Philosophy

Philosophy from Greece and Rome to medieval and modern thought.

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  1. Resounding Spaces

    Resounding Spaces: Approaching Musical Atmospheres [Paperback]

    Federica Scassillo (Editor)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9788869773020
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This book is the result of an international conference that took place in Rome on September 13th-14th 2019, entitled “Resounding Spaces: Music and Atmospheres”. The main topic was the relationship between music(s) and concepts like resonance, atmo... .... Learn More
  2. Biopolitics for Beginners

    Biopolitics for Beginners: Knowledge of Life and Government of People [Paperback]

    Ottavio Marzocca (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869771781
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    Michel Foucault claimed that the term biopolitics can be fully understood only within the context of modern forms of governing society. From this perspective, the development of modern medical knowledge, the re-organization of the hospital as a he... .... Learn More
  3. Freedom in the Nets

    Freedom in the Nets [Paperback]

    Osvaldo Zebris (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9788869773150
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    Osvalds Zebris’ stories capture those moments of existence visible only to the most attentive observer, laying particular attention on language and an idiosyncratic vision of the world. His characters seem bound to an irrevocable desinty, even if ... .... Learn More
  4. Ash‘arism encounters Avicennism

    Ash‘arism encounters Avicennism: Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī on Creation [Hardback]

    Laura Hassan (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781463207199
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 19
    This study of Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī’s (d. 631/1233) teachings on creation offers close analysis of all of his extant works of falsafa and kalām. Some of these were not known to previous scholars, yet they bear witness to key facets of the interacti... .... Learn More
  5. Uncommon Contexts: Encounters between Science and Literature, 1800-1914

    Uncommon Contexts: Encounters between Science and Literature, 1800-1914 [Paperback]

    Ben Marsden (Editor); Hazel Hutchinson (Editor); Ralph O'Connor (Editor)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966418
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Britain in the long nineteenth century developed an increasing interest in science of all kinds. Whilst poets and novelists took inspiration from technical and scientific innovations, those directly engaged in these new disciplines relied on liter... .... Learn More
  6. The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain

    The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain [Paperback]

    Jessica Ratcliff (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966449
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    In the nineteenth century, the British Government spent money measuring the distance between the earth and the sun using observations of the transit of Venus. This book presents a narrative of the two Victorian transit programmes. It draws out the... .... Learn More
  7. Regionalizing Science

    Regionalizing Science: Placing Knowledges in Victorian England [Paperback]

    Simon Naylor (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966425
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Victorian England, as is well known, produced an enormous amount of scientific endeavour, but what has previously been overlooked is the important role of geography on these developments. Naylor seeks to rectify this imbalance by presenting a hist... .... Learn More
  8. Typhoid in Uppingham

    Typhoid in Uppingham: Analysis of a Victorian Town and School in Crisis, 1875–1877 [Paperback]

    Nigel Richardson (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966456
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    After the Public Heath Acts of 1872 and 1875, British local authorities bore statutory obligations to carry out sanitary improvements. Richardson explores public health strategy and central-local government relations during the mid-nineteenth-cent... .... Learn More
  9. The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871

    The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871 [Paperback]

    Efram Sera-Shriar (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966487
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Victorian anthropology has been derided as an "armchair practice," distinct from the scientific discipline of the twentieth century. But the observational practices that characterized the study of human diversity developed from the established sci... .... Learn More
  10. The Medical Trade Catalogue in Britain, 1870-1914

    The Medical Trade Catalogue in Britain, 1870-1914 [Paperback]

    Claire L. Jones (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966388
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    By the late nineteenth century, advances in medical knowledge, technology and pharmaceuticals led to the development of a thriving commercial industry. The medical trade catalogue became one of the most important means of promoting the latest tool... .... Learn More

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