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  1. Bioregionalism and Global Ethics

    A Transactional Approach to Achieving Ecological Sustainability, Social Justice, and Human Well-being

    By Richard Evanoff

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Bioregionalism and Global Ethics suggests that current trends towards globalization are creating entirely new social and environmental problems which require cross-cultural dialogue towards the creation of a new "global ethic." Current models of development are based on an implicit global ethic...

    Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Anthropic Bias

    Observation Selection Effects in Science and Philosophy

    By Nick Bostrom

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence is biased by "observation selection effects"--that is, evidence that has been filtered by the precondition that there be some suitably positioned observer to "have" the evidence. This conundrum--sometimes alluded to as "the...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Sartre and the Moral Limits of War and Terrorism

    By Jennifer Ang Mei Sze

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Reinterpreting Sartre’s main methodologies and removing Hegelian dialectics from his notion of violence, this book demolishes the supposed hostile intersubjective relations that characterizes all concrete relations. Furthering this stance, it reconstructs an interpretation of the "violent Sartre"...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Referential Opacity and Modal Logic

    By Dagfinn Follesdal

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity

    A Phenomenology of Human Rights

    By Serena Parekh

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Hannah Arendt and the Challenge of Modernity explores the theme of human rights in the work of Hannah Arendt. Parekh argues that Arendt's contribution to this debate has been largely ignored because she does not speak in the same terms as contemporary theoreticians of human rights. Beginning...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Gramsci and Trotsky in the Shadow of Stalinism

    The Political Theory and Practice of Opposition

    By Emanuele Saccarelli

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book examines the legacy of Antonio Gramsci and Leon Trotsky in the shadow of Stalinism in order to reassess the very different and distorted academic reception of the two figures, as well as to contribute to the revitalization of Marxism for our time. While Gramsci and Trotsky lived and...

    Published July 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Dialectical Tradition in South Africa

    By Andrew Nash

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book brings into view the most enduring and distinctive philosophical current in South African history—one often obscured or patronized as Afrikaner liberalism. It traces this current of thought from nineteenth-century disputes over Dutch liberal theology through Stellenbosch existentialism to...

    Published June 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The German Gita

    Hermeneutics and Discipline in the Early German Reception of Indian Thought

    By Bradley L. Herling

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    How did the Bhagavadgãtà first become an object of German philosophical and philological inquiry? How were its foundational concepts initially interpreted within German intellectual circles, and what does this episode in the history of cross-cultural encounter teach us about the status of...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Heidegger on East-West Dialogue

    Anticipating the Event

    By Lin Ma

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book traces a most obscure and yet most intriguing theme concealed in Heidegger’s thinking and work, which has hitherto not yet been made the focus of a thorough and sustained investigation: that is, the emergence and course of Heidegger’s interest in East Asian thought and of his reflection...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Rights of Woman as Chimera

    The Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft

    By Natalie Taylor

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Rights of Woman as Chimera examines Mary Wollstonecraft's intellectual relationship to Rousseau, Locke, and Aristotle. Although she learned much from each philosopher, her own thought cannot be said to be simply derivative of these thinkers. In considering "the woman question,"...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge