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  1. Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion

    Edited by Graham Oppy

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

    Philosophy of religion has experienced a renaissance in recent times, paralleling the resurgence in public debate about the place and value of religion in contemporary Western societies. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion is an outstanding reference source to the key...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Opening of Vision

    Nihilism and the Postmodern Situation

    By David Michael Levin

    First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Naming and Reference

    The Link of Word to Object

    By R.J. Nelson

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics

    By Matti Hayry

    Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states. Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

    XXX. Writings on India

    Edited by J.M. Robson

    The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill took thirty years to complete and is acknowledged as the definitive edition of J.S. Mill and as one of the finest works editions ever completed. Mill's contributions to philosophy, economics, and history, and in the roles of scholar, politician and journalist...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Theories of Concepts

    A History of the Major Philosophical Traditions

    By Morris Weitz

    First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge