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  • Lie Detection and the Law: Torture, Technology and Truth book cover

    Lie Detection and the Law

    Torture, Technology and Truth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Balmer

    This book develops a sociological account of lie detection practices and uses this to think about lying more generally. Bringing together insights from sociology, social history, socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS), it explores how torture and technology have been used to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought book cover

    A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian economic thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for 25 years, and is the first to offer a panoramic sweeping account of New Zealand economic thought. Those two countries, both at the start of the twentieth century and at its end,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools: Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology book cover

    From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology, 1st Edition

    By Ugo Zilioli

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures other than Plato were active after the death of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Evagrius and Gregory: Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century book cover

    Evagrius and Gregory

    Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Corrigan

    Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Gregory Nazianzus and Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thought in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Essays in Early Greek and Chinese Rational Thinking book cover

    Comparative Essays in Early Greek and Chinese Rational Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Reding

    This collection of essays, by Reding, in the emergent field of Sino-Hellenic studies, explores the neglected inchoative strains of rational thought in ancient China and compares them to similar themes in ancient Greek thought, right at the beginnings of philosophy in both cultures. Reding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies: A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa book cover

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies

    A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa, 1st Edition

    By Massimo A. Rondolino

    This book examines the potential of conducting studies in comparative hagiology, through parallel literary and historical analyses of spiritual life writings pertaining to distinct religious contexts. In particular, it focuses on a comparative analysis of the early sources on the medieval Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754): Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment book cover

    Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754)

    Learning and Literature in the Nordic Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knud Haakonssen, Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen

    Ludvig Holberg (1684–1754) was the foremost representative of the Danish-Norwegian Enlightenment and also a European figure of note. He published significant works in natural law and history, but also a very important body of moral essays and epistles. He authored several engaging autobiographies…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Darwinian Creativity and Memetics book cover

    Darwinian Creativity and Memetics

    1st Edition

    By Maria Kronfeldner

    The author examines how Darwinism has been used to explain novelty and change in culture through the Darwinian approach to creativity and the theory of memes. The first claims that creativity is based on a Darwinian process of blind variation and selection, while the latter claims that culture…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium book cover

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the first overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Political Economy as Natural Theology: Smith, Malthus and Their Followers book cover

    Political Economy as Natural Theology

    Smith, Malthus and Their Followers, 1st Edition

    By Paul Oslington

    Since the early 20th century, economics has been the dominant discourse in English-speaking countries, displacing Christian theology from its previous position of authority. This path-breaking book is a major contribution to the interdisciplinary dialogue between economics and religion.Oslington…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Kaufman

    The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is an outstanding survey of one of the most important eras in the history of Western philosophy - one which witnessed philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale.A team of twenty international contributors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Peter of Spain, Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis: Critical Edition with Introduction book cover

    Peter of Spain, Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis

    Critical Edition with Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisca Navarro Sánchez

    This book presents an edition of the Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis, a work by one of the greatest philosophers and physicians of the 13th century, Peter of Spain (later Pope John XXI, 1205-1277). He took as the basis for his work the translation from the Arabic made in Toledo…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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