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  • Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well book cover

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well

    1st Edition

    By Robert Gass, John Seiter

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well offers an engaging and accessible introduction to argumentation and critical thinking. With a pro-social focus, the volume encourages readers to value civility when engaged in arguing and reasoning. Authors Gass and Seiter, renowned for their friendly writing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Digital Events: Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital book cover

    Understanding Digital Events

    Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital, 1st Edition

    By David Kreps

    This book introduces an events-based approach to understanding digital experience. Focusing on the event-ontologies of Bergson and Whitehead’s process metaphysics, it explores subjective experience and objective reality as unified ‘events’ in the form of concrete slabs of existence. Such slabs are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Paintings and the Past: Philosophy, History, Art book cover

    Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World: Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science book cover

    Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science — the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Migration

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Adam Hosein

    In The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction Adam Hosein systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. The book addresses important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and if so to what extent? Is detention…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Nys, Stephen De Wijze

    Why ought we concern ourselves with understanding a concept of evil? It is an elusive and politically charged concept which critics argue has no explanatory power and is a relic of a superstitious and primitive religious past. Yet its widespread use persists today: we find it invoked by politicians…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Kierkegaardian Mind book cover

    The Kierkegaardian Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Buben, Eleanor Helms, Patrick Stokes

    Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) remains one of the most enigmatic, captivating, and elusive thinkers in the history of European thought. The Kierkegaardian Mind provides a comprehensive survey of his work, placing it not only in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing book cover

    The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself! book cover

    Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances

    Commit Yourself!, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schütz, Sophie Nikoleit

    At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art and beyond. In particular, immersive and participatory forms of theatre allow audiences and performers to interact in a shared performance space.   Staging Spectators in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Queer Objects book cover

    Queer Objects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Davidson, Monique Rooney

    Pursuing the discursive or material effects of relational queerness, this book reflects on how objects can illuminate, affect, and animate queer modes of being. In the early 1990s the queer theorist Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick defined queer as "multiply transitive … relational and strange," rather than a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory book cover

    The Emergence of Spacetime in String Theory

    1st Edition

    By Tiziana Vistarini

    The nature of space and time is one of the most fascinating and fundamental philosophical issues which presently engages at the deepest level with physics. During the last thirty years this notion has been object of an intense critical review in the light of new scientific theories which try to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics

  • Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology book cover

    Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Burch, Jack Marsh, Irene McMullin

    The aim of this volume is to critically assess the philosophical importance of phenomenology as a method for studying the normativity of meaning and its transcendental conditions. Using the pioneering work of Steven Crowell as a springboard, phenomenologists from all over the world examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

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