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  1. China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Divine Violence

    Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty

    By James R. Martel

    Divine Violence looks at the question of political theology and its connection to sovereignty. It argues that the practice of sovereignty reflects a Christian eschatology, one that proves very hard to overcome even by left thinkers, such as Arendt and Derrida, who are very critical of it. These...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Symposium on J. L. Austin (Routledge Revivals)

    By K T Fann

    JL Austin (1911-1960) exercised in Post-war Oxford an intellectual authority similar to that of Wittgenstein in Cambridge. Although he completed no books of his own and published only seven papers, Austin became through lectures and talks one of the acknowledged leaders in what is called ‘Oxford...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Four Pragmatists

    A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead and Dewey

    By Israel Scheffler

    First published in 1974, this book is a critical introduction to the work of four quintessential pragmatist philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey. Alongside providing a general historical and biographical account of the pragmatist movement, the...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Day

    First published in 1901, this study of the social life of the Hebrews considers both the time of the judges and the time of the monarchy. Written in a popularly scientific style, designed to appeal to students of ancient Middle East and biblical history as well as the general reader, this work...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Economic Growth in Britain and France 1780-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    Two Paths to the Twentieth Century

    By Patrick O'Brien, Caglar Keyder

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, Professor O’Brien’s Economic Growth in Britain and France 1780-1914 is an original and pioneering exercise in comparative and quantitative economic history. It finds a controversial place in the debate on the question of French retardation in the 19th century and as a brave...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Yogi and the Devotee (Routledge Revivals)

    The Interplay Between the Upanishads and Catholic Theology

    By Ninian Smart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1968, Ninian Smart’s The Yogi and the Devotee: The Interplay Between the Upanishads and Catholic Theology is based on lectures given in Delhi and explores in a novel way the relation between Hinduism and Christianity. The author puts forward a general theory of the relationship...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Discipline of the Cave (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Niemeyer Findlay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1966, The Discipline of the Cave is the first series of a course of Gifford lectures on philosophical issues.. J N Findlay’s lectures use the image of the Cave to show how familiarity is full of restrictions, and involves puzzles and discrepancies unable to be resolved or removed...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Transcendence of the Cave (Routledge Revivals)

    Sequel to The Discipline of the Cave

    By John Niemeyer Findlay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, The Transcendence of the Cave is the second in a series of Gifford Lectures on philosophical issues, and continues the themes of the first series entitled The Discipline of the Cave. In the opening chapters, J N Findlay sketches an ontology, an axiology and a theology...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire

    By Michael Grant

    Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire presents a study of third century Rome, which is lavishly illustrated and a lucid read, typical of Michael Grant's inimitable style.In Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire, Michael Grant asserts that the fact that the Roman empire of the third century...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

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