Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • 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 – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • Relativism book cover

    Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    Relativism, an ancient philosophical doctrine, is once again a topic of heated debate. In this book, Maria Baghramian and Annalisa Coliva present the recent arguments for and against various forms of relativism. The first two chapters introduce the conceptual and historical contours of relativism…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Culture book cover

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Margolis

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • A Social Theory of Freedom book cover

    A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985): A Rational Perspective book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985)

    A Rational Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience book cover

    The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Women Writing Across Cultures: Present, past, future book cover

    Women Writing Across Cultures

    Present, past, future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pelagia Goulimari

    This collection brings together an international, multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners in different media seeking to question and re-theorize the contested terms of our title: “woman,” “writing,” “women’s writing,” and “across.” “Culture” is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Hubris and Progress: A Future Born of Presumption book cover

    Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Posthumanism and Public Health book cover

    Posthumanism and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Cohn, Rebecca Lynch

    The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited collection explores to what…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics: Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique book cover

    Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

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