Philosophy: new acquisitions, February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Philosophy|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections during February and March 2017.

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 Comparative and thematic

The concept of history: how ideas are constituted, transmitted and interpreted / by Dmitri Nikulin –

Identity and difference: contemporary debates on the Self / edited by Rafael Winkler –

The disavowed community / Jean-Luc Nancy ; translated by Philip Armstrong. –

Philosophy of religion: towards a more humane approach / John Cottingham, University of Reading and Heythrop College, university of London. –

Evolution and conversion: dialogues on the origins of culture / René Girard –

Philosophy: principles and problems / Roger Scruton. –


The dynamics of Masters literature: early Chinese thought from Confucius to Han Feizi / Wiebke Denecke –

Dao de jing : making this life significant : a philosophical translation / Roger T. Ames and David L. Hall –



Beyond nature and culture / Philippe Descola ; translated by Janet Lloyd ; foreword by Marshall Sahlins. –

Socrates tenured: the institutions of twenty-first-century philosophy / Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle –

Slow philosophy: reading against the institution / Michelle Boulous Walker –

Motivation ethics / Mathew Coakley. –

What is a god? : Philosophical perspectives on divine essence in the Hebrew Bible / Jaco Gericke –

Spinoza: the ethics of an outlaw / Ivan Segré –

Philosophy for non-philosophers / by Louis Althusser ; translated by G. M. Goshgarian. –

The collected writings of Jaysankar Lal Shaw: Indian analytic and Anglophone philosophy / Jaysankar Lal Shaw. –

Gilles Deleuze, postcolonial theory, and the philosophy of limit / Réda Bensmaïa –

Continental philosophy and the Palestinian question: beyond the Jew and the Greek / Zahi Zalloua –

The collected writings of Jaysankar Lal Shaw: Indian analytic and Anglophone philosophy / Jaysankar Lal Shaw. –

Can’t we make moral judgements? / Mary Midgley –

Heidegger, History and the Holocaust / Mahon O’Brien –

Intellectual humility: an introduction to the philosophy and science / Ian M. Church and Peter L. Samuelson. –

A critical introduction to the epistemology of perception / Ali Hasan.-

Can’t we make moral judgements? / Mary Midgley –


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