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  1. Trust and Toleration

    By Richard H. Dees

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Toleration would seem to be the most rational response to deep conflicts. However, by examining the conditions under which trust can develop between warring parties, it becomes clear that a fundamental shift in values - a conversion - is required before toleration makes sense. This book argues that...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Will and Human Action

    From Antiquity to the Present Day

    Edited by Thomas Pink, M.W.F. Stone

    Series: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

    What is the will? And what is its relation to human action? Throughout history, philosophers have been fascinated by the idea of 'the will': the source of the drive that motivates human beings to act. However, there has never been a clear consensus as to what the will is and how it relates to human...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Theory of Ecological Justice

    By Brian Baxter

    Series: Environmental Politics

    In A Theory of Ecological Justice, Baxter argues for ecological justice - that is, for treating species besides homo sapiens as having a claim in justice to a share of the Earth's resources. It explores the nature of justice claims as applied to organisms of various degrees of complexity and...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pre-tsarist and Tsarist Central Asia

    Communal Commitment and Political Order in Change

    By Paul Georg Geiss

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    This study, written from the perspective of political sociology, represents the first comparative examination of Central Asian communal and political organisation before and after the tsarist conquest of the region. It covers Turkman, Kyrgyz, Kazakh and other tribal societies, analyses the...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Representations of Slave Women in Discourses on Slavery and Abolition, 1780–1838

    By Henrice Altink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts--motherhood, intimate relationships, and work--in both pro- and antislavery writings. Altink examines how British abolitionists and pro-slavery activists represented the slave women to their audiences and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750–1830

    By Leonard Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750–1830 constitutes the first comprehensive study of the philanthropic asylum system in Georgian England. Using original research and drawing upon a wide range of expertise on the history of mental health this book demonstrates the crucial role of the...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Capitalism

    A Companion to Marx’s Economy Critique

    By Johan Fornäs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the most complete, accurate and accessible presentation of Karl Marx’s theory of capitalism to date, Johan Fornäs presents a guide for anyone who wants to understand how today’s crisis-ridden society has emerged and is able to sustain and intensify its own deep inner contradictions. Capitalism...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945

    By John Wolffe

    Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Physics and Metaphysics

    Theories of Space and Time

    By Jennifer Trusted

    Jennifer Trusted's new book argues that metaphysical beliefs are essential for scientific inquiry. The theories, presuppositions and beliefs that neither science nor everyday experience can justify are the realm of metaphysics, literally `beyond physics'. These basic beliefs form a framework for...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Weakness of the Will

    By Justin Gosling

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

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