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  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Socrates, The Man and His Mission

    1st Edition

    By R. Nicol Cross

    This book, first published in 1914, examines the life of Socrates and his teaching, and also details the world in which he lived, the Greece of the time experiencing a breakdown of authority in religion, morality and society.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socrates Among His Peers

    Three Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Owen Grazebrook

    In this book, first published in 1927, the author presents us with three conversations, fables, that, beautiful in themselves, also have a direct bearing on what is being discussed: Death and the Hereafter; Justice; and the Kingdom of Heaven.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
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  • Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings

    Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit M. Kaiser, Kathrin Thiele

    Diffraction patterns in quantum physics evidence the fact that the behavior of matter is the result of its entanglements with measurement, or as Karen Barad suggests, the entanglement of matter and meaning. In this sense, therefore, phenomena (including texts, cultural agents, or life forms) are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the �Turn�

    At the Limits of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Dalit Feminist Theory

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunaina Arya, Aakash Singh Rathore

    Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader radically redefines feminism by introducing the category of Dalit into the core of feminist thought. It supplements feminism by adding caste to its study and praxis; it also re-examines and rethinks Indian feminism by replacing it with a new paradigm, namely, that…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge India

  • Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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
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    Law and Politics

  • 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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