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  1. The Philosophy of Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll

    With an Appendix of Leading Passages from Certain Other Works. A Skit.

    Edited by Philip E. B. Jourdain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    This skit of Bertrand Russell’s philosophy was originally published in 1918 by Russell’s correspondent friend Jourdain. The introduction explains that the contents purport to be lost papers written by Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll, a contemporary of Bertrand Russell. This politically humorous volume from...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Imagining Heaven in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays

    Edited by Jan S. Emerson

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy advocates that the beauty of Shakespearean drama is inseparable from its philosophical power. Shakespeare’s plays make demands on us even beyond our linguistic attention and historical empathy: they require thinking, and the concepts of philosophy can provide...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Cognition, Literature, and History

    Edited by Mark J. Bruhn, Donald R. Wehrs

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Cognition, Literature, and History models the ways in which cognitive and literary studies may collaborate and thereby mutually advance. It shows how understanding of underlying structures of mind can productively inform literary analysis and historical inquiry, and how formal and historical...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Donald Davidson: Life and Words

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Donald Davidson (1917-2003) was one of the most prominent philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. His thinking about language, mind, and epistemology has shaped the views of several generations of philosophers. This book brings together articles by a host of prominent philosophers...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity

    Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...

    Published October 27th 2013 by Routledge