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  • Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought: Towards a virtuous public policy book cover

    Economics, Ethics, and Ancient Thought

    Towards a virtuous public policy, 1st Edition

    By Donald G. Richards

    It is argued that the normative and ethical presuppositions of standard economics render the discipline incapable of addressing an important class of problems involving human choices. Economics adopts too thin an account both of human motivation and of "the good" for individuals and for society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations book cover

    Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Economics and Literature: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics book cover

    Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Curtis Hutt, Halla Kim, Berel Lerner

    Twentieth century continental thinkers such as Bergson, Levinas and Jonas have brought fresh and renewed attentions to Jewish ethics, yet it still remains fairly low profile in the Anglophone academic world.This collection of critical essays brings together the work of established and up-and-coming…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Alienation and Affect book cover

    Alienation and Affect

    1st Edition

    By Warren TenHouten

    Alienation has objective, social-structural determinants, yet is experienced subjectively as a psychological state involving both emotion and cognition. Part I considers conceptualizations of alienation and affect in historical context, emphasizing Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, Simmel, and Weber. Part II…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Empiricism and the Metatheory of the Social Sciences book cover

    Empiricism and the Metatheory of the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Roy Bhaskar

    A picture has indeed held modern Western philosophy captive, that of the universe as a vast machine whose iron laws are best understood as exceptionless empirical regularities which, as it were, determine the future before it happens. This fantastic conception commands the assent, not just of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Confucius on Rhetoric and Truth: The Form and the Way book cover

    Aristotle and Confucius on Rhetoric and Truth

    The Form and the Way, 1st Edition

    By Haixia Lan

    The current study argues that different cultures can coexist better today if we focus not only on what separates them but also on what connects them. To do so, the author discusses how both Aristotle and Confucius see rhetoric as a mode of thinking that is indispensable to the human understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Lisa Tota, Trever Hagen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies offers students and researchers original contributions that comprise the debates, intersections and future courses of the field. It is divided in six themed sections: 1)Theories and Perspectives, 2) Cultural artefacts, Symbols and Social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society book cover

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By David Beck

    Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ‘knowledge’ being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries book cover

    Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Būyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhīdī's…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Epistemology and Biblical Theology: From the Pentateuch to Mark�s Gospel book cover

    Epistemology and Biblical Theology

    From the Pentateuch to Mark�s Gospel, 1st Edition

    By Dru Johnson

    Epistemology and Biblical Theology pursues a coherent theory of knowledge as described across the Pentateuch and Mark's Gospel. As a work from the emerging field of philosophical criticism, this volume explores in each biblical text both narrative and paraenesis to assess what theory of knowledge…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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