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  • Animism in Contemporary Japan

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    The book explores the notion of animism through the lens of four prominent figures in Japan: Minamata fisherman Ogata Masato, Minamata writer Ishimure Michiko, sociologist Tsurumi Kazuko, and animator Miyazaki Hayao. It contends that animism is at the core of the work of these people who represent…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Susan McHugh, Garry Marvin

    Human-Animal Studies is a burgeoning multidisciplinary enterprise. Human-Animal Studies places the relationships humans have with other animals, and the relations other animals have with humans, at the centre of scholarly enquiry, artistic practice, and political critique. It draws from, and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology

    By David E Leary

    The Routledge Guidebook to James’s Principles of Psychology is an engaging and accessible introduction to a monumental text that has influenced the development of both psychological science and philosophical pragmatism in important and lasting ways. Written for readers approaching William James’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Immanent Materialisms

    Speculation and critique

    Edited by Charlie Blake, Patrice Haynes

    Must a philosophy of life be materialist, and if so, must it also be a philosophy of immanence? In the last twenty years or so there has been a growing trend in continental thought and philosophy and critical theory that has seen a return to the category of immanence. Through consideration of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-27 
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Humanism

    On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge

    By Marcus Morgan

    Is sociology best understood as simply chipping away at our ignorance about society, or does it have broader roles and responsibilities? If so, to what—or perhaps to whom—are these responsibilities? Installing humanity as its epistemological and normative start and endpoint, this book shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • J.S. Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alan Ryan

    First published in 1974. As logician, economist, political theorist, practical politician and active champion of social freedom, John Stuart Mill is a figure of continuing importance. In this book the author does full justice to the range of Mill’s achievements, providing an introductory guide to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Nature, Speculation and the Return to Schelling

    Edited by Tyler Tritten, Daniel Whistler

    Two decades ago, Schelling first resurfaced in Žižek’s Indivisible Remainder, and the same argumentative move of redeploying Schellingian themes for contemporary ends has continued to play a significant role in critical theory since (Markus Gabriel, Iain Hamilton Grant, Jean-Luc Nancy). All…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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