New acquisitions in SOAS Library, August – October 2018: Philosophy

By Mary Fisk|October 29, 2018|Philosophy|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Philosophy collections between  August and October 2018.

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 Comparative and thematic

Wittgenstein, religion, and ethics: new perspectives from philosophy and theology / edited by Mikel Burley. –

On divination and synchronicity: the psychology of meaningful chance / Marie-Louise von Franz. –

How the world thinks: a global history of philosophy / Julian Baggini –


Regional and faith-based

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya and the divine attributes: rationalized traditionalistic theology / by Miriam Ovadia. –

Analytic Islamic philosophy / Anthony Robert Booth. –



Comparative & thematic

After Heidegger? / edited by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt. –

Ethics of everyday life: moral theology, social anthropology, and the imagination of the human / Michael Banner. –

Challenges to moral and religious belief: disagreement and evolution / Michael Bergmann and Patrick Kain. –

Simone Weil and continental philosophy / edited by A. Rebecca Rozelle-Stone. –

Transformative pacifism: critical theory and practice / Andrew Fiala. –

The ethics of resistance: tyranny of the absolute / Drew M. Dalton. –

Political theology: four chapters on the concept of sovereignty / Carl Schmitt ; translated by George Schwab ; foreword by Tracy B. Strong. –

Hermeneutics and phenomenology: figures and themes / Saulius Geniusas and Paul Fairfield –

What is philosophy for? / by Mary Midgley. –

Relational Hermeneutics: Essays in Comparative Philosophy / Paul Fairfield –

Resistance in everyday life: constructing cultural experiences / Nandita Chaudhary, Pernille Hviid, Giuseppina Marsico, Jakob Waag Villadsen, editors. –


Regional & faith-based

Varieties of Confucian Experience: documenting a grassroots revival of tradition / edited by Sebastien Billioud.-

Chinese visions of world order: tianxia, culture, and world politics / Ban Wang, editor –

Jewish philosophy in the Middle Ages [electronic resource] / Raphael Jospe. –

Nietzsche, Soloveitchik, and contemporary Jewish philosophy / Daniel Rynhold, Michael J. Harris. –


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