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  1. Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Morality, Self Knowledge and Human Suffering

    An Essay on The Loss of Confidence in the World

    By Josep Corbí

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this wholly original study, Josep Corbi asks how one should relate to a certain kind of human suffering, namely, the harm that people cause one another. Relying upon real life examples of human suffering--including torture, genocide, and warfare--as opposed to thought experiments,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Riding for Caesar

    The Roman Emperor's Horseguard

    By Micheal P. Speidel

    Professor Speidel's book represents the first history of the Roman horse guard ever written and provides a readable account of the intricate part these men played in the fate of the Roman empire and its emperors....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Afghanistan - A New History

    2nd Edition

    By Sir Martin Ewans, Martin Ewans

    Sir Martin Ewans, former Head of the British Chancery in Kabul, puts into an historical and contemporary context the series of tragic events that have impinged on Afghanistan in the past fifty years. The book examines the roots of these developments in Afghanistan's earlier history and external...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Invention of Saintliness

    Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    This volume discusses, from an historical and literary angle, the ways in which sanctification and the inscription of saintliness take place. Going beyond the traditional categories of canonization, cult, liturgical veneration and hagiographical lives, the work raises fundamental issues concerning...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Politics and Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott

    By Stuart Isaacs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Michael Oakeshott was a leading Political theorist described by The Telegraph in 1990 as "the greatest political philosopher in the Anglo-Saxon tradition since Mill – or even Burke". There has been sustained interest in his work, and a developing body of literature, over recent years. This book...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Proof, Logic and Formalization

    Edited by Michael Detlefsen

    The mathematical proof is the most important form of justification in mathematics. It is not, however, the only kind of justification for mathematical propositions. The existence of other forms, some of very significant strength, places a question mark over the prominence given to proof within...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

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