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  • Encounter with Nothingness: An Essay on Existentialism book cover

    Encounter with Nothingness

    An Essay on Existentialism, 1st Edition

    By Helmut Kuhn

    This book, first published in 1951, discusses the fundamental concepts which have crystallized around the fatal ‘crisis’. It proceeds by critically examining the theories which, from Kierkegaard to Heidegger, Sartre and their associates, have placed Existentialism in the focus of philosophical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Introduction to the New Existentialism book cover

    Introduction to the New Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By Colin Wilson

    Colin Wilson revitalised existentialism with a completely new approach to the philosophy. The six volumes of his ‘Outsider’ series created an existentialism that is not paralysed by its own nihilism. This book, first published in 1966, is a clear summary of the ideas of the ‘Outsider’ cycle, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well book cover

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well

    1st Edition

    By Robert Gass, John Seiter

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well offers an engaging and accessible introduction to argumentation and critical thinking. With a pro-social focus, the volume encourages readers to value civility when engaged in arguing and reasoning. Authors Gass and Seiter, renowned for their friendly writing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Digital Events: Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital book cover

    Understanding Digital Events

    Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital, 1st Edition

    By David Kreps

    This book introduces an events-based approach to understanding digital experience. Focusing on the event-ontologies of Bergson and Whitehead’s process metaphysics, it explores subjective experience and objective reality as unified ‘events’ in the form of concrete slabs of existence. Such slabs are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Paintings and the Past: Philosophy, History, Art book cover

    Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World: Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science book cover

    Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science — the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Migration

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Adam Hosein

    In The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction Adam Hosein systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. The book addresses important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and, if so, to what extent? Is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Nys, Stephen De Wijze

    Why ought we concern ourselves with understanding a concept of evil? It is an elusive and politically charged concept which critics argue has no explanatory power and is a relic of a superstitious and primitive religious past. Yet its widespread use persists today: we find it invoked by politicians…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Kierkegaardian Mind book cover

    The Kierkegaardian Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Buben, Eleanor Helms, Patrick Stokes

    Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) remains one of the most enigmatic, captivating, and elusive thinkers in the history of European thought. The Kierkegaardian Mind provides a comprehensive survey of his work, placing it not only in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing book cover

    The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself! book cover

    Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances

    Commit Yourself!, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schütz, Sophie Nikoleit

    At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art and beyond. In particular, immersive and participatory forms of theatre allow audiences and performers to interact in a shared performance space.   Staging Spectators in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

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