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  • Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Psyche, Culture and the New Science

    The Role of PN

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1985, this distinguished and constructive critique of modern culture introduced into our language a brand-new term, ‘PN’, standing for ‘psychic nutrition’, which at the time promised to become a household expression. Drawing on his first-hand knowledge of oriental…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Nature of Philosophy

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    For the past fifteen years, Aikin and Talisse have been working collaboratively on a new vision of American pragmatism, one which sees pragmatism as a living and developing philosophical idiom that originates in the work of the "classical" pragmatisms of Charles Peirce, William James, and John…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    Who is responsible for the Mahatma’s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality

    By Stephen Acreman

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart, or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Ludwig Klages and the Philosophy of Life

    A Vitalist Toolkit

    By Paul Bishop

    This book provides a unique overview of and introduction to the work of the German psychologist and philosopher Ludwig Klages (1872-1956), an astonishing figure in the history of German ideas. Central to intellectual life in turn-of-the-century Munich, he went on to establish a reputation for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Image, Text, Architecture

    The Utopics of the Architectural Media

    By Robin Wilson

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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