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Freedom and Ground
A new interpretation of Schelling's 1809 treatise on freedom, demonstrating how the work is an answer to the problem of ground.
Myth and Authority
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.
Heidegger and the Human
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
The Future of the World Is Open
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 Humanistic Background of Science
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.
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
D. G. Leahy and the Thinking Now Occurring
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.
The Disintegration of Community
Analysis of this important Mexican philosopher's social, cultural, and political writings.
John Dewey's Later Logical Theory
A study of the development of Dewey's logic from 1916-1937 leading up to his final 1938 book on the subject.
Bergson and History
Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.
Eckhart, Heidegger, and the Imperative of Releasement
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.
Conflict in Aristotle's Political Philosophy
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.
The Art of Jihad
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.
The Politics of Paradigms
Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
With a Diamond in My Shoe
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
Plato and the Body
Offers an innovative reading of Plato, analyzing his metaphysical, ethical, and political commitments in connection with feminist critiques.
The Hand of the Engraver
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.
Hegel and Right
An especially accessible introduction to Hegel’s moral and political philosophy.
Another white Man's Burden
Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest.
An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.
Another Mind-Body Problem
Demonstrates the profound overlap of philosophy’s mind-body problem and various racist doctrines found in thinkers ranging from Descartes to Kant.
Statement on the True Relationship of the Philosophy of Nature to the Revised Fichtean Doctrine
Schelling's 1806 polemic against Fichte, and his last major work on the philosophy of nature.
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.
Lessing and the Enlightenment
A comprehensive study of Lessing’s religious thought.
The Metaphysics of the Pythagorean Theorem
Explores Thales’s speculative philosophy through a study of geometrical diagrams.
Philosophy, History, and Tyranny
The first comprehensive examination of the debate between Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève on the subject of philosophy and tyranny.
Gaston Bachelard, Revised and Updated
Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers.
Contingency and Commitment
Offers the first comprehensive survey of Mexican existentialism to appear in English.
Leo Strauss, Philosopher
European scholars discuss Leo Strauss as a major figure in the history of philosophy.
Deepens our understanding of power through a survey of how its dynamics have been understood from ancient times to the present.
Kant and Aristotle
A historical and philosophical reassessment of the impact of Aristotle and early-modern Aristotelianism on the development of Kant’s transcendental philosophy.
An introduction to Thomas Hobbes as a systematic and not merely political philosopher.
Existence and Heritage
Explores overlapping concerns and themes in African(a) and continental philosophy.
Lectures on the Theory of Ethics (1812)
Lectures from the late period of Fichte’s career, never before available in English.
Honor in Political and Moral Philosophy
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.
Sparks Will Fly
Collected essays consider points of affinity and friction between Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger.
Synthesizes the most important recent work on wonder and brings a number of disciplines into conversation.
Leo Strauss on the Borders of Judaism, Philosophy, and History
Explores how the thought of Leo Strauss amounts to a model for thinking about the connection between philosophy, Jewish thought, and history.
John Dewey's Earlier Logical Theory
Analysis of Dewey's pre-1916 work on logic and its relationship to his better-known 1938 book on the topic.
Humor and the Good Life in Modern Philosophy
An exploration of philosophical and religious ideas about humor in modern philosophy and their secular implications.
Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences
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.
A penetrating and freewheeling evaluation of Kant's magnum opus.
Kant and the Concept of Race
Late eighteenth-century writings on race by Kant and four of his contemporaries.
Hegel on Religion and Politics
Critical essays on Hegel's views concerning the relationship between religion and politics.
Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy
A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.
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.
Beauvoir and Western Thought from Plato to Butler
Essays on Beauvoir’s influences, contemporary engagements, and legacy in the philosophical tradition.
The Philosophical Rupture between Fichte and Schelling
Correspondence and texts by Fichte and Schelling illuminate their thought and the trajectory of their philosophical falling out.
The Closed Commercial State
Critical scholarly edition of J. G. Fichte's Closed Commercial State
Archaeology and the Origins of Philosophy
Detailed study of how Anaximander’s cosmological and philosophical conceptions were affected by architectural technologies.
Methodologies of Comparative Philosophy
A much-needed consideration of methodology in comparative philosophy.
The Lockean Commonwealth
Timely reappraisal of John Locke’s thoughts on the clash between executive emergency power and the importance of the rule of law.
John Dee's Occultism
A comprehensive look at the life and work of one of the towering figures of Renaissance mysticism.
Tragedy and Citizenship
A study of attitudes towards tragedy in both democratic and nondemocractic political theory.
Kant's Pragmatic Anthropology
The first comprehensive examination in English of Kant’s Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View.
Kant and the Culture of Enlightenment
Interprets Kant's conception of enlightenment within the broader philosophical project of his critique of reason.
The Role of History in Latin American Philosophy
Argues that there are original positions to be found in the work of Latin American philosophers.
This new interpretation of Plato's Parmenides emphasizes its treatment of time and language—insights especially relevant for those working in the Continental tradition.
Heidegger and Aristotle
Interprets Heidegger’s phenomenological reading of Aristotle’s philosophy.
Madness and Death in Philosophy
Demonstrates the significance of the concepts of madness and death for the history of philosophy.
The Social Authority of Reason
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.
The Science of Knowing
The first English translation of Fichte’s second set of 1804 lectures on the Wissenschaftslehre.
Hegel and the Other
A new, highly accessible commentary on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit.
The Gathering of Reason
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.
The Ethics of Ontology
A novel rereading of the relationship between ethics and ontology in Aristotle.
Hegel and Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Twenty-three of the most important writings by contemporary continental thinkers on the work of Hegel.
Kant on Causation
An in-depth examination of the nature of Kant's causal principle.
Traces the history of mind-body dualism.
The Limits of Doubt
Shows how different forms of skepticism can lead to remarkably different moral and political implications.
Death and Responsibility
Richly informed by readings of Heidegger, Derrida, and Blanchot, the author argues that the notion of responsibility at the heart of Levinas's notion of ethics is intimately dependent upon his account of death.
Autonomy and Community
Shows how Kant's basic position applies to and clarifies present-day problems of war, race, abortion, capital punishment, labor relations, the environment, and marriage.
Enlightenment East and West
This book shows that mysticism is incomplete without scientific rationalism, and that our current social and political projects cannot be completed without assimilating the values and practices of mysticism. ...
Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy
Philosophy in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries has traditionally been characterized as being primarily concerned with epistemological issues. This book is not intended to overturn this characterization ...
Ideology and False Consciousness
In this book Christopher Pines demonstrates that Karl Marx conceived of ideology as false consciousness. He shows how the different meanings of false consciousness found in the writings of Marx and Engels ...