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  • Sartre's Anthropology as a Hermeneutics of Praxis book cover

    Sartre's Anthropology as a Hermeneutics of Praxis

    1st Edition

    By Kristian Klockars

    First published in 1998, this volume deals with the legacy of Sartre and functions as a way of going beyond Sartre by means of Sartre, aiming to understand how we are to understand what we ourselves do and how we are to understand human being and human reality. Kristian Klockars’ main aim is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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  • The Constants of Nature: A Realist Account book cover

    The Constants of Nature

    A Realist Account, 1st Edition

    By Peter Johnson

    First published in 1997, this volume constitutes an attempt to resolve certain misunderstandings and ignorance concerning the constants of Nature. Its purpose is to look closely at the philosophical arguments made to support the customary conventional view of measurement, particularly with regard…

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  • What is Truth? book cover

    What is Truth?

    1st Edition

    By Edo Pivčević

    First published in 1997, this volume advances the view that the nature of truth, in so far as truth has a ‘nature’, lies in the manner of its occurrence. Edo Pivčevicì argues that truth is an vent, i.e. it does not exist until it occurs, and survives only as long as the requisite conditions for…

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  • The Relationship between Liberalism and Conservatism: Parasitic, Competitive or Symbiotic? book cover

    The Relationship between Liberalism and Conservatism

    Parasitic, Competitive or Symbiotic?, 1st Edition

    By Ann Bousfield

    First published in 1999, this volume is a radical text which contributes to the current debate over the future of liberal theory as it offers an explicit critique of some of the leading players in that debate - namely William Galston, Jeffrey Reiman and Richard Rorty. It also offers an implicit…

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  • The Genealogy of Knowledge: Analytical Essays in the History of Philosophy and Science book cover

    The Genealogy of Knowledge

    Analytical Essays in the History of Philosophy and Science, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gaukroger

    First published in 1997, this volume expands the analytical philosophical tradition in the face of parochial Anglo-American philosophical interests. The essays making up the section on ‘Antiquity’ share one concern: to show that there are largely unrecognised but radical differences between the way…

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  • Rationality, Relativism and Incommensurability book cover

    Rationality, Relativism and Incommensurability

    1st Edition

    By Howard Sankey

    First published in 1997, this volume brings together a series of essays on the philosophy of science and responds to the "crisis of rationality" which evolved from the denial of both a stable methodology and a common language for science. Howard Sankey holds that important insights about scientific…

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  • The Survival of the Self book cover

    The Survival of the Self

    1st Edition

    By Robin Harwood

    First published in 1998, this volume gives an account of personal identity derived from the Butler-Reid position, arguing that from the first person point of view one necessary condition of personal identity is the survival of the Self. Robin Harwood’s claim is that a normal human person is a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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  • Western Civilization and Its Problems: A Dialogue Between Weber, Elias and Habermas book cover

    Western Civilization and Its Problems

    A Dialogue Between Weber, Elias and Habermas, 1st Edition

    By Kit-Man Li

    First published in 1999, this volume represents Kit-Man Li’s attempt to wrestle with the complicated issues and ideas drawn from Habermas’ theory of communicative action, Weber’s studies of western civilization and Elias’ insights on sociological theory. Li examines Weber, Habermas and Elias in…

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  • Work: Quo Vadis?: Re-thinking the Question of Work book cover

    Work: Quo Vadis?

    Re-thinking the Question of Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Holmer, Jan Ch. Karlsson

    First published in 1997, this volume is the result of the third Karlstad symposium which aimed to bring together and reflect current empirical trends and theoretical discussions on the questions: what exactly is happening to work and, consequentially, what should happen to work? This book…

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  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

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  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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