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  • Psychological Types

    By Carl Jung

    Psychological Types is one of Jung's most important and famous works. First published in English by Routledge in the early 1920s it appeared after Jung's so-called fallow period, during which he published little, and it is perhaps the first significant book to appear after his own confrontation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22 
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  • Crime Control As Industry

    Towards Gulags, Western Style

    By Nils Christie

    Crime Control As Industry, translated into many languages, is a modern classic of criminology and sociology. Nils Christie, one of the leading criminologists of his era, argues that crime control, rather than crime itself is the real danger for our future. Prison populations, especially in Russia…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
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  • An Actor's Work

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
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  • Sanity, Madness and the Family

    By R.D Laing

    In the late 1950s the psychiatrist R.D.Laing and psychoanalyst Aaron Esterson spent five years interviewing eleven families of female patients diagnosed as 'schizophrenic'. Sanity, Madness and the Family is the result of their work. Eleven vivid case studies, often dramatic and disturbing, reveal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-16 
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  • The Philosopher's Dog

    By Raimond Gaita

    In this beautifully written book Raimond Gaita tells inspirational, poignant, sometimes funny but never sentimental stories of the dogs, cats and cockatoos that lived and died within his own family. He asks fascinating questions about animals: Is it wrong to attribute the concepts of love, devotion…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
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  • Can "It" Happen Again?

    Essays on Instability and Finance

    By Hyman Minsky

    In the winter of 1933, the American financial and economic system collapsed. Since then economists, policy makers and financial analysts throughout the world have been haunted by the question of whether "It" can happen again. In 2008 "It" very nearly happened again as banks and mortgage lenders in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
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  • Lines

    A Brief History

    By Tim Ingold

    What do walking, weaving, observing, storytelling, singing, drawing and writing have in common? The answer is that they all proceed along lines. In this extraordinary book Tim Ingold imagines a world in which everyone and everything consists of interwoven or interconnected lines and lays the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • The Impact of Science on Society

    By Bertrand Russell

    Many of the revolutionary effects of science and technology are obvious enough. Bertrand Russell saw in the 1950s that there are also many negative aspects of scientific innovation. Insightful and controversial in equal measure, Russell argues that science offers the world greater well-being than…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • From Puritanism to Postmodernism

    A History of American Literature

    By Richard Ruland, Malcolm Bradbury

    Widely acknowledged as a contemporary classic that has introduced thousands of readers to American literature, From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature brilliantly charts the fascinating story of American literature from the Puritan legacy to the advent of postmodernism.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • Aping Mankind

    By Raymond Tallis

    Neuroscience has made astounding progress in the understanding of the brain. What should we make of its claims to go beyond the brain and explain consciousness, behaviour and culture? Where should we draw the line? In this brilliant critique Raymond Tallis dismantles "Neuromania", arising out of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
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  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    By Peter Drucker

    How can management be developed to create the greatest wealth for society as a whole? This is the question Peter Drucker sets out to answer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A brilliant, mould-breaking attack on management orthodoxy it is one of Drucker’s most important books, offering an…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
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  • From the Gracchi to Nero

    A History of Rome 133 BC to AD 68, 5th Edition

    By H.H. Scullard, H.H. Scullard

    Scullard's clear and comprehensive narrative covers the period from 133 BC to 69 AD, exploring the decline and fall of the Republic, and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. More than forty years after its first publication this masterful survey remains the standard…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
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  • Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

    By Franz Brentano

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
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  • Descartes

    The Project of Pure Enquiry

    By Bernard Williams

    Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His attempts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of the soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influential and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
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  • Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Bronislaw Malinowski’s pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should never lose sight is ‘to grasp the native’s point of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
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  • Feudal Society

    By Marc Bloch

    Marc Bloch said that his goal in writing Feudal Society was to go beyond the technical study a medievalist would typically write and ‘dismantle a social structure.’ In this outstanding and monumental work, which has introduced generations of students and historians to the feudal period, Bloch…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
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  • Law, Legislation and Liberty

    A new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy

    By F. A. Hayek

    With a new foreword by Paul Kelly 'I regard Hayek's work as a new opening of the most fundamental debate in the field of political philosophy' – Sir Karl Popper 'This promises to be the crowning work of a scholar who has devoted a lifetime to thinking about society and its values. The entire…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
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  • The Greek Philosophers

    from Thales to Aristotle

    By W. K. C. Guthrie

    With an new foreword by James Warren Long renowned as one of the clearest and best introductions to ancient Greek philosophy for non-specialists, W.K.C Guthrie’s The Greek Philosophers offers us a brilliant insight into the hidden foundations of Greek philosophy – foundations that underpin Western…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
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  • A History of the Roman World

    753 to 146 BC

    By H. H. Scullard

    With a new foreword by Tim Cornell ‘Can anyone be so indifferent or idle as not to care to know by what means and under what kind of polity almost the whole inhabited world was conquered and bought under the dominion of a single city of Rome?’ – Polybius, Greek Historian The city of Rome created…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
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  • The World of Parmenides

    Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment

    By Karl Sir Popper

    With a new foreword by Scott Austin 'I hope that these essays may illustrate the thesis that all history is or should be the history of problem situations, and that in following this principle we may further our understanding of the Presocratics and other thinkers of the past. The essays also try…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
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  • Ideas

    General Introduction to Pure Phenomenology

    By Edmund Husserl

    With a new foreword by Dermot Moran ‘the work here presented seeks to found a new science – though, indeed, the whole course of philosophical development since Descartes has been preparing the way for it – a science covering a new field of experience, exclusively its own, that of "Transcendental…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
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  • Organs without Bodies

    On Deleuze and Consequences

    By Slavoj Zizek

    With a new introduction by the author In this deliciously polemical work, a giant of cultural theory immerses himself in the ideas of a giant of French thought. In his inimical style, Zizek links Deleuze's work with both Oedipus and Hegel, figures from whom the French philosopher distanced himself…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
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  • Deprivation and Delinquency

    By D. W. Winnicott

    Edited by Clare Winnicott, Ray Shepherd, Madeleine Davis

    "Winnicott was a healer with the qualities of a parent, a magician, a teacher, a poet and a friend. The editors of this book have done a great service in collecting and arranging papers dating from the experiences of the evacuation in the Second World War up to some of Winnicott’s continued…

    Paperback – 2011-09-05
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  • Complete Series Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Society and Culture Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Religion Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • History Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Literature and Literary Theory Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Philosophy Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Psychology Bundle RC

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Karl Popper Bundle RC

    By Karl Sir Popper

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
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  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    By Jack Zipes

    The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
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  • The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by Troels Eggers Hansen

    In a letter of 1932, Karl Popper described Die beiden Grundprobleme der Erkenntnistheorie – The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge – as ‘…a child of crises, above all of …the crisis of physics.’ Finally available in English, it is a major contribution to the philosophy of science,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26
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  • After The Open Society

    Selected Social and Political Writings

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Jeremy Shearmur

    In this long-awaited volume, Jeremy Shearmur and Piers Norris Turner bring to light Popper's most important unpublished and uncollected writings from the time of The Open Society until his death in 1994.After The Open Society: Selected Social and Political Writings reveals the development of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-26
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  • Napoleon

    By Georges Lefebvre

    With a new introduction by Andrew Roberts. 'A penetrating interpretation...No one with a serious interest in the Napoleonic period can afford to ignore it. ' - Times Literary Supplement Whether viewed as an inspired leader or obsessed tyrant, Napoleon has divided opinion for over 200 years. Few…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • The Philosophy of Money

    By Georg Simmel

    Edited by David Frisby

    With a new foreword by Charles Lemert 'Its greatness...lies in ceaseless and varied use of the money form to unearth and conceptually reveal incommensurabilities of all kinds, in social reality fully as much as in thought itself.' - Fredric Jameson In The Philosophy of Money, Georg Simmel puts…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy

    By Bernard Williams

    With a new foreword by Jonathan Lear 'Remarkably lively and enjoyable…It is a very rich book, containing excellent descriptions of a variety of moral theories, and innumerable and often witty observations on topics encountered on the way.' - Times Literary Supplement Bernard Williams was one of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Bodies That Matter

    On the Discursive Limits of Sex

    By Judith Butler

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Folk Devils and Moral Panics

    By Stanley Cohen

    'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen’s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • The Open Society and Its Enemies

    By Karl Popper

     ‘If in this book harsh words are spoken about some of the greatest among the intellectual leaders of mankind, my motive is not, I hope, to belittle them. It springs rather from my conviction that, if our civilization is to survive, we must break with the habit of deference to great men.’ -…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • The Myths We Live By

    By Mary Midgley

    With a new Introduction by the author 'An elegant and sane little book. – The New Statesman Myths, as Mary Midgley argues in this powerful book, are everywhere. In political thought they sit at the heart of theories of human nature and the social contract; in economics in the pursuit of self…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • The Transcendence of the Ego

    A Sketch for a Phenomenological Description

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    ‘I should like to show here that the Ego is neither formally or materially in consciousness: it is outside, in the world.’ Jean-Paul Sartre The Transcendence of the Ego is one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications and essential for understanding the trajectory of his work as a…

    Paperback – 2011-03-30
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  • Bertrand Russell Bundle RC

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
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  • The Articulate Mammal

    An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

    By Jean Aitchison

    This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author. ‘An excellent and very welcome guide to psycholinguistics…highly recommended.’ The Washington Post A classic in its field for almost forty years, The Articulate Mammal is a brilliant introduction to psycholinguistics. In lucid…

    Paperback – 2011-03-23
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  • Greek Tragedy

    By H.D.F. Kitto

    'Two things give Kitto's classic book its enduring freshness: he pioneered the approach to Greek drama through internal artistry and thematic form, and he always wrote in lively and readable English.' - Oliver Taplin, University of Oxford, UK Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from…

    Paperback – 2011-03-23
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  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses

    By Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

    ‘I resolved to write a book which would create some stir in the world and continue to do after I had gone from it.’  - Choderlos de Laclos A great sensation at the time of first publication, Les Liaisons Dangereuses reads as much the most 'modern' of eighteenth-century novels. Viewed by some…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01
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  • Science, Order and Creativity

    By David Bohm, F. David Peat

    One of the foremost scientists and thinkers of our time, David Bohm worked alongside Oppenheimer and Einstein. In Science, Order and Creativity he and physicist F. David Peat propose a return to greater creativity and communication in the sciences. They ask for a renewed emphasis on ideas rather…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01
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  • Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger

    By Martin Heidegger

    Edited by David Farrell Krell

    Few philosophers have had more influence on the shape of western philosophy after 1900 than Martin Heidegger. Basic Writings offers a full range of this profound and controversial thinker’s writings in one volume, including: The Origin of the Work of Art The introduction to Being and Time…

    Paperback – 2010-08-31
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  • From Solon to Socrates

    Greek History and Civilization During the 6th and 5th Centuries BC

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    From Solon to Socrates is a magisterial narrative introduction to what is generally regarded as the most important period of Greek history. Stressing the unity of Greek history and the centrality of Athens, Victor Ehrenberg covers a rich and diverse range of political, economic, military and…

    Paperback – 2010-08-27
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  • From the Gracchi to Nero

    A History of Rome 133 BC to AD 68

    By H.H. Scullard

    From the Gracchi to Nero is an outstanding history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. Fifty years since publication it is widely hailed as the classic survey of the period, going through many revised and updated editions until H.H. Scullard’s death. It explores the decline and fall of the…

    Paperback – 2010-08-27
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