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  • 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 – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Why It's OK to Ignore Politics book cover

    Why It's OK to Ignore Politics

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Freiman

    Do you feel like you’re the only person at your office without an "I Voted!" sticker on Election Day? It turns out that you're far from alone – 100 million eligible U.S. voters never went to the polls in 2016. That’s about 35 million more than voted for the winning presidential candidate. In this…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Why It's OK

  • Why It's OK to Want to Be Rich book cover

    Why It's OK to Want to Be Rich

    1st Edition

    By Jason Brennan

    Finger-wagging moralizers say the love of money is the root of all evil. They assume that making a lot of money requires exploiting others, and that the best way to wash off the resulting stain is to give a lot of it away. In Why It’s OK to Want to Be Rich, Jason Brennan shows that the moralizers…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Why It's OK

  • Why It's OK to Make Bad Choices book cover

    Why It's OK to Make Bad Choices

    1st Edition

    By William Glod

    If we are kind people, we care about others, including others who tend to hurt themselves. We all have friends or family members who have potential but squander or even ruin their lives from things like drug abuse, unwise spending decisions, or poor dietary habits. Concern for others often…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Why It's OK

  • Leaving Space for Nature: The Critical Role of Area-Based Conservation book cover

    Leaving Space for Nature

    The Critical Role of Area-Based Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Dudley, Sue Stolton

    This book provides the first contemporary assessment of area-based conservation and its implications for nature and society. Now covering 15 per cent of the land surface and a growing area of ocean, the creation of protected areas is one of the fastest conscious changes in land management in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conservation and the Environment

  • 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

  • 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, focused on the organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The emphasis of the collection is on practicing anthropology within humanitarian situations, reflecting on how anthropology contributes to the development of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Moral Theory and Climate Change: Ethical Perspectives on a Warming Planet book cover

    Moral Theory and Climate Change

    Ethical Perspectives on a Warming Planet, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Miller, Ben Eggleston

    Climate change has become the most pressing moral and political problem of our time. Ethical theories help us think clearly and more fully about important moral and political issues. And yet, to date, there have been no books that have brought together a broad range of ethical theories to apply…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Ethics

  • America's Suburban Centers: The Land Use-Transportation Link book cover

    America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • 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 – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

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