Critical Thinking Products

  • The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogues, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings

    Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Plato’s Labyrinth

    Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues

    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 – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge India

  • A Theory of Moral Education

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

    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

    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 – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

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