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  • Cross-Tradition Engagement in Philosophy

    A Constructive-Engagement Account, 1st Edition

    By Bo Mou

    This book presents a systematic unifying-pluralist account—a "constructive-engagement" account—of how cross-tradition engagement in philosophy is possible. The goal of this "constructive-engagement" account is, by way of reflective criticism, argumentation, and methodological guiding principles, to…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • World-Builders on World-Building

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    With contributions from a distinguished group of world-builders, including academics, writers and designers, this anthology of essays describes the process and discusses the nature of subcreation and the construction of worlds. From Oz to MUD, Walden to Rockall, all the worlds featured in this…

    Hardback – 2020-07-17 

  • The Templars, the Hospitallers and the Crusades

    Essays in Homage to Alan J. Forey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen J. Nicholson, Jochen Burgtorf

    This book is homage to the work of a scholar who has substantially advanced scholarship on the medieval military religious orders. Alan J. Forey has published over seventy meticulously researched articles on every aspect of the military religious orders, two books on the Templars in the Corona de…

    Hardback – 2020-07-02 
    The Military Religious Orders

  • Technological Neutrality in Law and Politics

    A Political Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Marcelo Thompson

    Technological neutrality in law is, roughly, the idea that law should neither help nor hinder particular types of technological artefacts. It has been adopted as a fundamental principle by courts, legislatures, governmental and inter-governmental organizations around the world. Its guiding premises…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 

  • The Venice Biennale and the Asia-Pacific in the Global Art World

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Naylor

    This monograph uses the national pavilions of the Venice Biennale as a vehicle to examine the development of international contemporary art trends within the Asia-Pacific region including Australia, Japan and Korea, and sixteen additional national entities who have had less continuous participation…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Artist-Parents in Contemporary Art

    Gender, Identity, and Domesticity, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Kutis

    This book examines the increasing intersections of art and parenting from the late 1990s to the early 2010s, when constructions of masculine and feminine identities, as well as the structure of the family, underwent radical change. Barbara Kutis asserts that the championing of the simultaneous…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Strategic Conspiracy Narratives

    A Semiotic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mari-Liis Madisson, Andreas Ventsel

    Strategic Conspiracy Narratives proposes an innovative semiotic perspective for analysing how contemporary conspiracy theories are used for shaping interpretation paths and identities of a targeted audience. Conspiracy theories play a significant role in the viral spread of misinformation that has…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Conspiracy Theories

  • The Midwives Book, 1540-1720

    The Early-Modern British Sex Manual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Hobby

    From the first, the early-modern midwifery manual was a cross-cultural phenomenon. Disseminated in cheap octavo formats and in vernacular translations, they were an accessible source of information and advice on sexual life. In mapping the development of the English-language midwifery manual,…

    Hardback – 2020-06-28 
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • Law and Religious Diversity in Education

    The Right to Difference, 1st Edition

    By Kyriaki Topidi

    Religion is a prominent legal force despite the premise constructed and promoted by Western constitutionalism that it must be separated from the State in democracies. Education constitutes an area of human life that leaves ample scope for the expression of religious identity and shapes the citizens…

    Hardback – 2020-06-22 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Principles of New Ethics

    Volume 3: Normative Ethics II, 1st Edition

    By Wang Haiming

    From Descartes to Spinoza, Western philosophers have attempted to propose an axiomatic systemization of ethics. However, without consensus on the contents and objects of ethics, the system remains incomplete. This four-volume set presents a model that highlights a Chinese philosopher’s insights on…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    China Perspectives

  • Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng'Weno, Neelima Jeychandran

    This book breaks new ground by bringing together multidisciplinary approaches to examine contemporary Indian Ocean worlds. It reconfigures the Indian Ocean as a space for conceptual and theoretical relationality based on social science and humanities scholarship, thus moving away from an area-based…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    Routledge Studies on the Indian Ocean

  • Social Functions in Philosophy

    Metaphysical, Normative, and Methodological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebekka Hufendiek, Daniel James, Raphael van Riel

    Social functions and functional explanations play a prominent role not only in our everyday reasoning but also in classical as well as contemporary social theory and empirical social research. This volume explores metaphysical, normative, and methodological perspectives on social functions and…

    Hardback – 2020-06-18 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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