Philosophy: Critical Thinking

  • Plato’s Labyrinth: Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues book cover

    Plato’s Labyrinth

    Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This original and stimulating study of Plato's Socratic dialogues rereads and reinterprets Plato's writings in terms of their dialogical or dramatic form. Taking inspiration from the techniques of Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Leo Strauss, Aakash Singh Rathore presents the Socratic dialogues as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Meaning of Good: A Dialogue book cover

    The Meaning of Good

    A Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1937, this book presents itself as a philosophic dialogue, starting with the diversity of men’s ideas about Good. In the first part, it considers the creation and criteria of Good and its relation to truth, pleasure and happiness. In the second part, the book examines some kinds…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • The Philosophy of Labour book cover

    The Philosophy of Labour

    1st Edition

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die book cover

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism book cover

    The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Interventions

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

    The New Critical Thinking

    An Empirically Informed Introduction, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

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

    An Image of Africa

    Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness, 1st Edition

    By Clare Clarke

    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

  • Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin book cover

    Bloodlands

    Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, 1st Edition

    By Helen Roche

    A flagbearer for the increasingly fashionable genre of "transnational history," Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands is, first and foremost, a stunning example of the critical thinking skill of evaluation. Snyder's linguistic precocity allows him to cite evidence in 10 languages, putting fresh twists on the…

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

  • Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s book cover

    Everyday Stalinism

    Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s, 1st Edition

    By Victor Petrov, Riley Quinn

    How was the Soviet Union like a soup kitchen? In this important and highly revisionist work, historian Sheila Fitzpatrick explains that a reimagining of the Communist state as a provider of goods for the ‘deserving poor’ can be seen as a powerful metaphor for understanding Soviet life as a whole.…

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

  • Gender and the Politics of History book cover

    Gender and the Politics of History

    1st Edition

    By Pilar Zazueta, Etienne Stockland

    Joan Scott's work has influenced several generations of historians and helped make the topic of gender central to the way in which the discipline is taught and studied today. At root a new way of conceptualizing capitalist societies, Scott's theories suggest that gender is better understood as a…

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

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