Philosophy

Philosophy from Greece and Rome to medieval and modern thought.

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  1. Beyond Quarantine

    Beyond Quarantine: How Culture Heals the Planet [Paperback]

    Annamaria Esposito (Editor); Maria Cristina Vannini (Editor)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9788869773891
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    How does culture contribute to healing our planet? Is there anything we should learn from the pandemic? The book answers these questions, exploring the contribution of culture to the protection of the planet, comparing the Italian and the Brazilia... .... Learn More
  2. Concrescence and Transition

    Concrescence and Transition: Whitehead and the Process of Subjectivation [Paperback]

    Luca Vanzago (Author)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9788869773822
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The book deals with the complex notion of process worked out by Alfred N. Whitehead, a notion that includes his deep revision of the concepts of time and space. Throughout his whole career, Whitehead emphasized the importance of process for the ac... .... Learn More
  3. The Forgotten Clones

    The Forgotten Clones: How Nuclear Transplantation Changed Science and Society [Hardback]

    Nathan Crowe (Author)

    £43.50

    ISBN: 9780822946274
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Science, Values, and the Public
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Long before scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland cloned Dolly the sheep in 1996, American developmental biologist and aspiring cancer researcher Robert Briggs successfully performed the technique of nuclear transplantation by cloning fro... .... Learn More
  4. The Phenomenology of Wind and Atmospheres

    The Phenomenology of Wind and Atmospheres [Paperback]

    Tadeshi Ogawa (Author); Lorenzo Marinucci (Editor)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9788869773112
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    Tadashi Ogawa brings together the ancient East Asian idea of ki (
    face="MS Gothic">気) and standpoints of European philosophy. Wind, atmosphere and breathing are formless, invisible and impermanent – yet also constantly move be... .... Learn More
  5. Imaginaries in Geometry

    Imaginaries in Geometry [Paperback]

    Pavel Alexandrovich Florensky (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9788869773105
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    This is the first complete English translation of Pavel Florensky’s original and ambitious attempt to arrive at a geometric representation of imaginary numbers, in a context that had already captured the attention of other mathematicians, includin... .... Learn More
  6. Mythology and Nation Building

    Mythology and Nation Building: N.F.S. Grundtvig and his Contemporaries [Hardback]

    Pierre-Brice Stahl (Editor); Sophie Bønding (Editor)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9788771846263
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    This interdisciplinary anthology offers new perspectives on the role of pre-Christian mythologies in the formation of national communities in 19th Century Europe. Through a combination of theoretical articles and case studies, it provides new unde... .... Learn More
  7. The Science of History in Victorian Britain

    The Science of History in Victorian Britain: Making the Past Speak [Paperback]

    Ian Hesketh (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966364
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    New attitudes towards history in nineteenth-century Britain saw a rejection of romantic, literary techniques in favour of a professionalized, scientific methodology. The development of history as a scientific discipline was undertaken by several k... .... Learn More
  8. Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland

    Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland [Paperback]

    Diarmid A. Finnegan (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966357
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Winner of the Frank Watson Prize in Scottish History, 2011 The relationship between science and civil society is essential to our understanding of cultural change during the Victorian era. Science was frequently packaged as an appropriate form of ... .... Learn More
  9. Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture

    Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture [Paperback]

    Louise Penner (Editor); Tabitha Sparks (Editor)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966432
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    This collection of essays explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Charles Dickens’s involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical po... .... Learn More
  10. Imaginative Moods: Aesthetics, Religion, Philosophy

    Imaginative Moods: Aesthetics, Religion, Philosophy [Hardback]

    Dorthe Jørgensen (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9788772191058
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    What do human experiences of transcendence mean? Would investigating their mind-opening and world-transformative nature improve contemporary philosophy and theology? The book shows the importance of experiences traditionally categorized as religio... .... Learn More

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