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  • 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 – 2015-09-25 
    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 – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Technology

    An Introduction for Technology and Business Students

    By Maarten J Verkerk, Jan Hoogland, Jan van der Stoep, Marc J. de Vries

    Philosophy of Technology: An introduction for technology and business students is an accessible guide to technology’s changes , their ubiquitousness, and the many questions these raise. Designed for those with no philosophical background in mind, it is ideal for technology and engineering students…

    Paperback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge

  • Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

  • Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology 

    Edited by Ron Broglio, Frederick Young

    Technology and animals often serve as the boundaries by which we define the human. In this issue contributors explore these categories as necessary supplements or as porous membranes which disturb the scaffolding of how the human is constructed. A lingering question throughout is whether we have…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23
    Routledge

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry…

    Hardback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

  • Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture during the transition between the 15th and 16th centuries and the rise of the Jesuits, and the move from print to digital culture during the transition between the…

    Hardback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Posthuman Life

    Philosophy at the Edge of the Human

    By David Roden

    We imagine posthumans as humans made superhumanly intelligent or resilient by future advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science. Many argue that these enhanced people might live better lives; others fear that tinkering with our nature will undermine our…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

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