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  1. Personality (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1913, Jevons’ Personality marries the disciplines of philosophy and psychology in order to question the existence of personality and the arguments surrounding it. Intriguingly, Jevons suggests that if a person can question their own personality and existence, by extension they...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Moral Psychology

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Valerie Tiberius

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    This is the first philosophy textbook in moral psychology, introducing students to a range of philosophical topics and debates such as: What is moral motivation? Do reasons for action always depend on desires? Is emotion or reason at the heart of moral judgment? Under what conditions are people...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Italian Thought Today

    Bio-economy, Human Nature, Christianity

    Edited by Lorenzo Chiesa

    This collection provides English readers with a critical update on current debates on biopolitics in and around Italian thought. More than a decade after the publication of seminal books such as Agamben’s Homo Sacer and Hardt and Negri’s Empire, the names of, among others, Roberto Esposito, Paolo...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics

    Rethinking the Nonhuman

    Edited by Neil Dalal, Chloë Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these fields by diverse Asian traditions....

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Psychic Home

    Psychoanalysis, consciousness and the human soul

    By Roger Kennedy

    The Psychic Home: Psychoanalysis of Consciousness and the Human Soul develops, from a number of different viewpoints, the significance of home in our lives. Roger Kennedy puts forward the central role of what he has termed a ‘psychic home’ as a vital psychic structure, which gathers together a...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Johnston

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ‘truth’ in ethics, or...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The tendency to reciprocate – to return good for good and evil for evil – is a potent force in human life, and the concept of reciprocity is closely connected to fundamental notions of ‘justice’, ‘obligation’ or ‘duty’, ‘gratitude’ and ‘equality’. In Reciprocity, first published in 1986, Lawrence...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophic Foundations

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Mental as Physical
    By Edgar Wilson
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. Physicalism
    By K. V. Wilkes
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  3. The Embodied Mind
    By G. N. A. Vesey
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  4. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals): The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958
    By Michael Polanyi
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account
    By Kevin Jung
    To Be Published December 12th 2014

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