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  • Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography: Causal and Teleological Approaches book cover

    Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography

    Causal and Teleological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Schumann

    Is the appropriate form of human action explanation causal or rather teleological? While this is a central question in analytic philosophy of action, it also has implications for questions about the differences between methods of explanation in the sciences on the one hand and in the humanities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Object-Oriented Cartography: Maps as Things book cover

    Object-Oriented Cartography

    Maps as Things, 1st Edition

    By Tania Rossetto

    Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Natural Communions: Religion and Public Life, Volume 40 book cover

    Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Religion and Public Life

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: Border, Self and the Other book cover

    Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India

  • Ethics in Governance in India book cover

    Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics book cover

    Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period: Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims book cover

    Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period

    Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Mösch

    This volume is an investigation of how Augustine was received in the Carolingian period, and the elements of his thought which had an impact on Carolingian ideas of ‘state’, rulership and ethics. It focuses on Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, authors and political advisers to Charlemagne and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Welfare Economics: An Interpretive History book cover

    Welfare Economics

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By Roger McCain

    Although it was an important specialization in economics in the mid-twentieth century, welfare economics has received less attention in the twenty-first century. This book explores the history of welfare economics, with a view to explaining its rise and subsequent decline. Drawing on both…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Football book cover

    The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In explaining the complex nature of football, the book draws on literature in sociology, history, psychology and beyond, offering real-life examples of footballing actions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy: Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities book cover

    Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Keator

    Offering an original application of the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina to the humanities, this book demonstrates the need for further emphasis on deep reading, reflection, and contemplation in contemporary university classrooms. Each chapter provides readers with an historical overview…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Social Reality: Issues in Social Ontology book cover

    The Nature of Social Reality

    Issues in Social Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

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