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  • God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics

    The Logic of "Know Thyself", 1st Edition

    By Nigel Tubbs

    The Western tradition has long held the view that while it is possible to know that God exists, it nevertheless remains impossible to know what God is. The ineffability of the monotheistic God extends to each of the Abrahamic faiths. In this volume, Tubbs considers Aristotle’s logic of mastery and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Understanding Digital Events

    Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kreps

    This book introduces an events-based approach to understanding digital experience. Focusing on the event-ontologies of Bergson and Whitehead’s process metaphysics, it explores subjective experience and objective reality as unified ‘events’ in the form of concrete slabs of existence. Such slabs are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Queer Objects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Davidson, Monique Rooney

    Pursuing the discursive or material effects of relational queerness, this book reflects on how objects can illuminate, affect, and animate queer modes of being. In the early 1990s the queer theorist Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick defined queer as “multiply transitive . . . relational and strange,” rather…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Materialism

    A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman

    The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been aligned with toleration and enlightened thinking, but it has also aroused strong, often violent, passions amongst both its opponents and proponents. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue

    A Relational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierpaolo Donati, Antonio Malo, Giulio Maspero

    This volume explores the potential of employing a relational paradigm for the purposes of interdisciplinary exchange. Bringing together scholars from the social sciences, philosophy and theology, it seeks to bridge the gap between subject areas by focusing on real phenomena.Although these phenomena…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Marino

    Writing for non-specialists and students as well as for fellow philosophers, this book explores some basic issues surrounding sex and love in today's world, among them consent, objectification, non-monogamy, racial stereotyping, and the need to reconcile contemporary expectations about gender…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Identity and Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Winkler

    This collection reflects recent discussions on the relation between identity and difference in metaphysics, and in moral and political theory in both the analytic and continental traditions. The contributions to the volume tackle such issues as the role and place of the concept of identity in Hegel…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Cosmologies of the Anthropocene

    Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    This book engages with the classic philosophical question of mind and matter, seeking to show its altered meaning and acuteness in the era of the Anthropocene. Arguing that matter, and, more broadly, the natural world, has been misconceived since Descartes, it explores the devastating impact that…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • A New Modern Philosophy

    The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Marshall, Susanne Sreedhar

    The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are arguably the most important period in philosophy’s history, given that they set a new and broad foundation for subsequent philosophical thought. Over the last decade, however, discontent among instructors has grown with coursebooks’ unwavering…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Gibb, Robin Findlay Hendry, Tom Lancaster

    Emergence is often described as the idea that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts: interactions among the components of a system lead to distinctive novel properties. It has been invoked to describe the flocking of birds, the phases of matter and human consciousness, along with many…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Mind, Body, and Morality

    New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Reuter, Frans Svensson

    The turn of the millennium has been marked by new developments in the study of early modern philosophy. In particular, the philosophy of René Descartes has been reinterpreted in a number of important and exciting ways, specifically concerning his work on the mind-body union, the connection between…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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