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Sartre and Theology
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017-08-10)
ean-Paul Sartre was one of the twentieth century's most prominent atheists. But his philosophy was informed by theological writers and themes in ways that have not previously been acknowledged. In Sartre and Theology, ...
'Family Territory' to the 'Circumference of the Earth' : Local and Planetary Memories of Climate Change in Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behaviour
This article argues that Barbara Kinsolver’s novel Flight Behaviour (2012) responds to the transformations of climate change by charting interactions between local and planetary environments, prompting readers to contextualise ...
The New Russian Book: A Graphic Cultural History, by Birgitte Beck Pristed : What’s in a book cover? Grace Lees-Maffei examines a history of graphic design in Russian fiction
Book review of The New Russian Book: A Graphic Cultural History, by Birgitte Beck Pristed
Maladies and Medicines : Exploring Health and Healing 1540-1740
(Pen & Sword, 2017-07-09)
Maladies and Medicine in Early Modernity, 1540-1740 offers a lively exploration of health and medical cures in early modern England. The introduction sets out the background against which the body was understood, covering ...
A GATHERING OF FLOWERS : ON DESIGN ANTHOLOGIES
Over the past decade, anthologies – also called ‘readers’ – of design history and theory have proliferated across publishers’ catalogues. These books perform important pedagogical functions: they define fields and establish ...
When Looking is Allowed: What Compassionate Group Work Looks Like in a UK University
Today there is a robust, theoretical basis, contributed by a range of disciplines, for rooting compassion into university curricula - an essential dimension to HE’s remit to serve the public good. Central to this this is ...
Scientism as a Threat to Science : Wittgenstein on Self-Subverting Methodologies
Wittgenstein is typically viewed as concerned with one particular variety of scientism: scientism understood as the threat posed by the application of scientific practices to areas of our lives in which they do not belong ...
The Myth of the Quietist Wittgenstein
This paper seeks to extricate Wittgenstein from the quietist and reductively therapeutic image that has overshadowed him, by showing in what ways he was an interventionist philosopher both within philosophy and for the ...