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  • European Posthumanism

    Edited by Stefan Herbrechter, Ivan Callus, Manuela Rossini

    In literary studies and beyond, ‘theory’ and its aftermaths have arguably been over-influenced by US- and UK-based institutions, publishers, journals, and academics. Yet the influence of theory in its Anglo-American forms has remained reliant on Continental European ideas. Similar patterns can be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • John Stuart Mill's Deliberative Landscape

    An Essay in Moral Psychology

    By Candace A. Vogler

    First published in 2001, this book sets out to shed light on traditional controversies in Mill scholarship, underscore the significance of the contribution Mill made to associationist psychology, argue he is not entirely successful in explaining why art matters, and that this failure is linked to a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • John Stuart Mill

    The Politics of Progress

    By Oskar Kurer

    First published in 1991, this book attempts to deal with Mill’s thought as a coherent system and tie some elements of his thoughts together. It seeks to show that he developed a set of ethical principles to underlie government intervention and provide a theory as to how it should intervene — which…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture

    Edited by Ingo Berensmeyer, Andrew Hadfield

    Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture examines the historical, cultural, and epistemological underpinnings of lying and deception in early modern England, including the political, religious, aesthetic, and philosophical discourses that governed the codes of lying and truth-telling from…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Aping Mankind

    By Raymond Tallis

    Neuroscience has made astounding progress in the understanding of the brain. What should we make of its claims to go beyond the brain and explain consciousness, behaviour and culture? Where should we draw the line? In this brilliant critique Raymond Tallis dismantles "Neuromania", arising out of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • A Social Theory of Freedom

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A Philosophy in Outline

    By E.S. Bennett

    First published in 1931, this book provides a brief overview of the essentials of philosophy. It aims to combat the notion of the inaccessibility of philosophy by providing an introduction to its history and what the author believes to a ‘minimum dose…of incontrovertible philosophical truth’. The…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Culture

    By Joseph Margolis

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

  • Personality (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1913, Jevons’ Personality marries the disciplines of philosophy and psychology in order to question the existence of personality and the arguments surrounding it. Intriguingly, Jevons suggests that if a person can question their own personality and existence, by extension they…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fudamental Problems of Life

    An Essay on Citizenship as Pursuit of Values

    By J.S. Mackenzie

    In this volume, originally published in 1928, Mackenzie explores the meaning of Value and its place and relation in human thought and life. Divided into two parts, the first concerns itself with more general problems concerning Value while the latter part details the bearing Value has upon social…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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