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  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Modelling Evolution: A New Dynamic Account book cover

    Modelling Evolution

    A New Dynamic Account, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Earnshaw-Whyte

    Evolution by natural selection explains the tree of life and the complex adaptations found throughout nature. The power and versatility of evolutionary explanations have proved tempting to scientists outside of biology, but adapting evolutionary concepts to new domains has been challenging. Even…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species: The Other Darwins book cover

    Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Philosophy, Dialogue, and Education: Nine Modern European Philosophers book cover

    Philosophy, Dialogue, and Education

    Nine Modern European Philosophers, 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Guilherme, W. John Morgan

    Philosophy, Dialogue, and Education is an advanced introduction to nine key European social philosophers: Martin Buber, Mikhail Bakhtin, Lev Vygotsky, Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Simone Weil, Michael Oakeshott, and Jürgen Habermas. This detailed yet highly readable work…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self book cover

    Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Culture book cover

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Margolis

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • A Social Theory of Freedom book cover

    A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Concept of Violence book cover

    The Concept of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Mark Vorobej

    This study focuses on conceptual questions that arise when we explore the fundamental aspects of violence. Mark Vorobej teases apart what is meant by the term ‘violence,’ showing that it is a surprisingly complex, unwieldy and highly contested concept. Rather than attempting to develop a fixed…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility book cover

    Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 1st Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • The Biological Foundations of Action book cover

    The Biological Foundations of Action

    1st Edition

    By Derek M Jones

    Philosophers have traditionally assumed that the difference between active and passive movement could be explained by the presence or absence of an intention in the mind of the agent. This assumption has led to the neglect of many interesting active behaviors that do not depend on intentions,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Socrates, The Original and its Images book cover

    Socrates, The Original and its Images

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Blum

    This book, first published in 1978, is a radical approach to the philosophical distinction between Being and beings, in which the life of Socrates is used as the metaphor for the theoretical life, in contrast to the continuous historical interest in that life as an object for biographical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

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