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  1. Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs

    A Study of Sematology

    By Jürgen Trabant

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    Jürgen Trabant reads the profound insights into human semiosis contained in Vico's 'sematology' as both a spirited rejection of Cartesian philosophy and an early critique of enlightened logocentricism. Sean Ward's translation makes this work available to an English-reading audience for the first...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Shamans in Asia

    Edited by Clark Chilson, Peter Knecht

    Shamans throughout much of Asia are regarded as having the power to control and coerce spirits. Many Asians today still turn to shamans to communicate with the world of the dead, heal the sick, and explain enigmatic events. To understand Asian religions, therefore, a knowledge of shamanism is...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Mathematical Astrology

    Reaching Out to the Stars

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    Though there are a number of well-written works on Chinese divination, there are none that deal with the three sophisticated devices that were employed by the Chinese Astronomical Bureau in the eleventh century and for hundreds of years thereafter. Chinese experts applied the methods associated...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. God and Goodness

    A Natural Theological Perspective

    By Mark Wynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    "God and Goodness" takes the experience of value as a starting point for natural theology. Mark Wynn argues that theism offers our best understanding of the goodness of the world, especially its beauty and openness to the development of richer and more complex material forms. We also see that the...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Food in the Ancient World from A to Z

    By Andrew Dalby

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    Sensual yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all. This exciting new work by a leading authority explores food and related concepts in the Greek and Roman worlds. In entries ranging from a few lines to a couple of pages, Andrew Dalby describes individual foodstuffs (such...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nazi Foreign Policy, 1933-1941

    The Road to Global War

    By Christian Leitz

    How did the Second World War come about? Nazi Foreign Policy, 1933-1941 provides lucid answers to this complex question. Focusing on the different regions of Nazi policy such as Italy, France and Britain, Christian Leitz explores the diplomatic and political developments that led to the outbreak of...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Genesis of Modernity

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The Genesis of Modernity reconstructs the ideas of three of the most important social and political theorists of the Twentieth Century, Max Weber, Michel Foucault and Eric Voegelin, on the distant roots and sources of modernity.Drawing upon the conceptual tools of social theory and political...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mill on Nationality

    By Georgios Varouxakis

    Series: Routledge/PSA Political Studies Series

    John Stuart Mill's thought has been central in recent (as well as older) works of political theory discussing the relationship between liberal democratic politics and nationality or nationalism -- which is far from surprising, given his undisputed influence on liberal attitudes towards nationality...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Nihilism and the Sublime Postmodern

    By William Slocombe

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Women's Rights and Women's Lives in France 1944-68

    By Claire Duchen

    Women's Rights and Women's Lives In France explores the everyday experiences of women between the liberation, and May 1968. In 1945, French women believed that a new era was beginning for them, in which they had finally won equality (the right to vote in 1944, equal pay and access to education and...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

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