Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • Immanent Materialisms: Speculation and critique book cover

    Immanent Materialisms

    Speculation and critique

    Edited by Charlie Blake, Patrice Haynes

    Must a philosophy of life be materialist, and if so, must it also be a philosophy of immanence? In the last twenty years or so there has been a growing trend in continental thought and philosophy and critical theory that has seen a return to the category of immanence. Through consideration of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-27 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology

    By David E Leary

    The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology is an engaging and accessible introduction to a monumental text that has influenced the development of both psychological science and philosophical pragmatism in important and lasting ways. Written for readers approaching William James’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
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    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Humanism: On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge book cover

    Pragmatic Humanism

    On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge

    By Marcus Morgan

    Is sociology best understood as simply chipping away at our ignorance about society, or does it have broader roles and responsibilities? If so, to what—or perhaps to whom—are these responsibilities? Installing humanity as its epistemological and normative start and endpoint, this book shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy book cover

    Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • J.S. Mill (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    J.S. Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Ryan

    First published in 1974. As logician, economist, political theorist, practical politician and active champion of social freedom, John Stuart Mill is a figure of continuing importance. In this book the author does full justice to the range of Mill’s achievements, providing an introductory guide to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Moral Education book cover

    A Theory of Moral Education

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Nature, Speculation and the Return to Schelling book cover

    Nature, Speculation and the Return to Schelling

    Edited by Daniel Whistler, Tyler Tritten

    Two decades ago, Schelling first resurfaced in Žižek’s Indivisible Remainder, and the same argumentative move of redeploying Schellingian themes for contemporary ends has continued to play a significant role in critical theory since (Markus Gabriel, Iain Hamilton Grant, Jean-Luc Nancy). All…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
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  • Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985): A Rational Perspective book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985)

    A Rational Perspective

    By Agnes Heller

    First published in 1985, this book provides a stimulating series of inter-connected essays which address the theme of shame, which, unlike the problem of conscience, has been seldom discussed by moral philosophers. The essays focus on the ethical regulation of human action and judgement, examining…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Person-centred Primary Care: Searching for the Self book cover

    Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
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    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era: From living machines to affective morality book cover

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Religious Diversity: Bivalent truth, tolerance and personhood book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Religious Diversity

    Bivalent truth, tolerance and personhood

    Edited by Dirk-Martin Grube, Walter Van Herck

    Addressing the question of what kind of theoretical foundations are required if we wish to have a constructive attitude towards different religions, this book scrutinizes aspects of the human condition, personhood and notions of (exclusive) truth and tolerance. In the book, Wolterstorff suggests…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

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