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  1. Armed Conflict Survey

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey is a new annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Global Arms Trade

    A Handbook

    Edited by Andrew T. H. Tan

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September 2001. It provides a clear description and analysis of the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of China's International Relations

    Edited by Shaun Breslin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In a relatively short period of time, the study of China’s international relations has gone from being a topic that interested a fairly small group of scholars and analysts to one that is close to – if not actually at – the centre of academic and policy agendas. Moreover, it is not just the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of India's International Relations

    Edited by David Scott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of India’s International Relations gives an overview of India’s international relations, given the development of India as a major economic power in the world, and the growing interest in the impact of Asia on the international system in the future. This book is centred on India’s own...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Reissuing works originally published between 1915 and 1990, this Routledge Library Edition collection offers a selection of scholarship on this important area of philosophy. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set, which includes volumes on...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Truth, Knowledge and Causation

    By C. J. Ducasse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1969. This book examines the fundamental concepts of metaphysics and of theory of knowledge. Topics treated include the nature of substance and of causation; their relation to natural laws, dispositions, and attributes; the nature of consciousness and purposiveness; of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Knowledge

    Papers Presented to the Study Group on Foundations of Cultural Unity, Bowdoin College, 1965 and 1966

    Edited by Marjorie Grene

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1969. Since the seventeenth century the kind of knowledge afforded by mathematical physics has come more and more to furnish mankind with an ideal for all knowledge. The ideal also carries with it a new conception of the nature of things: all things whatsoever are held to be...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Scepticism

    By Arne Naess

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1968. Scepticism is generally regarded as a position which, if correct, would be disastrous for our everyday and scientific beliefs. According to this view, a sceptical argument is one that leads to the intuitively false conclusion that we cannot know anything. But there is...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Objectivity, Empiricism and Truth

    By R. W. Newell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1986. Wittgenstein, William James, Thomas Kuhn and John Wisdom share an attitude towards problems in the theory of knowledge which is fundamentally in conflict with the empiricist tradition. They encourage the idea that in understanding the central concepts of epistemology –...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

    By Henry J. Watt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge