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Major Works: Philosophy of Human Nature

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  1. The Mental as Physical

    By Edgar Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Physicalism

    By K. V. Wilkes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The primary aim of this study is to dissolve the mind-body problem. It shows how the ‘problem’ separates into two distinct sets of issues, concerning ontology on the one hand, and explanation on the other, and argues that explanation – whether or not human behaviour can be explained in physical...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Embodied Mind

    By G. N. A. Vesey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Originally published in 1965. For hundreds of years the thinking of philosophers, psychologists, and theologians on the problem of the mind’s relation to the body was dominated by the Cartesian notion that mind and matter are distinct substances. That Descartes also held that there is a union of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. On Human Freedom

    Being the Forwood Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion given in the University of Liverpool in November, 1945

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In the author’s opinion there are three primary conceptions of human freedom - non-coercion, autonomy and indeterminism. He presents his thoughts to define, compare, distinguish and correlate these, not merely with regard to the freedom of the human will, but also and more generally with regard to...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Authenticity and Learning

    Nietzsche's Educational Philosophy

    By David Cooper

    Series: Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche

    David E. Cooper elucidates Nietzsche's educational views in detail, in a form that will be of value to educationalists as well as philosophers. In this title, first published in 1983, he shows how these views relate to the rest of Nietzsche's work, and to modern European and Anglo-Saxon...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Break-Out from the Crystal Palace

    The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky

    By John Carroll

    Series: Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche

    Before Marcuse and Laing, before Heidegger and Sartre, even before Freud, the way was prepared for the anarcho-psychological critique of economic man, of all codes of ideology or absolute morality, and of scientific habits of mind. First published in 1974, this title traces this philosophical...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Exceedingly Nietzsche

    Aspects of Contemporary Nietzsche Interpretation

    Edited by David Farrell Krell, David Wood

    Originally published in 1988, this collection brings together a wide range of original readings on Friedrich Nietzsche, reflecting many aspects of Neitzsche in contemporary philosophy, literature and the social sciences. The Nietzsche these contributors discuss is the Nietzsche who exceeds any...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Nietzsche: Imagery and Thought

    A Collection of Essays

    Edited by Malcolm Pasley

    The central theme of this collection of essays, first published in 1978, is the basic tension in Nietzsche, and so in his work, between the urge to weave a satisfying web out of reality and the equally strong compulsion to expose its painful truths. The book aims to stress, not to play down, the...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Nietzsche, Wagner and the Philosophy of Pessimism

    By Roger Hollinrake

    Series: Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche

    Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner has long been a source of controversy and has given rise to a number of important studies, including this major breakthrough in Nietzsche scholarship, first published in 1982. In this work Hollinrake contends that the nature and extent of the anti-Wagnerian...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Nietzsche

    An Approach

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche

    Janko Lavrin's influential biography of Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published in 1948, analyses the bond between Nietzsche's personal fate on the one hand and the trend of his thought on the other, set against the background of contemporary crisis typical of mankind in general....

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Nietzsche, Wagner and the Philosophy of Pessimism
    By Roger Hollinrake
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Break-Out from the Crystal Palace: The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky
    By John Carroll
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Nietzsche: Imagery and Thought: A Collection of Essays
    Edited by Malcolm Pasley
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  4. Nietzsche: An Approach
    By Janko Lavrin
    To Be Published April 28th 2015

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