Philosophy: Critical Thinking

  • Why It's OK to be Of Two Minds book cover

    Why It's OK to be Of Two Minds

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Church

    Most of us experience the world through competing perspectives. A job or a religion seems important and fulfilling when looked at in one way; but from a different angle they seem tedious or ridiculous. A friend is obtuse from one point of view, wise from another. Continuing to hold both views at…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • Socratic Questions: New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance book cover

    Socratic Questions

    New Essays on the Philosophy of Socrates and its Significance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry S. Gower, Michael C. Stokes

    This book, first published in 1992, introduces some of Socrates’ problems and some of the problems about him. It seeks at the same time to advance new views, arguments and information on Socrates’ mission, techniques, ethics and later reception. From civil disobedience to ethics, this collection…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socrates, Man and Myth: The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon book cover

    Socrates, Man and Myth

    The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1957, is to make a critical analysis of the controversial Socratic problem. The Socratic issue owes its paramount difficulty not only to the status of available source materials, but also to the diversity of opinion as to the proper use of these…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986): An Examination of Utilitarianism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989): Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Socrates, The Man and His Mission book cover

    Socrates, The Man and His Mission

    1st Edition

    By R. Nicol Cross

    This book, first published in 1914, examines the life of Socrates and his teaching, and also details the world in which he lived, the Greece of the time experiencing a breakdown of authority in religion, morality and society.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Socrates Among His Peers: Three Dialogues book cover

    Socrates Among His Peers

    Three Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Owen Grazebrook

    In this book, first published in 1927, the author presents us with three conversations, fables, that, beautiful in themselves, also have a direct bearing on what is being discussed: Death and the Hereafter; Justice; and the Kingdom of Heaven.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • A Preface to Logic (1946) book cover

    A Preface to Logic (1946)

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Liberia and the Dialectic of Law: Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law book cover

    Liberia and the Dialectic of Law

    Critical Theory, Pluralism, and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Shane Chalmers

    It is the condition of modernity that an institution cannot depend on a god, tradition, or any other transcendental source to secure its foundations, which thereby come to rest upon – or rather in, and through – its subjects. Never wholly separated from its subjects, and yet never identical with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings: Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities book cover

    Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings

    Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit M. Kaiser, Kathrin Thiele

    Diffraction patterns in quantum physics evidence the fact that the behavior of matter is the result of its entanglements with measurement, or as Karen Barad suggests, the entanglement of matter and meaning. In this sense, therefore, phenomena (including texts, cultural agents, or life forms) are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy: Power, Law, and Subjectivity book cover

    Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
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    Law and Politics

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