Written by leading contributors, this book explores some of the evolutionary concepts that may have implications for cognitive theory and practice. It also focuses on specific problems where evolutionary-cognitive theory approach has been effective, such as issues of optimism/pessimism, fear and anxiety, and command hallucinations in psychosis.
A timely philosophical treatment of the current wave of international terrorism and armed conflicts around the world, this title explores the ethical significance of September 11, and its aftermath. It asks whether the "just war" theory is adequate for evaluating and then regulating contemporary conflicts.
Wars of national secession and ethnic cleansing, based on the claims of supposedly distinct racial, ethnic, cultural, and national identities, have disfigured recent years. Probing the roots of these conflicts, this book provides the survey of the range of political theories of ethnicity and nationalism.