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New and Published Books

  1. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rewriting the History of Madness

    Studies in Foucault's `Histoire de la Folie'

    Edited by Arthur Still, Irving Velody

    Michel Foucault has had an extraordinary impact on writers in the human sciences since his first book Madness and Civilization appeared in English. This title assesses the reactions to Madness and Civilization....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. On Habit

    By Clare Carlisle

    Series: Thinking in Action

    For Aristotle, excellence is not an act but a habit, and Hume regards habit as ‘the great guide of life’. However, for Proust habit is problematic: ‘if habit is a second nature, it prevents us from knowing our first.’ What is habit? Do habits turn us into machines or free us to do more creative...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Re-examining Psychology

    Critical Perspectives and African Insights

    By Len T. Holdstock

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and History of Psychology

    Selected works of Elizabeth Valentine

    By Elizabeth R. Valentine

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Elizabeth Valentine has an...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. The Psychology of Pierre Janet (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elton Mayo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Pierre Janet (1859 – 1947) is considered to be one of the founders of psychology, and pioneered research in the disciplines of psychology, philosophy and psychotherapy. Janet’s most crucial research, particularly in the subjects of ‘dissociation’ and ‘subconscious’ - terms coined by him - is...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1970 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology (14 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering this important branch of philosophy and method. Volumes cover theories of Husserl and Heidegger, and branch out to such topics as...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge