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Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers


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Derrida

Derrida

1st Edition

Zeynep Direk, Len Lawlor
September 05, 2002

The value of these volumes lies not only in the fact that it will make many well-known essays easily available, but also that it will present many essays never before translated into English. The names alone of the authors assembled here indicate the importance of this collection, contributors...

Kierkegaard

Kierkegaard

1st Edition

Daniel W. Conway
June 27, 2002

Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is widely recognized as a leading figure in the Western tradition of philosophy. Especially well known are his seminal contributions to existentialism, philosophy of religion, and cultural criticism. His novel experiments with pseudonymy, irony, satire, allegory...

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Second Series

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Second Series

1st Edition

David Kilfoyle, Stuart Shanker
November 15, 2001

Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a...

Spinoza

Spinoza

1st Edition

Genevieve Lloyd
May 03, 2001

Benedict de Spinoza [1632-1677] is among the most fascinating and the most controversial of Western philosophers. These volumes provide a comprehensive selection of high quality critical discussions of his philosophy published in, or translated into English since 1970. The collection is designed to...

Deleuze and Guattari: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

Deleuze and Guattari: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

1st Edition

Gary Genosko
October 19, 2000

The ideas of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and activist analyst Felix Guattari are transforming disciplinary practices across the humanities and social sciences.These three volumes gather together classic essays that demonstrate the richness of these fascinating and important thinkers...

Aristotle: Critical Assessments

Aristotle: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Lloyd P. Gerson
May 13, 1999

The works of Aristotle are central to the Western philosophical tradition, and scholarship on Aristotle, especially in English, has burgeoned enormously in the last forty years. Aristotle: Critical Assessments collects together articles on Aristotle's philosophy otherwise scattered over many...

Bertrand Russell: Critical Assessments

Bertrand Russell: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Andrew Irvine
October 08, 1998

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Nietzsche: Critical Assessments

Nietzsche: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Daniel W. Conway
July 02, 1998

Nietzsche: Critical Assessments collects together the very best scholarship available on Nietzsche's multi-dimensional thought.Nietzsche's writings are now considered seminal to a number of scholarly disciplines, including philosophy, political theory, depth psychology, jurisprudence, rhetoric,...

Plato: Critical Assessments

Plato: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Nicholas D. Smith
March 12, 1998

The philosophy of Plato, universally acknowledged as the most important thinker of the Ancient World, is a major focus of contemporary attention - not only among philosophers, but also classicists and literary and political theorists. This set selects the best and most influential examples of...

Socrates: Critical Assessments

Socrates: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

William J. Prior
December 05, 1996

This four volume set is a collection of some of the most significant scholarship published on the philosophy of Socrates in the last half century. The contributors include many of the most prominent scholars in this field. As the growth in Socratic studies in the past three decades is due in large...

David Hume: Critical Assessments

David Hume: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Stanley Tweyman
December 22, 1994

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...

G.W. Leibniz: Critical Assessments

G.W. Leibniz: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Roger Woolhouse
November 11, 1993

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...

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