E-books: Humanities

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Ethics and Error in Medicine book cover

    Ethics and Error in Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Sandra L. Borden

    This book is a collection of original, interdisciplinary essays on the topic of medical error. Given the complexities of understanding, preventing, and responding to medical error in ethically responsible ways, the scope of the book is fairly broad. The contributors include top scholars and…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s

    Freedom, Action, and Motivation in Spinoza’s "Ethics"

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noa Naaman-Zauderer

    The present volume posits the themes of freedom, action, and motivation as the central principles that drive Spinoza’s Ethics from its first part to its last. It assembles essays by internationally leading scholars who provide different, sometimes opposing interpretations of these fundamental…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education: A Modern Interpretation book cover

    Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By John McLeish

    Under the influence of the evangelical movement in the 18th and early 19th centuries education, in one form or another, was brought to a vast number of people in England and Wales. Originally published in 1969, it is this phenomenon that forms the subject of Dr McLeish’s book. The two central…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism: The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century book cover

    The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism

    The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kees Boterbloem

    This book shows how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare. By charting Dutch activity across the globe, it explores Dutch participation in the international arms trade, and in wars both at home and abroad. In doing so, it ponders the issue of how…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Models of Communication: Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches book cover

    Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Models of Communication offers a timely reassessment of the significance of modelling in media and communication studies. From a rich variety of different perspectives, the collected essays explore the past, present, and future uses of communication models, in ordinary discourses concerning…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Postdigital Storytelling: Poetics, Praxis, Research book cover

    Postdigital Storytelling

    Poetics, Praxis, Research, 1st Edition

    By Spencer Jordan

    Postdigital Storytelling offers a groundbreaking re-evaluation of one of the most dynamic and innovative areas of creativity today: digital storytelling. Central to this reassessment is the emergence of metamodernism as our dominant cultural condition. This volume argues that metamodernism has…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Connecting Museums book cover

    Connecting Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark O'Neill, Glenn Hooper

    Connecting Museums explores the boundaries of museums and how external relationships are affected by internal commitments, structures and traditions. Focusing on museums’ relationship with heath, inclusion, and community, the book provides a detailed assessment of the alliances between museums and…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Music, Branding and Consumer Culture in Church: Hillsong in Focus book cover

    Music, Branding and Consumer Culture in Church

    Hillsong in Focus, 1st Edition

    By Tom Wagner

    Starting as a single congregation in Australia, Hillsong Church now has campuses worldwide, releases worship music that sells millions of albums and its ministers regularly appear in mainstream media. So, how has a single church gained such international prominence? This book offers an ethnographic…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Ethics of Cinematic Experience: Screens of Alterity book cover

    Ethics of Cinematic Experience

    Screens of Alterity, 1st Edition

    By Orna Raviv

    Ethics of Cinematic Experience: Screens of Alterity deals with the relationship between cinema and ethics from a philosophical perspective, finding an intrinsic connection between film spectatorship and the possibility of being open to different modes of alterity. The book’s main thesis is that…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Bishops and Reform book cover

    Bishops and Reform

    1st Edition

    By Marion E. Gibbs

    First published in 1934, this volume explores the varied roles of bishops alongside monks, administrators, magnates and scholars in the reforms surrounding the Lateran Council of 1215 and the Council of Trent, with a particular focus on approaches to their implementation in England. The book was…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Revivals

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