to distinguish just from illegitimate wars—military ethics is a subdiscipline enjoying renewed interest and, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, increasing practical...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1970 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology (14 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering this important branch of philosophy and method. Volumes cover theories of Husserl and Heidegger, and branch out to such topics as...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Phenomenology and Education

    Self-consciousness and its Development

    Edited by Bernard Curtis, Wolfe Mays

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of essays brings a phenomenological focus to bear on the subject of education in order to provide a fruitful stimulus for educational philosophy. It is for philosophers, psychologists, sociologists and indeed anyone who seeks to understand the perennially interesting questions about the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Clinical Phenomenology and Cognitive Psychology

    By David Fewtrell, Kieron O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    Cognitive therapies are often biased in their assessment of clinical problems by their emphasis on the role of verbally-mediated thought in shaping our emotions, and in stressing the influence of thought upon feeling. Alternatively, a more phenomenological appraisal of psychological dysfunction...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Dual Vision

    Alfred Schutz and the Myth of Phenomenological Social Science

    By Robert Gorman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This study, originally published in 1977, focuses on a critical examination of the life-work of Alfred Schutz, the most important and influential ‘father’ of several recent schools of empirical social research. The author shows why Shutz and his followers fail in their attempts to ‘humanize’...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Phenomenology and Existentialism

    An Introduction

    By Reinhardt Grossman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    Professor Grossman’s introduction to the revolutionary work of Husserl, Heidegger and Sartre studies the ideas of their predecessors too, explaining in detail Descartes’s conception of the mind, Brentano’s theory of intentionality, and Kierkegaard’s emphasis on dread, while tracing the debate over...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences

    By Maurice Roche

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This book looks at two ‘revolutions’ in philosophy – phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge