Philosophy: Critical Thinking

  • Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective book cover

    Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society

    By Stavit Sinai

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Political Philosophy of Human Life book cover

    The Political Philosophy of Human Life

    By Piergiorgio Donatelli

    This book addresses the notion of ‘human life’ that lies at the foundation of contemporary thinking in the areas of law, politics and ethics. Centrally, it engages the deep divide, characteristic of this thinking, between: on the one hand, those who wish to do away with any anthropological…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance book cover

    Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Thinking Critically about Research: A Step by Step Approach book cover

    Thinking Critically about Research

    A Step by Step Approach

    By Jane Ogden

    We live in an age of unprecedented access to information. The last decade has seen an exponential growth in data and material available, often at the touch of a button. However, this has also made it harder to discern between fact and fiction. What is real and what is fake? What should we believe…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture book cover

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz (1926 – 2000) and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • A Philosophy of Autobiography: Body & Text book cover

    A Philosophy of Autobiography

    Body & Text

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This book offers intimate readings of a diverse range of global autobiographical literature with an emphasis on the (re)presentation of the physical body. The twelve texts presented here include philosophical autobiography (Nietzsche), autobiographies of self-experimentation (Gandhi and Mishima),…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge India

  • A Preface to Logic (1946) book cover

    A Preface to Logic (1946)

    By Morris R. Cohen

    Published in 1946, this volume does not purpose to be a treatise on logic. The author’s contributions to the substance of logical doctrine have been made in his other works. What he has attempted in the studies that form this volume is an exploration of the periphery of logic, the relation of logic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reframing Institutional Logics: Substance, Practice and History book cover

    Reframing Institutional Logics

    Substance, Practice and History

    By Alistair Mutch

    How are we to characterise the context in which organisations operate? The notion that organisational activity is shaped by institutional logics has been influential but it presents a number of problems. The criteria by which institutions are identified, the conflation of institutions with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Ethics and Economic Theory book cover

    Ethics and Economic Theory

    By Khalid Mir

    This book takes a multi-disciplinary critique of economics’ first principles: the fundamental and inter-related structuring assumptions that underlie the neo-classical paradigm. These assumptions, that economic agents are rational, self-interested individuals, continue to influence the teaching of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Negativity and Democracy: Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition book cover

    Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture—that is, the logic of the capitalist system—is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason book cover

    Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason, 2nd Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

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