Philosophy: Critical Thinking

  • How Do You Know?: The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy book cover

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy

    By J.M. Beach

    This book defines the concept and practices of literacy through a discussion of knowledge, information media, culture, subjectivity, science, communication, and politics. Examining the ways in which the spread of literacy and education have caused culture wars in pluralist societies since the 16th…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman book cover

    Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Media and Moral Education: A Philosophy of Critical Engagement book cover

    Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die book cover

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench: Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic book cover

    Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Vulnerability book cover

    The Politics of Vulnerability

    Edited by Estelle Ferrarese

    Vulnerability is a concept with fleeting contours as much it is an idea with assured academic success. In the United States, torturable, "mutilatable," and killable bodies are a wide topic of discussion, especially after September 11 and the ensuing bellicosity. In Europe, current reflection on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism book cover

    The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    By Erika Cudworth, Stephen Hobden

    This is the first book to make the argument for an emancipatory project from within a posthuman framework. Responding to critics, Cudworth and Hobden argue that while some posthumanisms may be less critical, it is possible to develop a political programme from a posthuman perspective. Cudworth and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Strange Gods: Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law book cover

    Strange Gods

    Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • The New Critical Thinking: An Empirically Informed Introduction book cover

    The New Critical Thinking

    An Empirically Informed Introduction

    By Jack Lyons, Barry Ward

    Why is it so hard to learn critical thinking skills? Traditional textbooks focus almost exclusively on logic and fallacious reasoning, ignoring two crucial problems. As psychologists have demonstrated recently, many of our mistakes are not caused by formal reasoning gone awry, but by our…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”: At the Limits of Metaphysics book cover

    Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”

    At the Limits of Metaphysics

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness book cover

    An Image of Africa

    Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

    By Clare Clarke, Lindsay Scorgie-Porter

    Few works of scholarship have so comprehensively recast an existing debate as Chinua Achebe’s essay on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Achebe – a highly distinguished Nigerian novelist and university teacher – looked with fresh eyes at a novel that was set in Africa, but in which Africans appear…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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