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  • Habermas and Social Research: Between Theory and Method book cover

    Habermas and Social Research

    Between Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Murphy

    One of the greatest contributors to the field of Sociology, Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. He has inspired researchers in a range of disciplines with his multidimensional social theory, however an overview of his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968, and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Forms, Souls, and Embryos: Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction book cover

    Forms, Souls, and Embryos

    Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction, 1st Edition

    By James Wilberding

    Forms, Souls, and Embryos allows readers coming from different backgrounds to appreciate the depth and originality with which the Neoplatonists engaged with and responded to a number of philosophical questions central to human reproduction, including: What is the causal explanation of the embryo’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Boredom Studies Reader: Frameworks and Perspectives book cover

    Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium: Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam book cover

    Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium

    Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam, 1st Edition

    By Ali Paya

    As the world becomes increasingly globalised Islam faces some important choices. Does it seek to "modernise" in line with the cultures in which it is practised, or does it retain its traditions even if they are at odds with the surrounding society? This book utilizes a critical rationalist…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Freedom in Practice: Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday book cover

    Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Kant, God and Metaphysics: The Secret Thorn book cover

    Kant, God and Metaphysics

    The Secret Thorn, 1st Edition

    By Edward Kanterian

    Kant is widely acknowledged as the greatest philosopher of modern times. He undertook his famous critical turn to save human freedom and morality from the challenge of determinism and materialism. Intertwined with his metaphysical interests, however, he also had theological commitments, which have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Flow and Flux in Plato's Philosophy book cover

    Flow and Flux in Plato's Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Mason

    In this bold new study, Andrew J. Mason seeks both to shed light on the key issue of flux in Plato’s work, and to show that there is also in Plato a notion of flow that needs to be distinguished from flux. Mason brings out the importance of this hitherto neglected distinction, and proposes on its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Lie Detection and the Law: Torture, Technology and Truth book cover

    Lie Detection and the Law

    Torture, Technology and Truth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Balmer

    This book develops a sociological account of lie detection practices and uses this to think about lying more generally. Bringing together insights from sociology, social history, socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS), it explores how torture and technology have been used to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought book cover

    A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian economic thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for 25 years, and is the first to offer a panoramic sweeping account of New Zealand economic thought. Those two countries, both at the start of the twentieth century and at its end,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools: Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology book cover

    From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    Classical Ethics, Metaphysics and Epistemology, 1st Edition

    By Ugo Zilioli

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures other than Plato were active after the death of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Comparative Essays in Early Greek and Chinese Rational Thinking book cover

    Comparative Essays in Early Greek and Chinese Rational Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Paul Reding

    This collection of essays, by Reding, in the emergent field of Sino-Hellenic studies, explores the neglected inchoative strains of rational thought in ancient China and compares them to similar themes in ancient Greek thought, right at the beginnings of philosophy in both cultures. Reding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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