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  1. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Christian Theology: The Classics

    By Stephen R Holmes, Shawn Bawulski

    Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to the most important works of theology 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...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology

    By Shaun C. Henson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pluriverse (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in the Philosophy of Pluralism

    By Benjamin Paul Blood

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Pluriverse, the final work of the American poet and philosopher Benjamin Paul Blood, was published posthumously in 1920. After an experience of the anaesthetic nitrous oxide during a dental operation, Blood came to the conclusion that his mind had been opened, that he had undergone a mystical...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge