Released on 2014Categories Philosophy

On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals)

On Being in the World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Stephen Mulhall

Publisher:

ISBN: 1138024511

Category: Philosophy

Page: 216

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On Being in the World, first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein's philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy. The starting point is the idea of 'continuous aspect perception', which connects Wittgenstein's treatment of certain issues relating to aesthetics with fundamental questions in the philosophy of psychology. Professor Mulhall indicates parallels between Wittgenstein's interests and Heidegger's Being and Time, demonstrating that Wittgenstein's investigation of aspect perception is designed to cast light on much more than a bizarre type of visual experience: in reality, it highlights what is distinctively human about our behaviour in relation to things in the world, what it is that distinguishes our practical activity from that of automata. On Being in the World remains an invaluable resource for students of Wittgenstein's philosophy, as well as anyone interested in negotiating the division between analytic and continental philosophy.
Released on 2014-06-17Categories History

A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: George B. Grundy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317704355

Category: History

Page: 538

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A History of the Greek and Roman World, first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium. It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic – which animated the ancient peoples at different periods of their history, and to draw attention to the physical, socio-economic and religious conditions under which they lived. Written in a style which will likely be unfamiliar to modern readers, Grundy’s historical portrait is painted with broad brush-strokes, offering not only compelling narrative but also incisive commentary on the individuals and societies which occupy the foreground. A History of the Greek and Roman World will be of interest for the general enthusiast as well as students, who may value such a radically different approach to the interpretation of antiquity compared to the conventions which prevail amongst contemporary scholars.
Released on 2015-07-24Categories Religion

The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals)

The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Charlotte M Mason

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317458562

Category: Religion

Page: 201

View: 923

The Saviour of the World covers each incident and each saying in the Bible and converts them to either a single poem, blank verse or rhymed stanza, according to the subject. This volume, called The Great Controversy, was originally published in 1911. This book will be of interest to students of both religious studies and English literature.
Released on 2013-10-08Categories Business & Economics

Problems of a New World (Routledge Revivals)

Problems of a New World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: J.A. Hobson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135910129

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 403

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First published in 1921, Problems of a New World deals with the economic and political issues that arose from the First World War. The first three parts of the study consider the world before the war, and the interests, purposes and ideals which influenced the national psyche during the years which followed. In the final two parts, Hobson assesses the political and economic conditions confronted by the post-war world, with a particular focus on the impact of war on industry, labour and the ideals of nationhood. This is an important work, of great interest to modern European and economic historians and students.
Released on 2018-02-05Categories Business & Economics

Routledge Revivals: The World Electronics Industry (1990)

Routledge Revivals: The World Electronics Industry (1990)

Author: Daniel Todd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351264303

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 354

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First published in 1990, this book provides an overview of the global distribution of the electronics industry and the structural factors which promoted this distribution by the end of the 1980s. Regarded as a ‘flagship’ sector in both advanced and developing countries, the electronics industry is encouraged by governments everywhere. Covering both the civilian and the military sides of the industry, Professor Todd reflects on the future of civilian electronics in the light of its global segmentation, and hints at the fundamental role of governments in the unfolding of both civilian and defence-electronics developments. He also endorses the overwhelming significance of strategies being played by electronics enterprises in both the USA and Japan.
Released on 2016-09-19Categories Social Science

Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

Author: Ruth Frances Woodsmall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315396842

Category: Social Science

Page: 427

View: 614

First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins by outlining some of the areas of change, for example regarding the veil, purdah and divorce. This is followed by in depth examinations of the progress of female education, their changing economic roles, improving health standards, their widening interests and the pressure for change on Islam in general. This title is would be of interest to students of the sociology of religion and the contemporary position of women in Muslim societies.
Released on 2013-06-26Categories Education

Peace Through Education (Routledge Revivals)

Peace Through Education (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Derek Heater

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136176586

Category: Education

Page: 268

View: 856

First published in 1984, Peace Through Education records the history of the first 45 years of the Council for Education in World Citizenship (CEWC). It describes the rise in interest of increased international understanding in the years preceding the book’s publication and highlights the influential role of the CEWC in encouraging educators to make the rising generations aware of threats to world peace. Created in 1939, at a time of tense international crisis, the organization’s record is both an important and fascinating story. The book provides an overview of the history and work of the organization and assesses how far the Council has achieved its objectives, and how successful it has been in satisfying needs and wielding influence.
Released on 2014-10-14Categories History

Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals)

Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Onno Van Nijf

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317575986

Category: History

Page: 226

View: 145

This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These texts illustrate a range of aspects of ancient trade and transport: from the role of the authorities, to the status of traders, to the capacity and speed of ancient ships. It is clear that the actual means of transportation were crucial; the book illustrates the limitations of ancient transport technology and the consequences for the development of commerce. It focuses first on different aspects of transport over land and then on transport by river and concludes with a discussion of several aspects of ancient seafaring, This book is ideal for students of ancient history.
Released on 2010-10-04Categories Literary Criticism

Bestsellers (Routledge Revivals)

Bestsellers (Routledge Revivals)

Author: John Sutherland

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136830631

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 190

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First published in 1981, this book offers a study of British and American popular fiction in the 1970s, a decade in which the quest for the superseller came to dominate the lives of publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. Illustrated by examples of the lurid incidents that catapult so many books into the bestseller charts, this comprehensive study covers the work of Robbins, Hailey and Maclean, the 'bodice rippers', the disaster craze, horror, war stories and media tie-ins such as The Godfather, Jaws and Star Wars.
Released on 2016-12-07Categories

The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals)

The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Charlotte M. Mason

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1138900796

Category:

Page: 184

View: 250

The Saviour of the World covers each incident and each saying in the Bible and converts them to either a single poem, blank verse or rhymed stanza, according to the subject. This volume, called The Holy Infancy, was originally published in 1908. This book will be of interest to students of both religious studies and English literature.
Released on 2014-03-18Categories Religion

What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

Author: A. Clutton-Brock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317804727

Category: Religion

Page: 152

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Written as the First World War was finally drawing to a close, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections on the Kingdom of Heaven examine this challenging theological concept in light of the great religious, political and moral uncertainties thrown up by the conflict. In particular, Clutton-Brock contends that historically Christian orthodoxy has not sufficiently emphasised the role of the Kingdom in salvation, given its importance in the ministry and teaching of Christ. To preserve a religious vision capable of interacting with the modern, industrial world, Christian orthodoxy must carefully consider the scope and importance of political practice, the role of the individual in the realisation of the Kingdom, and the profound implications of reconciling the facts of the universe with the most sincerely held beliefs.
Released on 2013-09-13Categories Social Science

The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

Author: W. B. Fisher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134481767

Category: Social Science

Page: 632

View: 760

In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the Middle East. An analysis of the physical basis of the region is followed by detailed treatment of the complex human and social aspects; a concluding section brings together, on a regional basis, the elements discussed in the first two parts. With first-hand experience within the Middle East, Fisher presents a detailed and fascinating study, based on surveys and investigations he personally carried out. Including wide-ranging geographical, historical, sociological and political perspectives, this title provides essential background to anyone with an interest in Middle Eastern affairs.