Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement book cover

    Creating Future People

    The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Anomaly

    Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearances, and immune systems.  It deftly explains the science of gene editing and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Right Actions and Good Persons: Controversies Between Eudaimonistic and Deontic Moral Theories book cover

    Right Actions and Good Persons

    Controversies Between Eudaimonistic and Deontic Moral Theories, 1st Edition

    By Marjaana Kopperi

    First published in 1999, this work tests the ancient against the modern in discussing whether modern approaches to ethics remain sufficiently able to provide a serious and justifiable account of morality. Marjaana Kopperi explores ancient, medieval and enlightenment philosophy to compare their…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Sense of MacIntyre book cover

    Making Sense of MacIntyre

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fuller

    First published in 1998, this influential volume undertakes a task of exposition and interpretation in explaining the views of this important yet elusive ethical philosopher and why he thought modern moral and political philosophy so muddled. Fuller places MacIntyre in his philosophical context,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina book cover

    Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and the Human Paradox: Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity book cover

    Philosophy and the Human Paradox

    Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Alan Montefiore

    Edited by Danielle Sands

    This book collects essays by Alan Montefiore on the role philosophy plays in the formation of the self, and how philosophical questions regarding the nature of reason, truth, and identity inform ethics and politics. It offers a comprehensive overview of Montefiore’s influential, non-dogmatic…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting the Matrix book cover

    Post-Human Institutions and Organizations

    Confronting the Matrix, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Emmanuel Lazega

    When the Matrix trilogy was published in the mid-1980s, it introduced to mass culture a number of post-human tropes about the conscious machines that have haunted our collective imaginaries ever since. This volume explores the social representations and significance of technological developments –…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • Creativity, Imagination, Logic: Meditations for the Eleventh Hour book cover

    Creativity, Imagination, Logic

    Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

    By Horace M. Kallen

    Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The African Other: Philosophy, Justice and the Self book cover

    The African Other

    Philosophy, Justice and the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abraham Olivier

    This book provides a much-needed philosophical response to the recurrent postcolonial call to uproot the prevalent workings of the colonial regime, with a close focus on the African context. It addresses a range of questions concerning the othering of Africans in the postcolonial context,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons: Stuckness and Confinement book cover

    Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons

    Stuckness and Confinement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Turner, Steffen Jensen

    Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons explores the relationship between ghettos, camps, places of detention and prisons with a focus on those people who are confined, encamped, imprisoned, detained, stuck, or forcibly removed through the lens of ‘stuckness’. From a point of departure…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education book cover

    Cultivation of Self in East Asian Philosophy of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruyu Hung

    This book provides exciting and significant inquiries into the cultivation of self in East Asian philosophy of education. The contributors to this volume are from different countries or areas in the world, but all share the same interest in exploring what it means to be human and how to cultivate…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Alien Vectors: Accelerationism, Xenofeminism, Inhumanism book cover

    Alien Vectors: Accelerationism, Xenofeminism, Inhumanism

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Trafford, Pete Wolfendale

    This book works through the notion of the alien in contemporary philosophy. The authors attempt to think through politics, posthumanism, and alienation beyond and across the circuitry of thought that would otherwise enfold the alien in its regressive and parochial trappings. The figure of the Other…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

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