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  • Socrates, The Original and its Images book cover

    Socrates, The Original and its Images

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Blum

    This book, first published in 1978, is a radical approach to the philosophical distinction between Being and beings, in which the life of Socrates is used as the metaphor for the theoretical life, in contrast to the continuous historical interest in that life as an object for biographical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology book cover

    The Ethical Imagination

    Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Sean Fitzpatrick

    What do we do with our fantasies? Are there right and wrong ways to imagine, feel, think or desire? Do we have our fantasies, or do they have us? In The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, Sean Fitzpatrick explores how our obligation to the other extends to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship book cover

    Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Wynne Walker Moskop

    In this book, Wynne Walker Moskop addresses the practical and theoretical problem of how unequal political friendships evolve toward arrangements the parties consider reciprocal and just, a problem neglected by scholars of democracy that associate reciprocity and justice only with equal parties.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Survival Regime: Global War and the Political book cover

    The Survival Regime

    Global War and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Edgar Illas

    The Survival Regime explores the concept of survival to describe the effects on politics of the fusion of war and capital in globalization. Survival defines a sort of degree zero governmentality that has resulted from the crumbling of the political and spatial architecture of modernity,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond Clausewitz book cover

    Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    Moving Beyond Clausewitz, 1st Edition

    By George R. Lucas, Jr.

    This book examines the importance of ‘military ethics’ in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz’s original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favour of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus book cover

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change book cover

    The Postsecular Sacred

    Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, 1st Edition

    By David Tacey

    In The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, David Tacey presents a unique psychological study of the postsecular, adding a Jungian perspective to a debate shaped by sociology, philosophy and religious studies. In this interdisciplinary exploration, Tacey looks at the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Self-Deception book cover

    Self-Deception

    1st Edition

    By Eric Funkhouser

    Self-deception poses long-standing and fascinating paradoxes. Philosophers have questioned whether, and how, self-deception is even possible; evolutionary theorists have debated whether it is adaptive. For Sigmund Freud self-deception was a fundamental key to understanding the unconscious, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science.  Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine book cover

    A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor

    A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Dien Ho

    This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine.  In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of Luxury book cover

    A Philosophy of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Lambert Wiesing

    According to the sociologist Max Weber, luxury is the product "of a refusal of utilitarian orientation toward use", whilst Theodor Adorno claimed that luxury is a "longing to escape the slavery of goals". In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? He also considers…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

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