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  1. March Book of the Month!

    The Routledge Guidebook to Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks

    By John Schwarzmantel

    Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks are one of the most important and original sources of modern political philosophy but the Prison Notebooks present great difficulties to the reader. Not originally intended for publication, their fragmentary character and their oftentimes cryptic language can mystify readers, leading to misinterpretation of the text. The Routledge Guidebook to Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks provides readers with the historical background, textual analysis and other relevant information needed for a greater understanding and appreciation of this classic text.

    Learn more here.
     

  2. March Series Of The Month - Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy is 20% Off!

    This month, all titles included in the Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy series are 20% off! Just use the discount code XRK51 at the checkout.

    Check out the full list of titles here.

  3. Rediscover T&F eBooks with five free-to-view Philosophy titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks.com can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Philosophy free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look?

  4. What is this thing called Ethics? - New Edition Out Now

    What is morality? How do we define what is right and wrong? How does moral theory help us deal with ethical issues in the world around us?

    This second edition provides an engaging and stimulating introduction to philosophical thinking about morality. Christopher Bennett provides the reader with accessible examples of contemporary and relevant ethical problems, before looking at the main theoretical approaches and key philosophers associated with them. Read more...

    Request an e-Inspection Copy.

  5. The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein’s Relativity - Out Now

    The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein’s Relativity expands on and supplements this seminal text, by exploring the historical context of Einstein’s work and the background to his breakthroughs; details of experimental verification of special and general relativity; the enduring legacy of Einstein’s theories and their implications for future scientific breakthroughs. Read more...

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  6. Gender Trouble

    Gender Trouble: It’s a Classic for a reason

    Redefine what it means to be 'masculine' or 'feminine' with the Routledge Classic Gender Trouble:Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler.

    Routledge Classics doesn’t stand still. In 2015 we are bringing you a Classic a Month to spotlight the pedigree of our list, along with an interview with an eminent thinker about why this is their favorite Routledge Classic. In February, we are pleased to present Judith Butler's timeless and powerful Gender Trouble, with a hardback version on its way in March. Routledge Classics also spoke with Dr Nina Power, author, contributor to The Guardian, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Roehampton, UK.

    The debate over gender definitions and inequalities rages on in academic scholarship and popular culture today as strongly as it did when Judith Butler first wrote Gender Trouble. Butler's work will forever be an essential contribution to resolving what it really means to be female. Such a book cannot exist without causing controversy, and Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. 

    Does Butler's Gender Trouble still apply to current gender issues? Read our Q&A with Dr Nina Power below for her take. You can also check out this excerpt from the text, Preface and Chapter One: Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire, and Butler's recent interview withThe New York Times' George Yancy, What’s Wrong With ‘All Lives Matter’?.

    Tell us your thoughts - @Routledge_Clas #routledgeclassics.

  7. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Combining some the most influential and incisive voices, and covering many cutting edge issues in bioethics today, the new Routledge Companion to Bioethics is an invaluable resources for students and scholars alike. A comprehensive reference guide to contemporary concerns in bioethics, it covers a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies. While also covering more traditional topics, this volume fully captures this recent shift and foreshadows the resulting developments in bioethics.

  8. Visit Routledge at the APA 2015 Pacific Division Meeting

    Join Routledge at the American Philosophical Association 2015 Pacific Division Meeting, April 1st - 4th in Vancouver, British Columbia. Take a look at what we have coming up for the new year and find out how you can save 20% off any order placed at the conference when you visit our tables. We can't wait to see you there!
     

  9. Read Excerpts of our Outstanding Academic Titles

    What do habit, Buddhism, bioethics and gothic literature have in common? Each are the subject of one of our Outstanding Academic Titles as picked by Choice magazine! 

    We've had 32 titles chosen as Outstanding Academic Titles, and we've made excerpts from four of these titles free to view - On Habit, Bioethics: the Basics, The Gothic World and Buddhism Goes to the Movies. Each excerpt contains the first chapter to give a flavor of the book, so what are you waiting for? 

    If you want to see more of the Outstanding Academic Titles from Routledge, you can view them all here

  10. Bioethics: The Basics - An Outstanding Academic Title

    We are honored that Bioethics: The Basics has been selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2014! 

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today. Choice said of it:

     "This concise, precise, and inexpensive book contains a trove of information useful for both general health sciences audiences and laypersons wanting a clear introduction to ethical issues in health. Each of these chapters is relevant to any health profession, not only medicine. Summing Up: Highly recommended." - M.M. Gilllis, CHOICE

     View all the Routledge Choice Outstanding Academic Titles HERE.

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