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  • Studies in Applied Economics

    By Léon Walras

    Edited by Jan Van Daal

    Léon Walras (1834-1910) was one of the key thinkers behind the development of marginal utility theory and his introduction of general equilibrium theory is one of the cornerstones of modern economic thought. Now, his seminal work Études d'économie politique appliquée, first published in 1898, is…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The protest against meat eating may transpire as one of the most significant movements of our age. In terms of our relations with animals, it is difficult to think of a more urgent moral problem than the fate of billions of animals killed every year for human consumption. This book argues that…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Entrepreneurship

    A Philosophical Investigation

    By Daniel Hjorth, Robin Holt

    Entrepreneurship: A Philosophical Investigation is ground-breaking in the sense that it is the first attempt in the discipline at developing a philosophy of entrepreneurship. It builds on a curious sympathy between entrepreneurship and philosophy: whereas philosophy takes thinking to the limit of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Money, Finance and Crises in Economic History

    The Long-Term Impact of Economic Ideas

    Edited by Annalisa Rosselli, Eleonora Sanfilippo, Nerio Naldi

    Recently, students and scholars have expressed dissatisfaction with the current state of economics, and have called for the re-introduction of historical perspectives into economic thinking. Supporting the idea that fruitful lessons can be drawn from the work of past economists, this volume brings…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Emotion in Sports

    Philosophical Perspectives

    By Yunus Tuncel

    Emotion is central to human character, infiltrating our physiological functions and our mental constitution. In sport, athletes feel emotion in specific ways, from joy to anger and despair. This is the first book to examine emotion in sport from a philosophical perspective, building on concepts…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • A Contemporary Historiography of Economics

    Edited by Till Düppe, E. Roy Weintraub

    In recent years, the focus of historians of economic thought has changed to also include the ideas and practices of contemporary economists. This has opened up new questions regarding the utilization of sources, choice of method, narrative styles, and ethical issues, as well as a new awareness of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Spirits of Capitalism

    Redeeming the Organizational Soul

    By Edward Wray-Bliss

    In recent managerial writings, what has been under theorised is the increasing use of non-secular, religious concepts and discourses to legitimise leadership, organisation and work. Concepts such as organisational soul, spiritual leadership, a wider deification (and demonization) of leadership, the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

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