Philosophy: Phenomenology

  • Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences book cover

    Phenomenology, Language and the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Roche

    This book looks at two ‘revolutions’ in philosophy – phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals): Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects book cover

    On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals)

    Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Mulhall

    On Being in the World, first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy. The starting point is the idea of ‘continuous aspect perception’, which connects Wittgenstein…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein and Heidegger book cover

    Wittgenstein and Heidegger

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Egan, Stephen Reynolds, Aaron Wendland

    Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other disciplines, including political science, theology, anthropology, ecology, mathematics,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Lena Jayyusi

    First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description of practical activities and makes a cogent contribution to the study of how the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge Revivals

  • Aesthetics After Metaphysics: From Mimesis to Metaphor book cover

    Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Beistegui

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Morality, Self Knowledge and Human Suffering: An Essay on The Loss of Confidence in the World book cover

    Morality, Self Knowledge and Human Suffering

    An Essay on The Loss of Confidence in the World, 1st Edition

    By Josep Corbí

    In this wholly original study, Josep Corbi asks how one should relate to a certain kind of human suffering, namely, the harm that people cause one another. Relying upon real life examples of human suffering--including torture, genocide, and warfare--as opposed to thought experiments,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Phenomenological Approaches to Sport book cover

    Phenomenological Approaches to Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irena Martínková, Jim Parry

    The study of sport is often thought of simply in terms of the sport sciences. This book explains how a phenomenological approach is capable of revealing the nature and meanings of sport in ways that are beyond the reach of the sciences and how the very concepts required by sport science stand in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Ethics and Sport

  • Plato and Levinas: The Ambiguous Out-Side of Ethics book cover

    Plato and Levinas

    The Ambiguous Out-Side of Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Staehler

    In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27

  • Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering: Maternal Subjects book cover

    Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering

    Maternal Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Lintott, Maureen Sander-Staudt

    Philosophical inquiry into pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering is a growing area of interest to academic philosophers. This volume brings together a diverse group of philosophers to speak about topics in this reemerging area of philosophical inquiry, taking up new themes, such as maternal…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal book cover

    Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal

    1st Edition

    By Somogy Varga

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Honor: A Phenomenology book cover

    Honor: A Phenomenology

    1st Edition

    By Robert L. Oprisko

    Honor is misunderstood in the social sciences. The literature lacks both accuracy and precision in its conceptual development such that we no longer say what we mean because we have no idea what we’re saying. We use many terms to mean honor and mean many different ideas when we refer to honor.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Caring and Well-being: A Lifeworld Approach book cover

    Caring and Well-being

    A Lifeworld Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Galvin, Les Todres

    Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient’s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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