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Major Works: Modern Philosophy (16th Century-18th Century)

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  1. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell

    By Kenneth Blackwell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Bertrand Russell’s professional philosophical reputation rests mainly on his mathematical logic and theory of knowledge. In this study, first published in 1985, however, Kenneth Blackwell considers Russell’s writings on ethics and metaethics and uncovers the conceptual unity in Russell’s normative...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. John Locke

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Today, John Locke is recognized as one of the most important and formative philosophical influences on the modern world. His imprint is still felt in political and legal thought, in educational theory, moral theory and in the theory of knowledge. Locke’s key works, Two Treatises of Government, and...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Edited by John T. Scott

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was a pivotal thinker in the history of political philosophy, and in that of thought and literature more generally. Making major contributions in a variety of areas, he brought his political theory to bear on subjects such as the novel, music, education, and...

    Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Hobbes

    Morals and Politics

    By D D Raphael, D. D. Raphael

    First published in 1977 this book is both expository and critical and concentres on Hobbes' ethical and political theory, but also considering the effect on these of his metaphysics. Updated, with a new preface especially for this re-issue, which brings together recent scholarship on Hobbes, a...

    Published December 25th 2003 by Routledge

  6. John Locke

    By Geraint Parry

    From earliest times Locke's writings have been the subject of controversy. An intellectual caught up in the politics of late 17th century England, his writings on politics reveal a man attempting to combine an analysis of the underlying principles of society with a deep commitment to a specific...

    Published December 25th 2003 by Routledge

  7. David Hume

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    These volumes bring together for the first time some of the most important research on the philosophy of David Hume. Hume wrote on a large variety of philosophic topics, and many of these are addressed in these volumes. The volumes cover the following areas: Volume 1 - Epistemology, Reason; Volume...

    Published December 22nd 1994 by Routledge

  8. G.W. Leibniz

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Roger Woolhouse

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the seventeenth century's most important thinkers. A philosopher, mathematician and scientist, his work is comparable in scope and importance only to that of Newton and Descartes. His work dominated German philosophy until Kant, and was revived in...

    Published November 11th 1993 by Routledge

  9. George Berkeley

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Walter E. Creery

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 5th 1991 by Routledge

  10. Rene Descartes

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Georges J.D. Moyal

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 14th 1991 by Routledge

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