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  1. The Science of Reason

    A Festschrift for Jonathan St B.T. Evans

    Edited by Ken Manktelow, David Over, Shira Elqayam

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume is a state-of-the-art survey of the psychology of reasoning, based around, and in tribute to, one of the field’s most eminent figures: Jonathan St B.T. Evans. In this collection of cutting edge research, Evans’ collaborators and colleagues review a wide range of important and...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Knut Wicksell on the Causes of Poverty and its Remedy

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Knut Wicksell is arguably the greatest Swedish social scientist of all time, and poverty was a theme that occupied him all his life. Indeed, it was probably Wicksell's interest in poverty that was the critical factor in drawing him away from his purely mathematical background towards a greater...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal

    Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity

    By Waltraud Ernst

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This fascinating volume tackles the history of the terms 'normal' and 'abnormal'. Originally meaning 'as occurring in nature', normality has taken on significant cultural gravitas and this book recognizes and explores that fact. The essays engage with the concepts of the normal and the...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Frege, Dedekind, and Peano on the Foundations of Arithmetic (Routledge Revivals)

    By Donald Gillies

    First published in 1982, this reissue contains a critical exposition of the views of Frege, Dedekind and Peano on the foundations of arithmetic. The last quarter of the 19th century witnessed a remarkable growth of interest in the foundations of arithmetic. This work analyses both the reasons for...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Shaping Sexual Knowledge

    A Cultural History of Sex Education in Twentieth Century Europe

    Edited by Lutz Sauerteig, Roger Davidson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    The history of sex education enables us to gain valuable insights into the cultural constructions of what different societies have defined as 'normal' sexuality and sexual health. Yet, the history of sex education has only recently attracted the full attention of historians of modern sexuality....

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women, Murder, and Equity in Early Modern England

    By Randall Martin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    This book presents the first comprehensive study of over 120 printed news reports of murders and infanticides committed by early modern women. It offers an interdisciplinary analysis of female homicide in post-Reformation news formats ranging from ballads to newspapers. Individual cases are...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Needs and Moral Necessity

    By Soran Reader

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Needs and Moral Necessity analyses ethics as a practice, explains why we have three moral theory-types, consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics, and argues for a fourth needs-based theory....

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850–1924

    By Jennifer Snow

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines how in defending Asian rights and their own version of Christian idealism against scientific racism, missionaries developed a complex theology of race that prefigured modern ideologies of multiculturalism and reached its final, belated culmination in the liberal Protestant...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Language, and Power

    Edited by Nile Green, Mary Searle-Chatterjee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religion, Language and Power shows that the language of ‘religion’ is far from neutral, and that the packaging and naming of what English speakers call ‘religious’ groups or identities is imbued with the play of power. Religious Studies has all too often served to amplify voices from other...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Mythological State and its Empire

    By David Grant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    We see the modern State as the most rational form of governing yet devised, and one which properly recognises our inherent individual rights. However, as the histories of colonialism and imprisonment reveal, it is also an intruder into the lives of generally unwilling individuals, constraining...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

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