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Published: 21 September 2021

304 Pages | 5 color


ISBN: 9780190925529

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A History

Edited by Julia Jorati

Oxford Philosophical Concepts

  • Traces the history of philosophical thought regarding powers from antiquity to the present day, through eleven chapters written by prominent scholars
  • Challenges the standard narrative about the history of the concept of powers
  • Includes several short reflection essays which examine the importance of powers in the history of music, West African religions, the history of chemistry, and the history of art