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  • 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

  • Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought book cover

    Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reshef Agam-Segal, Edmund Dain

    Wittgenstein’s work, early and later, contains the seeds of an original and important rethinking of moral or ethical thought that has, so far, yet to be fully appreciated. The ten essays in this collection, all specially commissioned for this volume, are united in the claim that Wittgenstein’s…

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

  • Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory book cover

    Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Rostboll, Theresa Scavenius

    Until recently, discussions of compromise have been largely absent in political theory. However, political theorists have become increasingly interested in understanding the practice and justification of compromise in politics. This interest is connected to the increased concern with pluralism and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation book cover

    Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Paolini Paoletti, Francesco Orilia

    Downward causation plays a fundamental role in many theories of metaphysics and philosophy of mind. It is strictly connected with many topics in philosophy, including but not limited to: emergence, mental causation, the nature of causation, the nature of causal powers and dispositions, laws of…

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

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice book cover

    A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • A Climate of Risk: Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change book cover

    A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the present generation – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”: Desire and Drive in the City book cover

    Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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