Critical Theory Products

  • Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Subjectivity and the Political

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Gavin Rae, Emma Ingala

    Despite, or quite possibly because of, the structuralist, post-structuralist, and deconstructionist critiques of subjectivity, master signifiers, and political foundations, contemporary philosophy has been marked by a resurgence in interest in questions of subjectivity and the political. Guided by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Biopolitics

    By Catherine Mills

    The concept of biopolitics has been one of the most important and widely used in recent years in disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. In Biopolitics, Mills provides a wide-ranging and insightful introduction to the field of biopolitical studies. The first part of the book provides…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Imagination and the Imaginary

    By Kathleen Lennon

    The concept of the imaginary is pervasive within contemporary thought, yet can be a baffling and often controversial term. In Imagination and the Imaginary, Kathleen Lennon explores the links between imagination - regarded as the faculty of creating images or forms - and the imaginary, which links…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Feminism and Critical Realism

    Exchanges, challenges, synergies

    Edited by Lena Gunnarsson, Angela Martinez Dy, Michiel van Ingen

    This book marks a pivotal moment in the intensifying dialogue between the philosophical approach of critical realism and the fields of feminist theory and gender research. During the last three decades, these fields have been decisively influenced by poststructuralist perspectives. As such…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    Edited by David Goldblatt, Lee B Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Trust in the World

    A Philosophy of Film

    By Josef Früchtl

    This book examines the theory, originally raised in Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy of film, that cinema has the power to restore our trust in the world. Früchtl demonstrates that cinema does this in three main ways: by restoring our belief in the absurd, in the body and in a sceptical abstention from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

    By Various

    This 11-volume set reissues a host of classic titles on Continental Philosophy. Written by leading scholars in the field, they form an essential reference resource that tackles philosophers and subjects such as Deleuze, Derrida, hermeneutics and phenomenology.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Hermeneutic Philosophy and the Sociology of Art

    An Approach to Some of the Epistemological Problems of the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Art and Literature

    By Janet Wolff

    This book, first published in 1975, is an examination of the theoretical foundation of the sociology of art and literature and an in-depth study in the sociology of knowledge. In discussing and clarifying some of the important philosophical issues in this field, the constant underlying reference is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Postmodernism

    Philosophy and the Arts

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This book, first published in 1990, addresses the broad cultural phenomenon that is postmodernism. The first part of the book raises some general theoretical questions about postmodernism – its language and its politics, for example. The second section attends to particular ‘sites’, namely the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy

    Edited by Constantin V. Boundas, Dorothea Olkowski

    This collection, first published in 1994, contains thirteen critical essays by established scholars from the fields of philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, politics, and sociology, and a new essay by Deleuze himself. That the contributors are from a variety of fields indicates the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

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