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  1. China, Sex and Prostitution

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Aesthetics After Metaphysics

    From Mimesis to Metaphor

    By Miguel Beistegui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on a dimension of art which the philosophical tradition (from Plato to Hegel and even Adorno) has consistently overlooked, such was its commitment – explicit or implicit – to mimesis and the metaphysics of truth it presupposes. De Beistegui refers to this dimension, which unfolds...

    Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Governmentality

    Critical Encounters

    By William Walters

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    First developed by Michel Foucault more than thirty years ago, "governmentality" has become an essential set of tools for many researchers in the social and political sciences today. What is "governmentality"? How does this perspective challenge the way we understand political power and its...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law

    By Edward Mussawir

    Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law explores an affinity between the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and jurisprudence as a tradition of technical legal thought. The author addresses and reopens a central aesthetic problem in jurisprudence: the difference between the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future

    By John Lechte

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    With the emerging dominance of digital technology, the time is ripe to reconsider the nature of the image. Some say that there is no longer a phenomenal image, only disembodied information (0-1) waiting to be configured. For photography, this implies that a faith in the principle of an "...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Adorno, Habermas and the Search for a Rational Society

    By Deborah Cook

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity

    By William H. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality’s claim on us—especially its ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. This problem of moral normativity has received extensive treatment in analytic moral theory, but...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal

    By Somogy Varga

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Descartes' Natural Philosophy

    Edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, John Sutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    The most comprehensive collection of essays on Descartes' scientific writings ever published, this volume offers a detailed reassessment of Descartes' scientific work and its bearing on his philosophy. The 35 essays, written by some of the world's leading scholars, cover topics as diverse as...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. On Paul Ricoeur

    Narrative and Interpretation

    Edited by David Wood

    Series: Warwick Studies in Philosophy and Literature

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

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge