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Nation and Identity

Nation and Identity

1st Edition

Ross Poole
September 02, 1999

Nation and Identity provides a concise and comprehensive account of the place of national identity in modern life. Ross Poole argues that the nation became a fundamental organising principle of social, political and moral life during the period of early modernity and that is has provided the...

Getting What You Want?: A Critique of Liberal Morality

Getting What You Want?: A Critique of Liberal Morality

1st Edition

Bob Brecher
November 20, 1997

Getting What You Want? is the first book which calls for the collapse of liberal morality. Bob Brecher claims that it is wrong to think that morality is simply rooted in what people want. He explains that in our consumerist society, we make the assumption that getting 'what people want' is our...

Being in Time: Selves and Narrators in Philosophy and Literature

Being in Time: Selves and Narrators in Philosophy and Literature

1st Edition

Genevieve Lloyd
September 02, 1993

Genevieve Lloyd's book is a provocative and accessible essay on the fragmentation of the self as explored in philosophy and literature. The past is irrevocable, consciousness changes as time passes: given this, can there ever be such a thing as the unity of the self? Being in Time explores the...

The Man of Reason:

The Man of Reason: "Male" and "Female" in Western Philosophy

2nd Edition

Genevieve Lloyd
July 29, 1993

This new edition of Genevieve Lloyd's classic study of the maleness of reason in philosophy contains a new introduction and bibliographical essay assessing the book's place in the explosion of writing and gender since 1984....

Morality and Modernity

Morality and Modernity

1st Edition

Ross Poole
June 13, 1991

Ross Poole displays the social content of the various conceptions of morality at work in contemporary society, and casts a strikingly fresh light on such fundamental problems as the place of reason in ethics, moral objectivity and the distinction between duty and virtue. The book provides a...

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