Accounting for Affection
descrição: Accounting for Affection examines the multifaceted nature of early modern motherhood by focusing on the ideas and strategies of Roman aristocratic mothers during familial conflict. Illuminating new approaches to the maternal and the familial employed...
Adorno and Art
descrição: A comprehensive, critical and accessible account of Theodor W. Adorno's materialist-dialectical aesthetic theory of art from a contemporary perspective, this volume shows how Adorno's critical theory is awash with images crystallising thoughts to suc...
África Insubmissa. Cristianismo, poder e Estado na...
editor: Edições Pedago
descrição: Se é verdade que as independências foram consideradas como um dos principais acontecimentos da história africana contemporânea, é forçoso constatar que, hoje em dia, a sua crise de pertinência constitui uma verdadeira provocação à inteligência africa...
Agents of Witchcraft in Early Modern Italy and De...
descrição: This book offers a comparison of lay and inquisitorial witchcraft prosecutions. In most of the early modern period, witchcraft jurisdiction in Italy rested with the Roman Inquisition, whereas in Denmark only the secular courts raised trials. Kallestr...
editor: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
descrição: Tragédia de Sófocles sem data certa mas em que a maioria dos estudiosos situa entre 445 a.C. e 440 a.C..
O efeito do tempo como revelador do caráter, o contraste entre o ideal do guerreiro épico e o do cidadão grego do séc. V a.C., entre o poder dos...
An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counse...
descrição: This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy o...
An Ontology for Social Reality
descrição: This book explores the complex domain of social reality, asking what this reality is, how it is composed and what its dynamics are in both theoretical and practical terms. Through the examination of some of the most important contemporary theories...
Angela Carter and Western Philosophy
descrição: This book unearths Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated discipline of Western thought. Revealing the extensive philosophical research that underpins Carter’s intertextual work, this book offers new readings of her fiction in relation to a ra...
Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee...
descrição: This volume examines British and US attitudes towards the means and mechanisms for the facilitation of an Arab-Israeli reconciliation, focusing specifically on the refugee factor in diplomatic initiatives. It explains why Britain and the US were unab...
Animal Ethics and the Autonomous Animal Self
descrição: This book presents a radical and intuitive argument against the notion that intentional action, agency and autonomy are features belonging only to humans. Using evidence from research into the minds of non-human animals, it explores the ways in which...
Animals and African Ethics
descrição: The claim is frequently made on behalf of African moral beliefs and practices that they do not objectify and exploit nature and natural existents like Western ethics does. This book investigates whether this is correct and what kind of status is rese...
Animals and the Economy
descrição: This book
explores the economic institutions that determine the nature of animal lives as
systematically exploited objects traded in a market economy. It examines human
roles and choice in the system, including the economic logic of agriculture,