Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • Involving Anthroponomy in the Anthropocene: On Decoloniality book cover

    Involving Anthroponomy in the Anthropocene

    On Decoloniality, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

    This book introduces the idea of anthroponomy – the organization of humankind to support autonomous life – as a response to the problems of today’s purported "Anthropocene" age. It argues for a specific form of accountability for the redressing of planetary-scaled environmental problems.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • 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 – 2019-12-11
    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 – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • 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

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation: A New Way of Learning book cover

    Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of Cross-Cultural Conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyzes how scientific technology is changing the idea of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge India

  • The Emergence of Relativism: German Thought from the Enlightenment to National Socialism book cover

    The Emergence of Relativism

    German Thought from the Enlightenment to National Socialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Kusch, Katherina Kinzel, Johannes Steizinger, Niels Wildschut

    Debates over relativism are as old as philosophy itself. Since the late nineteenth century, relativism has also been a controversial topic in many of the social and cultural sciences. And yet, relativism has not been a central topic of research in the history of philosophy or the history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan: Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan book cover

    Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Freud as a Social and Cultural Theorist: On Human Nature and the Civilizing Process book cover

    Freud as a Social and Cultural Theorist

    On Human Nature and the Civilizing Process, 1st Edition

    By Howard L. Kaye

    This book offers a new account of Freud’s work by reading him as the social theorist and philosopher he always aspired to be, and not as the medical scientist he publicly claimed to be. In doing so, the author demonstrates that’s Freud’s social, moral, and cultural thought constitutes the core of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture book cover

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian 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 – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

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

    Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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