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  1. Alienation

    By Richard Schacht

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    First published in 1970, original blurb: ‘Alienation’ is the catchword of our time. It has been applied to everything from the new politics to the anti-heroes of today’s films. But what does it mean to say that someone is alienated? Is alienation a state of mind, or a relationship? If modern man is...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action

    Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work

    Edited by Tim Henning, David P. Schweikard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for. The...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Expertise

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book collects case studies and theoretical papers on expertise, focusing on four major themes: legitimation, the aggregation of knowledge, the distribution of knowledge and the distribution of power. It focuses on the institutional means by which the distribution of knowledge and the...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Understanding the Tacit

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book outlines a new account of the tacit, meaning tacit knowledge, presuppositions, practices, traditions, and so forth. It includes essays on topics such as underdetermination and mutual understanding, and critical discussions of the major alternative approaches to the tacit, including...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

    By Erik van Ree

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Causation, Evidence, and Inference

    By Julian Reiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In this book, Reiss argues in favor of a tight fit between evidence, concept and purpose in our causal investigations in the sciences. There is no doubt that the sciences employ a vast array of techniques to address causal questions such as controlled experiments, randomized trials, statistical and...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Romanticism and Philosophy

    Thinking with Literature

    Edited by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, Thomas Constantinesco

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Transatlantic, yet...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Archetypes

    By Elémire Zolla

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Man is dominated by his archetypes; they mould not only his history but his dreams. But how are we to define and evaluate them? Is it perhaps possible for us to relate more creatively to them? Originally published in 1981, these are some of the questions raised by this title. To answer them the...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge