Routledge Basics 2014

New and Key Titles

Welcome to our Routledge Basics catalogue for 2014, which lines up the best of our student titles for the year.

Concise yet informative, these student resources are highly accessible and affordable; designed with the needs of learners in mind, they provide first-class coverage of all themes of a subject, as well as exceptional study support.

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  1. Philosophy: The Classics

    4th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato’s Republic to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. The fourth...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Metaphysics: The Basics

    By Michael Rea

    Series: The Basics

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport Psychology: The Basics

    By David Tod

    Series: The Basics

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Body Studies: The Basics

    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks

    Series: The Basics

    Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Genocide: The Basics

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    Series: The Basics

    What exactly constitutes "genocide"? How prevalent have instances of genocide been throughout history? How successful have efforts to prevent genocide been? These, and other questions, are addressed in Genocide: The Basics, a concise introduction to the study of the phenomenon of genocide. Case...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Economics: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Tony Cleaver

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its third edition, Economics: The Basics continues to provide an engaging and topical introduction to the key issues in contemporary economics. Fully updated to take into account the global recession, ongoing problems in Eurozone economies, changing patterns in world trade, housing and...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes' Meditations

    By Gary Hatfield

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Descartes is widely regarded to be the father of modern philosophy and his Meditations is among the most important philosophical texts ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Descartes’ Meditations introduces the major themes in Descartes’ great book and acts as a companion for reading this key...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes' Leviathan

    By Glen Newey

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Hobbes is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his seminal text Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes’ Leviathan introduces the major...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge