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  • The Philosophy of Labour

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revisiting the Self

    Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris

    Who am I? Or, even more curiously, who are you? These are questions about the self – that aspect of who we are that we believe defines, or at least describes, each of us. The self is not merely an internal creation, however. Family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances all contribute to who we…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Cosmopolitan Asia

    Littoral Epistemologies of the Global South

    Edited by Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Fernando Rosa

    One key concept in the large body of scholarship concerned with theorizing social relations is the idea of 'cosmopolitanism'. This book unpacks the idea of cosmopolitanism through the linked knowledges of the Global South. It brings into dialogue an inter-disciplinary team of local and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By PAUL Johnston

    Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ‘truth’ in ethics, or…

    Paperback – 2015-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1938 and 1993, this set offers a range of scholarship covering Aristotle’s logic, virtues and mathematics as well as a consideration of De Anima and of his work on physics, specifically light. The first two books are in themselves a pair, which…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Design and Truth in Autobiography

    By Roy Pascal

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Aristotle's De Anima in Focus

    Edited by Michael Durrant

    Originally published in 1993. This book presents an amended version of R.D. Hick's classic translation of Aristotle's "De Anima" Books 2 and 3, with pertinent extracts from Book 1, together with an introduction and six papers by prominent international Aristotelian scholars. The editor brings…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    The tendency to reciprocate – to return good for good and evil for evil – is a potent force in human life, and the concept of reciprocity is closely connected to fundamental notions of ‘justice’, ‘obligation’ or ‘duty’, ‘gratitude’ and ‘equality’. In Reciprocity, first published in 1986, Lawrence…

    Paperback – 2015-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophic Foundations

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality

    From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard

    By John J. Davenport

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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