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  1. Jacques Lacan and the Logic of Structure

    Topology and language in psychoanalysis

    By Ellie Ragland

    Lacan postulated that the psyche can be understood by means of certain structures, which control our lives and our desires, and which operate differently at different logical moments or stages of formation. Jacques Lacan and the Logic of Structure offers us a reading of the major concepts of Lacan...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to the New Cosmology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Coles

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Just what is Einstein's Theory of Relativity? The Big Bang Theory? Curvature of Spacetime? What do astronomers mean when they talk of a 'flat universe'?This approachable and authoritative guide to the cosmos answers these questions, and more. Taking advantage of the distinctive Companion format,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A History of Science in World Cultures

    Voices of Knowledge

    By Scott L. Montgomery, Alok Kumar

    To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking a global yet comprehensive approach to this complex topic, A History of Science in World Cultures uses a broad range of...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use and regulation of reproductive technology and assisted reproduction. Since the enactment of the new law, the sector’s regulatory body, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has also...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economics Made Fun

    Philosophy of the pop-economics

    Edited by N. Emrah Aydinonat, Jack J Vromen

    Best-selling books such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist have paved the way for the flourishing economics-made-fun genre. While books like these present economics as a strong and explanatory science, the ongoing economic crisis has exposed the shortcomings of economics to the general...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Series: The Basics

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Understanding of Causation and the Production of Action

    From Infancy to Adulthood

    By Peter Anthony White

    This text is an attempt to trace out a line of development in the understanding of how things happen, from origins in infancy to mature forms in adulthood. There are two distinct but related ways in which people understand things as happening, denoted by the terms "causation" and "action". This...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue

    By Douglas Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching): the...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Between Deflationism and Correspondence Theory

    By Matthew McGrath

    McGrath argues for an original truth theory that combines elements of two well-known philosophical theories--deflationism and correspondence....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge