A new interpretation of Schelling's 1809 treatise on freedom, demonstrating how the work is an answer to the problem of ground.
Argues that Giambattista Vico's early modern account of Roman mythology was a sophisticated attempt to present an epistemological and political critique of the aristocratic way of conceiving the world.
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.
A critical introduction to the American philosopher D. G. Leahy (1937–2014), whose oeuvre sets forth a fundamental thinking in which change itself is revealed to be the very essence of reality and mind.
A study of the development of Dewey's logic from 1916-1937 leading up to his final 1938 book on the subject.
Analysis of this important Mexican philosopher's social, cultural, and political writings.
Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.
Identifies and traces the evolution of a forgotten “realist” tradition in medieval Islamic political thought, and considers the prospects for its revival in the context of the contemporary Middle East.
Offers a careful analysis of how Aristotle understands civil war, partisanship, distrust in government, disagreement, and competition, and explores ways in which these views are relevant to contemporary political theory.
Provides the first systematic interpretation of Heidegger’s relation to Eckhart, centering on the idea that we must release ourselves in order to know the truth.
Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.
Offers an innovative reading of Plato, analyzing his metaphysical, ethical, and political commitments in connection with feminist critiques.
A rich intellectual encounter, revolving around the hands of the experimenter and those of the artist, highlighting the relation between the sciences and the arts.
An especially accessible introduction to Hegel’s moral and political philosophy.
Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest.
Schelling's 1806 polemic against Fichte, and his last major work on the philosophy of nature.
Demonstrates the profound overlap of philosophy’s mind-body problem and various racist doctrines found in thinkers ranging from Descartes to Kant.
Restores the Platonic history and context of mysticism and shows how mysticism helps us understand more deeply the humanities as a whole, from philosophy and literature to art.
A comprehensive study of Lessing’s religious thought.
Explores Thales’s speculative philosophy through a study of geometrical diagrams.
The first comprehensive examination of the debate between Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève on the subject of philosophy and tyranny.
Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers.
Deepens our understanding of power through a survey of how its dynamics have been understood from ancient times to the present.
European scholars discuss Leo Strauss as a major figure in the history of philosophy.
A historical and philosophical reassessment of the impact of Aristotle and early-modern Aristotelianism on the development of Kant’s transcendental philosophy.
Offers the first comprehensive survey of Mexican existentialism to appear in English.
Explores overlapping concerns and themes in African(a) and continental philosophy.
Lectures from the late period of Fichte’s career, never before available in English.
An introduction to Thomas Hobbes as a systematic and not merely political philosopher.
Argues for revitalizing the place of honor in contemporary life.
A synthetic assessment of Heidegger’s entire path of thinking as a radical attempt to thematize and rethink the fundamental notions of unity dominating the Western metaphysical tradition.
Collected essays consider points of affinity and friction between Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger.
Explores how the thought of Leo Strauss amounts to a model for thinking about the connection between philosophy, Jewish thought, and history.
Synthesizes the most important recent work on wonder and brings a number of disciplines into conversation.
Analysis of Dewey's pre-1916 work on logic and its relationship to his better-known 1938 book on the topic.
An exploration of philosophical and religious ideas about humor in modern philosophy and their secular implications.
Investigates the impact of theories of reproduction and heredity on the emerging concepts of race and gender at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.
Late eighteenth-century writings on race by Kant and four of his contemporaries.
A penetrating and freewheeling evaluation of Kant's magnum opus.
A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.
Critical essays on Hegel's views concerning the relationship between religion and politics.
Essays on Beauvoir’s influences, contemporary engagements, and legacy in the philosophical tradition.
Proposes a new way of understanding the nature of metaphysics, focusing on nonreductionist emergence theory, both in ancient and modern philosophy, as well as in contemporary philosophy of science.
Correspondence and texts by Fichte and Schelling illuminate their thought and the trajectory of their philosophical falling out.
Critical scholarly edition of J. G. Fichte's Closed Commercial State
Detailed study of how Anaximander’s cosmological and philosophical conceptions were affected by architectural technologies.
A much-needed consideration of methodology in comparative philosophy.
Timely reappraisal of John Locke’s thoughts on the clash between executive emergency power and the importance of the rule of law.
A comprehensive look at the life and work of one of the towering figures of Renaissance mysticism.
A study of attitudes towards tragedy in both democratic and nondemocractic political theory.
Shows how John Dewey’s visit to China from 1919 to 1921 influenced his social and political thought.
The first comprehensive examination in English of Kant’s Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View.
This new interpretation of Plato's Parmenides emphasizes its treatment of time and language—insights especially relevant for those working in the Continental tradition.
Interprets Kant's conception of enlightenment within the broader philosophical project of his critique of reason.
Interprets Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy.
Argues that there are original positions to be found in the work of Latin American philosophers.
Demonstrates the significance of the concepts of madness and death for the history of philosophy.
Explores the social ramifications of Kant's concept of radical evil.
Heidegger's philosophical journal, written during his first visit to Greece in 1962, and appearing here in English for the first time.
A new, highly accessible commentary on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.
The first English translation of Fichte’s second set of 1804 lectures on the Wissenschaftslehre.
This second edition of the author's classic study of Kant's First Critique includes a new preface and extensive afterword.
Explores interpretations of Plato by Heidegger, Derrida, Irigaray, Cavarero, and Gadamer.
An anthology of readings in panpsychism, spanning two millennia.
A novel rereading of the relationship between ethics and ontology in Aristotle.
Twenty-three of the most important writings by contemporary continental thinkers on the work of Hegel.
An in-depth examination of the nature of Kant's causal principle.
Top scholars address Hegel’s History of Philosophy.
Shows how different forms of skepticism can lead to remarkably different moral and political implications.
Presents the first book-length study of the profound influence of Descartes' philosophy on Husserl's project for phenomenology.
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