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  1. On Justifying Moral Judgements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Much discussion of morality presupposes that moral judgments are always, at bottom, arbitrary. Moral scepticism, or at least moral relativism, has become common currency among the liberally educated. This remains the case even while political crises become intractable, and it is increasingly...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Third City (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy at War with Positivism

    By Borna Bebek

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Third City, first published in 1982, offers an innovative response to the troubled relationship between Western philosophy, as it has been conducted since the Renaissance, and the everyday lives of the communities in which we live. Bebek contends that the model of philosophical reflection is to...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Concept of Prayer (Routledge Revivals)

    By D. Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalysis and Creativity in Everyday Life

    Ordinary Genius

    By Gemma Corradi Fiumara

    Psychoanalysis and Creativity in Everyday Life: Ordinary Genius is an attempt to create a psychoanalytic space for the quest and questions of our everyday creativity. Official creativity is normally applauded to the point of obscuring all other types of creativity, with detrimental consequences for...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Better Humans?

    Understanding the Enhancement Project

    By Michael Hauskeller

    Developments in medical science have afforded us the opportunity to improve and enhance the human species in ways unthinkable to previous generations. Whether it's making changes to mitochondrial DNA in a human egg, being prescribed Prozac, or having a facelift, our desire to live longer, feel...

    Published April 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. On Human Freedom

    Being the Forwood Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion given in the University of Liverpool in November, 1945

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In the author’s opinion there are three primary conceptions of human freedom - non-coercion, autonomy and indeterminism. He presents his thoughts to define, compare, distinguish and correlate these, not merely with regard to the freedom of the human will, but also and more generally with regard to...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Arguing About Human Nature

    Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes, Edouard Machery

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Human Nature covers recent debates--arising from biology, philosophy, psychology, and physical anthropology--that together systematically examine what it means to be human. Thirty-five essays--several of them appearing here for the first time in print--were carefully selected to...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. G.H. Mead

    A Reader

    By G. H. Mead

    Edited by Filipe Carreira da Silva

    Series: Routledge Classics in Sociology

    This book introduces social scientists to the ideas of George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) - one of the most original yet neglected thinkers of early twentieth century sociology. Mead is an exceptional case amongst sociological classics in that, until now, there has been no comprehensive reader of his...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge