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  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Spiritual Heritage of India book cover

    The Spiritual Heritage of India

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1962, is an analysis of the history of the philosophy of a country that has never distinguished philosophy from religion. Indian philosophy is not merely metaphysical speculation, but has its foundation in immediate perception. This insistence upon immediate perception…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Hindu View of Art book cover

    The Hindu View of Art

    1st Edition

    By Mulk Raj Anand

    This book, first published in 1933, was the first text on the general Hindu attitude to art. It sums up under the wider title of the Hindu view of art all such considerations – religious, philosophic, sociological, aesthetic and technical – as might be helpful for the understanding of Indian art.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Religion in Practice book cover

    Religion in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Swami Prabhavananda

    This book, first published in 1968, is a collection of twenty-five lectures by Swami Prabhavananda, the outstanding scholar and translator of Hindu scriptures. They present a direct and pragmatic approach to spiritual life, and a clear guide to Hinduism.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Man in Search of Immortality: Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures book cover

    Man in Search of Immortality

    Testimonials from the Hindu Scriptures, 1st Edition

    By Swami Nikhilananda

    This book, first published in 1968, comprises five articles on the immortality of the soul. According to Hindu tradition this immortality cannot be proved by the scientific method of reasoning – it is based upon scriptural evidence and on the direct experience of enlightened souls. These articles…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry book cover

    The Loves of Krishna

    In Indian Painting and Poetry, 1st Edition

    By W.G. Archer

    This book, first published in 1957, was the first in English to provide a full and clear introduction to one of the most significant of Indian gods, and stresses his supreme role in Indian religion and art. The book relates the full Krishna story, explaining his role in Indian religion, and traces…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography book cover

    The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Stutley

    Indian art, increasingly popular in the west, cannot be fully appreciated without some knowledge of the religious and philosophical background. This book, first published in 1985, covers all aspects of Hindu iconography, and explains that its roots lie far back in the style of prehistoric art. The…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Hinduism

  • Justice, Community and Globalization: Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

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