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  • Socratic Questions

    New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry S. Gower, Michael C. Stokes

    This book, first published in 1992, introduces some of Socrates’ problems and some of the problems about him. It seeks at the same time to advance new views, arguments and information on Socrates’ mission, techniques, ethics and later reception. From civil disobedience to ethics, this collection…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known arguments and problems from the history of philosophy are discussed and analyzed, not as a means to honor…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Socrates, Man and Myth

    The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1957, is to make a critical analysis of the controversial Socratic problem. The Socratic issue owes its paramount difficulty not only to the status of available source materials, but also to the diversity of opinion as to the proper use of these…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    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 – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • A Preface to Logic (1946)

    1st Edition

    By Morris R. Cohen

    Published in 1946, this volume does not purpose to be a treatise on logic. The author’s contributions to the substance of logical doctrine have been made in his other works. What he has attempted in the studies that form this volume is an exploration of the periphery of logic, the relation of logic…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures

    Phase Spaces and Generative Domains, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Paredes Maldonado

    Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures traces productive intersections between architecture and the discourses of Post-Structuralism and New Materialism. It investigates how their unique ‘ontological regimes’ can be mobilised to supersede the classical framework that still informs both the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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