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  • Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of cross-cultural conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries such as nation-state and identity, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyses how scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Future of Man

    The BBC Reith Lectures 1959, 1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1960, The Future of Man is a chronicle of Professor Medwar’s Reith lectures of 1959. The book outlines his predictions about the future estate of man, with the ‘process of foretelling, rather than with what is actually foretold’. He asks, can we predict the future size of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • The Uniqueness of the Individual

    1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1957, The Uniqueness of the Individual is a collection of 9 essays published from the ten years preceding publication. The essays deal with some of the central problems of biology. These are among the questions put and answered from the standpoint of modern experimental…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Medieval Logic and Metaphysics

    A Modern Introduction, 1st Edition

    By D.P. Henry

    Originally published in 1972, Medieval Logic and Metaphysics shows how formal logic can be used in the clarification of philosophical problems. An elementary exposition of Leśniewski’s Onotology, an important system of contemporary logic, is followed by studies of central philosophical themes such…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Minds

    Mental Health in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Graham

    Originally published in 1967 Medieval Minds looks at the Middle Ages as a period with changing attitudes towards mental health and its treatment. The book argues that it was a period that that bridged the ancient with the modern, ignorance with knowledge and superstition with science. The Middle…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Posthumanism and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Cohn, Rebecca Lynch

    The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited collection explores to what…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Freedom

    Its Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Nanda Anshen

    Originally published in 1942 this book brings together contribution from some of the finest thinkers and philosophers of the 20th century such as Boas, Croce, Einstein, Haldane, Mann, and Russell. The volume discusses the problem of Freedom from diverse points of view and offers a synthesis of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Croce, the King and the Allies

    Extracts from a diary by Benedetto Croce, July 1943 - June 1944, 1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in English in 1950 this is one of the most revealing works by one of Italy’s foremost philosophers of the 20th century, who was also a courageous and effective opponent of Fascism. Following the Allied landing at Salerno, Croce was called upon by kings, princes, generals and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • From Trust to Trustworthiness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Trust is an essential component of social life and yet political polarization and social tensions can easily lead to its erosion. The articles collected in this volume throw a new light on the fundamentals of trust and trustworthiness and thus help us understand better the conditions and the limits…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

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