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  • The Incommensurability Thesis book cover

    The Incommensurability Thesis

    1st Edition

    By Howard Sankey

    Originally published in 1994, The Incommensurability Thesis is a critical study of the Incommensurability Thesis of Thomas Kuhn and Paul Feyerabend. The book examines the theory that different scientific theories may be incommensurable because of conceptual variance. The book presents a critique of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chance and Error: The Theory of Evolution book cover

    Chance and Error

    The Theory of Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Marsh Hopkins

    Originally published in 1923 Chance and Error examines the vagaries of chance, and how this is the result of the interference of yes and no. The book basis its examination of chance on the idea of a two-sided coin. The book stipulates that contradictories are head and tail, or yes and no. When the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Integrationism and the Self: Reflections on the Legal Personhood of Animals book cover

    Integrationism and the Self

    Reflections on the Legal Personhood of Animals, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Hutton

    In recent years a set of challenging questions have arisen in relation to the status of animals, their treatment by human beings, their cognitive abilities and the nature of their feelings, emotions, and capacity for suffering. This ground-breaking book draws from integrational semiology to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking book cover

    René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art book cover

    Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Frances Restuccia

    This volume develops the central (though neglected) Agambenian concept of nudity along with its crucial political implications. The book discovers within The Use of Bodies a philosophical path to Agamben’s "ontology of nudity," as it is subtended by his notion of the messianic—a dual temporality of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue: A Relational Perspective book cover

    Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue

    A Relational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierpaolo Donati, Antonio Malo, Giulio Maspero

    This volume explores the potential of employing a relational paradigm for the purposes of interdisciplinary exchange. Bringing together scholars from the social sciences, philosophy and theology, it seeks to bridge the gap between subject areas by focusing on real phenomena.Although these phenomena…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    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 – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law: Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis book cover

    Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities book cover

    China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Kumar, Satya P. Mohanty, Archana Kumar, Raj Kumar

    The conception of modernity as a radical rupture from the past runs parallel to the conception of Europe as the primary locus of global history. The essays in this volume contest the temporal and spatial divisions—between past and present, modernity and tradition, and Europe’s progress and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge India

  • Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context: Subjectivity, History and Autobiography book cover

    Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context

    Subjectivity, History and Autobiography, 1st Edition

    By Ian Parker

    Psychoanalysis is a strange and mysterious practice. In his new book, Ian Parker offers insights into his own experiences, first as trainee then as analyst, the common assumptions about psychoanalysis which can be so misleading, as well as a map of the key debates in the field today. Beginning…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Heidegger and Executive Education: The Management of Time book cover

    Heidegger and Executive Education

    The Management of Time, 1st Edition

    By Toby Thompson

    Global corporations and the senior executives who oversee them have been subject to great criticism in recent times: not only do such corporations hold extreme concentrations of wealth, but they continue to sanction staggering pay inequalities between the haves and the have-nots. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

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