Books by Publisher: Acumen Publishing Ltd

    Past Minds

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £58.46

    How do historians understand the minds, motivations, intentions of historical agents? This title includes studies, primarily by historians of religion, that look at how historians understand the minds, motivations and intentions of historical agents and what evolutionary and cognitive theorizing contribute to the debate.

    Is This Not The Carpenter?

    Paperback Save £2.37 = £29.62

    "Is This Not The Carpenter?" offers readers the most up to date overview of how the historicity of Jesus is examined in contemporary scholarship.

    Tacit Knowledge

    By Neil Gascoigne

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £25.37

    A critical appraisal of recent work in philosophy on the nature of tacit knowledge - the form of implicit knowledge that we rely on for learning.

    Global Ethics

    By Heather Widdows

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    Global ethics addresses the most pressing contemporary ethical concerns, including rogue states, torture, scarce resources, and poverty. This book introduces students to the theory and practice of global ethics, ranging over issues in global governance and citizenship, poverty and development, war and terrorism, bioethics, and gender justice.

    What is Religion?

    By Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £25.37

    A wide-ranging, current and accessible overview of the history, theories and practices of religion.

    Herbert Spencer: Legacies

    Hardback Save £10.14 = £73.85

    "Herbert Spencer: Legacies" explores and assesses the impact of the ideas and work of the great Victorian polymath Herbert Spencer across a wide range of disciplines.

    Freud on Religion

    By Marsha Aileen Hewitt

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £25.37

    'Freud on Religion' examines Freud's complex understanding of religious belief and practice. The book brings together contemporary psychoanalytic theory and case material from Freud's clinical practice to illustrate how the operations of the unconscious mind support various forms of religious belief, from mainstream to occult.

    Lacan and Religion

    By Aron Dunlap

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    The French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan is one of the most influential intellectuals of the past century. "Lacan and Religion" presents students of religion and theology with a clear introduction to this famously difficult thinker.

    Indian Buddhist Philosophy

    By Amber Carpenter

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £27.95

    Organised in chronological terms, this book presents the philosophical arguments of the great Indian Buddhist philosophers of the fifth century BCE to the eighth century CE. This book includes chapters that examine their core ethical, metaphysical and epistemological views as well as the distinctive area of Buddhist ethics.

    Philosophy of Early Christianity

    By George E. Karamanolis

    Paperback £29.65

    This book examines the character of early Christian philosophy and goes on to place the development of this philosophy in its cultural and historical context.

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