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  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics in the Wake of Wittgenstein book cover

    Ethics in the Wake of Wittgenstein

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin De Mesel, Oskari Kuusela

    This book brings together essays from leading scholars who, rather than taking a strictly exegetical approach, attempt to show how discussions in moral philosophy can benefit from Wittgenstein’s later philosophical work. The essays in this volume make the argument that Wittgenstein’s relevance for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History book cover

    Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology book cover

    Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Burch, Jack Marsh, Irene McMullin

    The aim of this volume is to critically assess the philosophical importance of phenomenology as a method for studying the normativity of meaning and its transcendental conditions. Using the pioneering work of Steven Crowell as a springboard, phenomenologists from all over the world examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Ruins, Monuments, and Memorials book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Ruins, Monuments, and Memorials

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Bicknell, Jennifer Judkins, Carolyn Korsmeyer

    This collection of newly published essays examines our relationship to physical objects that invoke, commemorate, and honor the past. The recent destruction of cultural heritage in war and controversies over Civil War monuments in the US have foregrounded the importance of artifacts that embody…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography: Causal and Teleological Approaches book cover

    Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography

    Causal and Teleological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Schumann

    Is the appropriate form of human action explanation causal or rather teleological? While this is a central question in analytic philosophy of action, it also has implications for questions about the differences between methods of explanation in the sciences on the one hand and in the humanities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • John McDowell book cover

    John McDowell

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Thornton

    John McDowell is one of the most widely read philosophers in recent years. His engagement with a philosophy of language, mind and ethics and with philosophers ranging from Aristotle and Wittgenstein to Hegel and Gadamer make him one of the most original and outstanding philosophical thinkers of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

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