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Routledge History Of Philosophy Volume V

Author: Stuart Brown
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134938667
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European philosophy from the late seventeenth century through most of the eighteenth is broadly conceived as `the Enlightenment', the period of empirical reaction to the great seventeenth century Rationalists. This volume begins with Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists and with Newton and the early English Enlightenment. Locke is a key figure in late chapters, as a result of his importance both in the development of British and Irish philosophy and because of his seminal influence in the Enlightenment as a whole. British Philosophy and the Age of Enlightenment includes discussion of Scottish Enlightenment and its influence on the German Aufklarung, and consequently on Kant. French thought, which in turn affected the late radical Enlightenment, especially Bentham, is also considered here. This survey brings together clear, authoritative chapters from leading experts and provides a scholarly introduction to this period in the history of philosophy. It includes a glossary of technical terms and a chronological table of important political, philosophical, scientific and other cultural events.

British Philosophy And The Age Of Enlightenment

Author: Stuart Brown
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135865116
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This fifth volume covers many of the most important philosophers and movements of the nineteenth century, including utilitarianism, positivism and pragmatism.

World Philosophies

Author: Ninian Smart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317796888
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World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smart’s work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture. In this revised and expanded second edition, a team of distinguished scholars, assembled by the editor Oliver Leaman, have brought Ninian Smart’s masterpiece up to date for the twenty-first century. Chapters have been revised by experts in the field to include recent philosophical developments, and the book includes a new bibliographic guide to resources in world philosophies. A brand new introduction which celebrates the career and writings of Ninian Smart, and his contribution to the study of world religions, helps set the work in context.

Critique And Feminist Theology

Author: Miri Jin
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643908474
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Critique and Feminist Theology strives to reinterpret Elisabeth Sch�ssler Fiorenza's concepts of critique and community from postfoundationalist perspective. In doing this in detail, the author explores her concepts of subjectivity, and the women-church and the ekklesia of wo/men. This groundbreaking book seeks to arbitrate and federate today's two polar issues of the critique and the embrace of the others, which today is socially called for from a post-foundationalist perspective. The new fourth feminist wave is being heralded as focued on communal critique. The author criticizes Fiorenza's concepts of subject and community, presenting a new paradigm to overcome their limitations while constructing better subjectivity and relationships through post-foundationalist reinterpretation. Dissertation. (Series: International Research in Feminist Theology and Religion. Liberating perspectives / Internationale Forschungen in Feministischer Theologie und Religion. Befreiende Perspektiven, Vol. 8) [Subject: Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, Theology, Religious Studies]

Philosophic Classics From Plato To Derrida

Author: Forrest Baird
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315510162
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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers.

God In The Enlightenment

Author: William J. Bulman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190602104
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We have long been taught that the Enlightenment was an attempt to free the world from the clutches of Christian civilization and make it safe for philosophy. The lesson has been well learned. In today's culture wars, both liberals and their conservative enemies, inside and outside the academy, rest their claims about the present on the notion that the Enlightenment was a secularist movement of philosophically driven emancipation. Historians have had doubts about the accuracy of this portrait for some time, but they have never managed to furnish a viable alternative to it-for themselves, for scholars interested in matters of church and state, or for the public at large. In this book, William J. Bulman and Robert G. Ingram bring together recent scholarship from distinguished experts in history, theology, and literature to make clear that God not only survived the Enlightenment but thrived within it as well. The Enlightenment was not a radical break from the past in which Europeans jettisoned their intellectual and institutional inheritance. It was, to be sure, a moment of great change, but one in which the characteristic convictions and traditions of the Renaissance and Reformation were perpetuated to the point of transformation, in the wake of the Wars of Religion and during the early phases of globalization. The Enlightenment's primary imperatives were not freedom and irreligion but peace and prosperity. As a result, Enlightenment could be Christian, communitarian, or authoritarian as easily as it could be atheistic, individualistic, or libertarian. Honing in on the intellectual crisis of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries while moving from Spinoza to Kant and from India to Peru, God in the Enlightenment takes a prism to the age of lights.

One Hundred Twentieth Century Philosophers

Author: Stuart Brown
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134680368
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One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers offers biographical information and critical analysis of the life, work and impact of some of the most significant figures in philosophy this century. Taken from the acclaimed Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers, the 100 entries are alphabetically organised, from Adorno to Zhang Binglin, and cover individuals from both continental and analytic philosophy. The entries have an identical four-part structure making it easy to compare and contrast information, comprising: * biographical details * a bibliography of major works * a listing of relevant secondary and critical literature * an appraisal of the philosopher's thoughts and achievements. A separate glossary provides an introduction to the origins, development and main features of major philosophical schools and movements and offers select bibliographies to guide the reader to further research.

From The Beginning To Plato

Author: Christopher Charles Whiston Taylor
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415308731
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This first volume in the series traces the development of philosophy over two-and-a-half centuries, from Thales at the beginning of the sixth century BC to the death of Plato in 347 BC.