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  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Yogasūtra of Patañjali: A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System book cover

    The Yogasūtra of Patañjali

    A New Introduction to the Buddhist Roots of the Yoga System, 1st Edition

    By Pradeep P. Gokhale

    This book offers a systematic and radical introduction to the Buddhist roots of Pātañjala-yoga, or the Yoga system of Patañjali. By examining each of 195 aphorisms (sūtras) of the Yogasūtra and discussing the Yogabhāṣya, it shows that traditional and popular views on…

    Paperback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge India

  • The Digitalisation of (Inter)Subjectivity: A Psi-critique of the Digital Death Drive book cover

    The Digitalisation of (Inter)Subjectivity

    A Psi-critique of the Digital Death Drive, 1st Edition

    By Jan De Vos

    This book explores the responsibility of psychological and neuropsychological perspectives in relation to the digitalisation of inter-subjectivity. It examines how integral their theories and models have been to the development of digital technologies, and by combining theoretical and critical work…

    Paperback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Darkened Enlightenment: The Deterioration of Democracy, Human Rights, and Rational Thought in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Darkened Enlightenment

    The Deterioration of Democracy, Human Rights, and Rational Thought in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Tim Delaney

    The premise of Darkened Enlightenment is to highlight the fact that there currently exist a number of socio-political forces that have the design, or ultimate consequence, of trying to extinguish the light of reason and rationality. The book presents a critique of modernity and provides a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education: A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence book cover

    Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • No Platform: A History of Anti-Fascism, Universities and the Limits of Free Speech book cover

    No Platform

    A History of Anti-Fascism, Universities and the Limits of Free Speech, 1st Edition

    By Evan Smith

    This book is the first to outline the history of the tactic of ‘no platforming’ at British universities since the 1970s, looking at more than four decades of student protest against racist and fascist figures on campus. The tactic of ‘no platforming’ has been used at British universities and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Artificial Intelligence: The Case Against book cover

    Artificial Intelligence

    The Case Against, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rainer Born

    The purpose of this book, originally published in 1987, was to contribute to the advance of artificial intelligence (AI) by clarifying and removing the major sources of philosophical confusion at the time which continued to preoccupy scientists and thereby impede research. Unlike the vast majority…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

  • The Question of Artificial Intelligence: Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    The Question of Artificial Intelligence

    Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Bloomfield

    Originally published in 1987 when Artificial Intelligence (AI) was one of the most hotly debated subjects of the moment; there was widespread feeling that it was a field whose ‘time had come’, that intelligent machines lay ‘just around the corner’. Moreover, with the onset of the revolution in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

  • Climate Justice and Non-State Actors: Corporations, Regions, Cities, and Individuals book cover

    Climate Justice and Non-State Actors

    Corporations, Regions, Cities, and Individuals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Moss, Lachlan Umbers

    This book investigates the relationship between non-state actors and climate justice from a philosophical perspective. The climate justice literature remains largely focused upon the rights and duties of states. Yet, for decades, states have failed to take adequate steps to address climate change.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Ethics

  • Médecins Sans Frontières and Humanitarian Situations: An Anthropological Exploration book cover

    Médecins Sans Frontières and Humanitarian Situations

    An Anthropological Exploration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-François Véran, Doris Burtscher, Beverley Stringer

    This book explores the interaction between anthropology and humanitarianism, focussed on the organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).The emphasis of the collection is on practising anthropology within humanitarian situations, reflecting on how anthropology contributes to the development of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

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