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  • John Stuart Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Progress, 1st Edition

    By Oskar Kurer

    First published in 1991, this book attempts to deal with Mill’s thought as a coherent system and tie some elements of his thoughts together. It seeks to show that he developed a set of ethical principles to underlie government intervention and provide a theory as to how it should intervene — which…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Models, Simulations, and Representations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Humphreys, Cyrille Imbert

    Although scientific models and simulations differ in numerous ways, they are similar in so far as they are posing essentially philosophical problems about the nature of representation. This collection is designed to bring together some of the best work on the nature of representation being done by…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Pragmatic Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Richard J. Bernstein

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Labour

    1st Edition

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Martin Buber and His Critics (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Writings in English through 1978, 1st Edition

    By Willard Moonan

    First published in 1981. Martin Buber has been acclaimed as one of the major philosophical and religious thinkers of the twentieth century with his influence and achievements spanning numerous fields — however in each of these areas his work has also been severely criticised and his influence…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Outlines of Social Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By J.S. Mackenzie

    Social philosophy can be considered the study of what unifies mankind and the study of values and ideals and what their meaning and worth is to human existence. Originally published in 1918, Mackenzie’s study provides a basic outline of what he believes is the origin of social philosophy whilst…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Science and Human Progress

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Sir Lodge

    Originally delivered as a series of lectures for the Halley Stewart trust in 1926, Lodge’s work was collected and first published in 1927. Lodge uses his scientific training to inquire into such general issues as religion, human progress, and societal advances with an aim to better understand the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Darwinism and Modern Socialism

    1st Edition

    By F.W. Headley

    An adamant fan of Darwin, F.W. Headley attempts to argue the difficulties of believing in Socialism and Darwinism simultaneously and highlights issues which could prevent Socialism from being put into practice. Originally published in 1909, this study uses examples of communities in countries such…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Slavoj Žižek

    A Little Piece of the Real, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Sharpe

    Slavoj Zizek has emerged as the pre-eminent European cultural theorist of the last decade and has been described as the ultimate Marxist/Lacanian cultural studies scholar. His large and growing body of work has generated considerable controversy, yet his texts are not structured as standard…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Everyday Aesthetics

    Prosaics, the Play of Culture and Social Identities, 1st Edition

    By Katya Mandoki

    Katya Mandoki advances in this book the thesis that it is not only possible but crucial to open up the field of aesthetics (traditionally confined to the study of art and beauty) toward the richness and complexity of everyday life. She argues that in every process of communication, whether face to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

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