Philosophy: Critical Thinking

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide book cover

    Critical Thinking

    A Concise Guide, 5th Edition

    By Tracy Bowell, Robert Cowan, Gary Kemp

    We are frequently confronted with arguments. Arguments are attempts to persuade us – to influence our beliefs and actions – by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identification, analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Socrates, The Original and its Images book cover

    Socrates, The Original and its Images

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Blum

    This book, first published in 1978, is a radical approach to the philosophical distinction between Being and beings, in which the life of Socrates is used as the metaphor for the theoretical life, in contrast to the continuous historical interest in that life as an object for biographical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics: Time Out of Joint book cover

    Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Time Out of Joint, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has once again taken centre stage in the academic debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. Despite the fact that time is fundamental to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Arendt, Fanon and Political Violence in Islam book cover

    Arendt, Fanon and Political Violence in Islam

    1st Edition

    By Patrycja Sasnal

    This book looks at contemporary political violence, in the form of jihadism, through the lens of a philosophical polemic between Hannah Arendt and Frantz Fanon: intellectual representatives of the global north and global south. It explores the relationship of Arendt’s thought, mostly as expressed…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”: Desire and Drive in the City book cover

    Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Moments of Rupture: The Importance of Affect in Medical Education and Surgical Training: Perspectives from Professional Learning and Philosophy book cover

    Moments of Rupture: The Importance of Affect in Medical Education and Surgical Training

    Perspectives from Professional Learning and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By A. O. Mahendran

    Surgery is a craft specialty: ‘doing’ in response to what is seen, felt and anticipated.  The potent odours and the raw images of flesh, elicit strong sensations and responses in the here-and-now or ‘thisness’ (haecceities) of practice. These experiences, trigger a world of affects and senses that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well book cover

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well

    1st Edition

    By Robert Gass, John Seiter

    Arguing, Reasoning, and Thinking Well offers an engaging and accessible introduction to argumentation and critical thinking. With a pro-social focus, the volume encourages readers to value civility when engaged in arguing and reasoning. Authors Gass and Seiter, renowned for their friendly writing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Political Philosophy In the Moment: Narratives of Freedom from Plato to Arendt book cover

    Political Philosophy In the Moment

    Narratives of Freedom from Plato to Arendt, 1st Edition

    By Jim Josefson

    Political Philosophy In the Moment uncovers the political power of narrative by both telling and explaining the stories that frame our ability to be "in the moment." In a series of eleven short stories, Jim Josefson presents the history of political philosophy and Hannah Arendt’s alternative, an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

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

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

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