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  • Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment: Revenge and Justice in

    Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment

    Revenge and Justice in "On the Genealogy of Morals", 1st Edition

    By Guy Elgat

    Ressentiment—the hateful desire for revenge—plays a pivotal role in Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals. Ressentiment explains the formation of bad conscience, guilt, asceticism, and, most importantly, it motivates the "slave revolt" that gives rise to Western morality’s values. Ressentiment,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality book cover

    Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Acreman

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart, or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty book cover

    Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Ludwig Wittgenstein are two of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, yet their work is generally regarded as standing in contrast to one another. However, as this outstanding collection demonstrates they both reject a Cartesian picture of the mind and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • The Media and the Public Sphere: A Deliberative Model of Democracy book cover

    The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draw together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments while excluding others and thus…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State book cover

    Justice and the Meritocratic State

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan: The (Bio)Power of Structure book cover

    Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan

    The (Bio)Power of Structure, 1st Edition

    By A. Kiarina Kordela

    A. Kiarina Kordela steps beyond extant commentaries on Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism—from A. Sohn-Rethel to L. Althusser, É. Balibar, Slavoj Žižek, and others—to show that in capitalism value is the manifestation of the homology between thought and being, while their other aspect—power—is…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: Border, Self and the Other book cover

    Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language book cover

    Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Phenomenological Reflections on Violence: A Skeptical Approach book cover

    Phenomenological Reflections on Violence

    A Skeptical Approach, 1st Edition

    By James Dodd

    Following up on his previous book, Violence and Phenomenology, James Dodd presents here an expanded and deepened reflection on the problem of violence. The book’s six essays are guided by a skeptical philosophical attitude about the meaning of violence that refuses to conform to the exigencies of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy

  • In Defense of Moral Luck: Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness book cover

    In Defense of Moral Luck

    Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hartman

    The problem of moral luck is that there is a contradiction in our common sense ideas about moral responsibility. In one strand of our thinking, we believe that a person can become more blameworthy by luck. For example, two reckless drivers manage their vehicles in the same way, and one but not the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony: The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa book cover

    Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning: From Icons to Logic book cover

    Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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