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  1. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture in the 15th century and the rise of he Jesuits (who created the first "global network" of education), and the move from print to digital culture in the 20th century...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Eschatology and the Technological Future

    By Michael S. Burdett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Being Human

    Between Animals and Technology 

    Edited by Ron Broglio, Frederick Young

    Technology and animals often serve as the boundaries by which we define the human. In this issue contributors explore these categories as necessary supplements or as porous membranes which disturb the scaffolding of how the human is constructed. A lingering question throughout is whether we have...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd Zwart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Virilio for Architects

    By John Armitage

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Currently regarded as one of the most interesting, relevant, and radical interpreters of architecture in the twenty-first century, contemporary French architect and "critic of the art of technology" Paul Virilio challenges and breaches the borders of the ever-burgeoning field of structural design....

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm Maclean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play develops a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Organised around four central themes - metaphysics/ontology, ethics, aesthetics and play(ing) at the limits – the book extends and challenges notions of...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

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