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  • Plato and His Dialogues

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1931, this book explores the nature and importance of Plato’s dialogues. The book was written for an audience of non-scholarly men and women who want to know something about one of the most remarkable thinkers of the Western world. The chapters were originally delivered as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • After Two Thousand Years

    A Dialogue between Plato and A Modern Young Man

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1930, this book presents an imagined account of conversation between Plato and ‘A Modern Young Man’. In the first part, political and social institutions are considered and property, forms of government, socialism, the control of population, war and education, are discussed. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence

    A worlded philosophy

    By Carl Mika

    Indigenous Education and the Metaphysics of Presence: A worlded philosophy explores a notion of education called ‘worldedness’ that sits at the core of indigenous philosophy. This is the idea that any one thing is constituted by all others and is, therefore, educational to the extent that it is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis

    Understanding the Laws of Logic

    By Jaroslav Peregrin, Vladimír Svoboda

    This book offers a comprehensive account of logic that addresses fundamental issues concerning the nature and foundations of the discipline. The authors claim that these foundations can not only be established without the need for strong metaphysical assumptions, but also without hypostasizing…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Psychological Metaphysics

    By Peter A. White

    The research literature on causal attribution and social cognition generally consists of many fascinating but fragmented and superficial phenomena. These can only be understood as an organised whole by elucidating the fundamental psychological assumptions on which they depend. Originally published…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • The Psychology of Perception

    A Philosophical Examination of Gestalt Theory and Derivative Theories of Perception

    By D. W. Hamlyn

    Originally published in 1957, the primary aim of this study was to shed light upon the logical character of the psychology of perception. D.W. Hamlyn begins by delimiting the field of psychological inquiry into perception, then gives a detailed account of the types of explanation appropriate in the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it?   Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Heidegger’s Shadow

    Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn

    By Chad Engelland

    Heidegger’s Shadow is an important contribution to the understanding of Heidegger’s ambivalent relation to transcendental philosophy. Its contention is that Heidegger recognizes the importance of transcendental philosophy as the necessary point of entry to his thought, but he nonetheless comes to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Virtue’s Reasons

    New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons

    Edited by Noell Birondo, S. Stewart Braun

    Virtues and reasons are two of the most fruitful and important concepts in contemporary moral philosophy. Many writers have commented upon the close connection between virtues and reasons, but no one has done full justice to the complexity of this connection. It is generally recognized that the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • House and Home

    Cultural Contexts, Ontological Roles

    By Thomas Barrie

    House and home are words routinely used to describe where and how one lives. This book challenges these predominant definitions and argues that domesticity fundamentally satisfies the human need to create and inhabit a defined place in the world. Consequently, house and home have performed numerous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

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