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Fichte's Ethical Thought

French Philosophy, 1572-1675

The Will to Reason

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition

by Alasdair MacIntyre

When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it "a stunning new study of ethics by one...

The Nietzschean Self

The Oxford Handbook of Hume

Hegel's Phenomenology and Foucault's Genealogy

by Evangelia Sembou

Previously considered two different strands within continental thought, this book compares and contrasts Hegel's 'phenomenology' and Foucault's 'genealogy', contending that in spite of their differences, these...

Five Approaches To Philosophy: A Discerning Philosopher Philosophizes About The Philosophy Of Philosophy With Wisdom and Clarity

by Jamal Khwaja

This monograph attempts to describe different approaches to philosophy, their situational and conceptual fields, their inter-relations and limitations. The possibility of combining them into a multi-dimensional...

Appearance and Reality: A Metaphysical Essay

by F H, Bradley

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Early Modern Aesthetics

by J. Colin McQuillan

A clear and concise account of the relationship between aesthetics and philosophy in Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the development of aesthetics as a discipline in its own right....

Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Modernity

by Mark Hulliung

This volume seeks to capture Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s astonishing contribution to our understanding of the dilemmas of modernity. For the contributors to this book Rousseau is present as well as past, because...

Philosophical Profiles: Essays in a Pragmatic Mode

by Richard J. Bernstein

A guide to the conflicting opinions regarding "postanalytic" philosophy.

Nietzsche's Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism

by Robert C. Holub

For more than a century, Nietzsche’s views about Jews and Judaism have been subject to countless polemics. The Nazis infamously fashioned the philosopher as their anti-Semitic precursor, while in the past...

Institutes of Divine Jurisprudence, with Selections from Foundations of the Law of Nature and Nations

by Christian Thomasius

Christian Thomasius’s natural jurisprudence is essential to understanding the origins of the Enlightenment in Germany, where his importance was comparable to that of John Locke’s in England.

First published...

The Principles of Moral and Christian Philosophy: In Two Volumes

by George Turnbull

The Principles of Moral and Christian Philosophy presents the first masterpiece of Scottish Common Sense philosophy. This two-volume treatise is important for its wide range of insights about the nature of the...

Principles of Equity

by Henry Home & Lord Kames

Henry Home, Lord Kames, was the complete“Enlightenment man,” concerned with the full spectrum of human knowledge and its social use. However, as a lawyer and, after 1752, as a judge on the Court of Session...

Introducing Rousseau

by Dave Robinson & Oscar Zarate

Illustrated guide to the crucial French philosopher who denied bring a philosopher at all. 'I am like no one else in the whole world ...' Thus begins Jean-Jacques Rousseau's defiant Confessions - an autobiography...

Conservative and Radical Perspectives on Psychoanalytic Knowledge: The Fascinated and the Disenchanted

by Aner Govrin

Psychoanalysis really should not exist today. Until a few years ago, most of the evidence suggested that its time was drawing to a close, and yet psychoanalysis demonstrated remarkable resilience in the face...

Beyond Good and Evil

by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

SUPPOSING that Truth is a woman—what then? Is there not ground for suspecting that all philosophers, in so far as they have been dogmatists, have failed to understand women—that the terrible seriousness...