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  1. Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

    X. Essays on Ethics, Religion and Society

    Edited by John M. Robson

    Series: Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

    The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill took thirty years to complete and is acknowledged as the definitive edition of J.S. Mill and as one of the finest works editions ever completed. Mill's contributions to philosophy, economics, and history, and in the roles of scholar, politician and journalist...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Dialectics of Myth

    By Aleksei Fyodorovich Losev

    Aleksei Fedorovich Losev (1893-1988) was among the greatest Russian philosophers, thinkers, and classicists of the twentieth century. A contemporary of Mikhail Bakhtin, and a scholar of astonishing erudition, his work remained almost unknown to the public until the fall of communism in 1990. The...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity

    Rethinking the Enlightenment

    By Harvey Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Harvey Mitchell’s book argues that a reassessment of Voltaire’s treatment of traditional Judaism will sharpen discussion of the origins of, and responses to, the Enlightenment. His study shows how Voltaire’s nearly total antipathy to Judaism is best understood by stressing his self-regard as...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought

    Al-Ghazali's Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation

    By Alexander Treiger

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    It has been customary to see the Muslim theologian Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111) as a vehement critic of philosophy, who rejected it in favour of Islamic mysticism (Sufism), a view which has come under increased scrutiny in recent years. This book argues that al-Ghazali was, instead, one of the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Christian Theology: The Classics

    By Stephen R Holmes, Shawn Bawulski

    Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to the most important works of in the history of Christian thought. Exploring writings from the origins of Christianity to the present day, it examines some of the most influential theologians of all time, considering the context in which...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Debates in Medieval Philosophy

    Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses

    Edited by Jeffrey Hause

    Series: Key Debates in the History of Philosophy

    Debates in Medieval Philosophy: Essential Readings and Contemporary Responses aims to de-mystify medieval works by offering an illuminating, engaging introduction to the problems that medieval philosophers from Augustine through Ockham wrestled with. Each of the volume’s 11 units presents a...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Being Human in Islam

    The Impact of the Evolutionary Worldview

    By Damian Howard

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Islamic anthropology is relatively seldom treated as a particular concern even though much of the contemporary debate on the modernisation of Islam, its acceptance of human rights and democracy, makes implicit assumptions about the way Muslims conceive of the human being. This book explores how the...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. On Habit

    By Clare Carlisle

    Series: Thinking in Action

    For Aristotle, excellence is not an act but a habit, and Hume regards habit as ‘the great guide of life’. However, for Proust habit is problematic: ‘if habit is a second nature, it prevents us from knowing our first.’ What is habit? Do habits turn us into machines or free us to do more creative...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

    Edited by Daniel D. Novotný, Lukáš Novák

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religion in Contemporary European Cinema

    The Postsecular Constellation

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    The religious landscape in Europe is changing dramatically. While the authority of institutional religion has weakened, a growing number of people now desire individualized religious and spiritual experiences, finding the self-complacency of secularism unfulfilling. The "crisis of religion" is...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge