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  • 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 – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower book cover

    The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • 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 – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Law, Modernity, Postmodernity: Legal Change in the Contracting State book cover

    Law, Modernity, Postmodernity

    Legal Change in the Contracting State, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Edgeworth

    This title was first published in 2003. This book examines the interrelationship between the unravelling of the post-war welfare state and legal change. By reference to theorists of postmodernity such as Zygmunt Bauman, Scott Lash and John Urry, and David Harvey, the principal argument is that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Intellectual Origins of Modernity book cover

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity explores the long and winding road of modernity from Rousseau to Foucault and its roots, which are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the Promethean passion of Western humankind. Modernity is the Promethean passion,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Being Human: Psychological Perspectives on Human Nature book cover

    Being Human

    Psychological Perspectives on Human Nature, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Gross

    While there may be no one single characteristic that differentiates humans as a species, it is the combination of differences from other species that makes us unique. The new edition of Being Human examines the psychology of being human through exploring different psychological traditions alongside…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Cosmologies of the Anthropocene: Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism book cover

    Cosmologies of the Anthropocene

    Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    This book engages with the classic philosophical question of mind and matter, seeking to show its altered meaning and acuteness in the era of the Anthropocene. Arguing that matter, and, more broadly, the natural world, has been misconceived since Descartes, it explores the devastating impact that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Instrument of Science: Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised book cover

    The Instrument of Science

    Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised, 1st Edition

    By Darrell P. Rowbottom

    Roughly, instrumentalism is the view that science is primarily, and should primarily be, an instrument for furthering our practical ends. It has fallen out of favour because historically influential variants of the view, such as logical positivism, suffered from serious defects. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis: The Past is Prologue book cover

    Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis

    The Past is Prologue, 1st Edition

    By William Briggs

    Will capitalism survive forever? Capitalism has always lived in and with crisis. Wars, revolutions, economic depression and repeated recessions, the threat of nuclear annihilation and ecological disaster have all failed to break the dominance of this economic and political system. Challenging the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge India

  • Money, Social Ontology and Law book cover

    Money, Social Ontology and Law

    1st Edition

    By Angela Condello, Maurizio Ferraris, John Rogers Searle

    Presenting legal and philosophical essays on money, this book explores the conditions according to which an object like a piece of paper, or an electronic signal, has come to be seen as having a value. Money plays a crucial role in the regulation of social relationships and their normative…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Sanitt

    First published in 1996, Science as a Questioning Process offers an intriguing mix of science and philosophy by examining science as a questioning process. The book evaluates scientific theories through from Darwinian evolution to relativity, and from quantum theory to cosmology. It offers an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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