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  • Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of Relativism

    German Thought from Herder to National Socialism

    Edited by Martin Kusch, Katherina Kinzel, Johannes Steizinger, Niels Wildschut

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • 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 – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Autoimmunities

    Edited by Stefan Herbrechter, Michelle Jamieson

    Autoimmunity refers to the phenomenon whereby an organism or body mounts an immune response against its own tissues. As a medical term, autoimmunity is today used to account for any instance in which the body fails to recognise its own constituents as ‘self’, an error that results in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Developing Moral Sensitivity

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg

    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Phenomenology of Sociality

    Discovering the ‘We’

    Edited by Thomas Szanto, Dermot Moran

    Phenomenological accounts of sociality in Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Scheler, Schütz, Stein and many others offer powerful lines of arguments to recast current, predominantly analytic, discussions on collective intentionality and social cognition. Against this background, the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • A Philosophy in Outline (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

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