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  • Media and the Science-Religion Conflict

    Mass Persuasion in the Evolution Wars, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Aechtner

    This book examines why the religion-science skirmishes known as the Evolution Wars have persisted into the 21st century. It does so by considering the influences of mass media in relation to decision-making research and the Elaboration Likelihood Model, one of the most authoritative persuasion…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, status through interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in horse breeding and the acceptance of what constitutes an identifiable horse breed…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Evolution of Religion, Religiosity and Theology

    A Multi-Level and Multi-Disciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay R. Feierman, Lluis Oviedo

    This book takes a multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary approach to religion, religiosity and theology from their earliest beginnings to the present day. It uniquely brings together the natural sciences and theology to explore how religious practice emerged and developed through the four…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    1st Edition

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth and twentieth century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Animal Surreal

    The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Strom

    The Animal Surreal situates Surrealism within the burgeoning field of Animal Studies by examining Surrealist representations of nonhuman animals through the lens of Darwinian theory. Unlike Marx and Freud, Darwin was rarely cited by name as a source for the Surrealists, and yet his influence is…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion, 1st Edition

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain…

    Hardback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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