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  • Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Dialectics in World Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Injustice, Inequality and Ethics

    A Philisophical Introduction to Moral Problems, 1st Edition

    By Robin Barrow

    Abortion, distribution of wealth, civil disobedience, reverse discrimination, sex-role stereotyping, censorship – what does philosophy have to contribute to these practical moral issues? In this important book, first published in 1982, Robin Barrow argues convincingly that the capacity to make fine…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

    1st Edition

    By C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy

    Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Connelly

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Roberto Esposito

    Law, Community and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Peter Langford

    Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political provides a critical legal introduction to this increasingly influential Italian theorist’s work, by focusing on Esposito’s reconceptualisation of the relationship between law, community and the political. The analysis concentrates primarily on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Capitalism, Citizenship and the Arts of Thinking

    A Marxian-Aristotelian Linguistic Account, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Dean

    Capitalism, Citizenship and the Arts of Thinking proposes a historical materialist ethic of human flourishing understood in terms of the practice of citizenship. It focuses on the ways in which capitalism’s necessary mode of thinking – analytical thinking – impedes the nurturing of capabilities for…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Critiquing Sustainability, Changing Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Jenneth Parker

    To increasing numbers of people, sustainability is the key challenge of the twenty-first century. In the many fields where it is a goal, persistent problems obstruct the efforts of those trying to make a difference. The task of this book is to provide an overview of the current state of philosophy…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Law, Psychoanalysis, Society

    Taking the Unconscious Seriously, 1st Edition

    By Maria Aristodemou

    'I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth' we say in a court of law. 'In a court of law, the truth is precisely what we will not say', says Lacan. ‘If God is dead, everything is permitted’, writes Dostoyevsky. ‘If God is dead, everything is prohibited’, responds Lacan.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge

  • Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Israel Scheffler

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education, 1st Edition

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

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