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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals)

    The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958

    By Michael Polanyi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was an eminent theorist across the fields of philosophy, physical chemistry and economics. Elected to the Royal Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his contributions to research in the social sciences, and his theories on positivism and knowledge, are...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. On Humanism

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Norman

    Series: Thinking in Action

    What is humanism and why does it matter? Is there any doctrine every humanist must hold? If it rejects religion, what does it offer in its place? Have the twentieth century’s crimes against humanity spelled the end for humanism? On Humanism is a timely and powerfully argued philosophical defence...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality

    An Intuitionist Account

    By Kevin Jung

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality goes against the grain of various postmodern approaches to morality in contemporary religious ethics. In this book, Jung seeks to provide a new framework in which the nature of common Christian moral beliefs and practices can be given a new meaning. He...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hume's Philosophy of Human Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essence of Hume’s eighteenth-century philosophy was that all the sciences were ‘dependent on the science of man’, and that the foundations of any such science need to rest on experience and observation. This title, first published in 1932, examines in detail how Hume interpreted ‘the science of...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Essays on Freedom of Action (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ted Honderich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Essays on Freedom of Action, first published in 1973, brings together original papers by contemporary British and American philosophers on questions which have long concerned philosophers and others: the question of whether persons are wholly a part of the natural world and their actions the...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Element of Fire (Routledge Revivals)

    Science, Art and the Human World

    By Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, the aim of this book can be stated in Nietzsche’s words: ‘To look at science from the perspective of the artist, but at art from that of life’. The title contests the notions that science alone can provide us with the most objective truth about the world, and that artistic...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. An Enquiry into Moral Notions (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1935, this book compares and examines what John Laird termed the ‘three most important notions in ethical science’: the concepts of virtue, duty and well-being. Laird poses the question of whether any one of these three concepts is capable of being the foundation of ethics and of...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethics and Education (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Moral Development and Moral Education (REV)

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this collection of essays was taken from Peters’ larger work, Psychology and Ethical Development (1974) in order to provide a more focused volume on moral education for students. Peters’ background in both psychology and philosophy makes the work distinctive, which is...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Morality and Moral Reasoning (Routledge Revivals): Five Essays in Ethics
    Edited by John Casey
    Published November 13th 2014
  2. The Mental as Physical
    By Edgar Wilson
    Published November 3rd 2014
  3. Physicalism
    By K. V. Wilkes
    Published November 3rd 2014
  4. The Embodied Mind
    By G. N. A. Vesey
    Published November 3rd 2014
  5. Personality (Routledge Revivals)
    By F. B. Jevons
    Published July 28th 2014

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