Critical Thinking Products

  • Conversations About Reflexivity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret S. Archer

    " Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle or trivial internal conversations. Focussing fully…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Politics of Imagination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Bottici, Benoît Challand

    The Politics of Imagination offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the contemporary relationship between politics and the imagination. What role does our capacity to form images play in politics? And can we define politics as a struggle for people’s imagination? As a result of the increasingly…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law

    1st Edition

    By Edward Mussawir

    Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law explores an affinity between the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and jurisprudence as a tradition of technical legal thought. The author addresses and reopens a central aesthetic problem in jurisprudence: the difference between the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Relational Sociology

    A New Paradigm for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Pierpaolo Donati

    ‘Simultaneous invention’ has become commonplace in the natural sciences, but is still virtually unknown within the sphere of social science. The convergence of two highly compatible versions of Critical Realism from two independent sources is a striking exception. Pierpaolo Donati’s Relational…

    Paperback – 2012-01-20
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Kellogg

    Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida’s reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political categories and representations are always, in fact, partial and exclusive, among…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge

  • Against the Spiritual Turn

    Marxism, Realism, and Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sean Creaven

    The argument presented in this book is that the recent ‘spiritual’ trajectory of Roy Bhaskar’s work, upon which he first embarked with the publication of his From East to West, undermines the fundamental achievements of his earlier work. The problem with Bhaskar’s new philosophical system (…

    Paperback – 2011-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • A Philosophical History of German Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frédéric Vandenberghe

    A Philosophical History of German Sociology presents a systematic reconstruction of critical theory, from the founding fathers of sociology (Marx, Simmel, Weber) via Lukács to the Frankfurt School (Horkheimer, Adorno, Habermas). Through an in depth analysis of the theories of alienation,…

    Paperback – 2009-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Winch

    The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Contributions to Social Ontology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Lawson, John Spiro Latsis, Nuno Miguel Ornelas Martins

    Recent years have seen a dramatic re-emergence of interest in ontology. From philosophy and social sciences to artificial intelligence and computer science, ontology is gaining interdisciplinary influence as a  popular tool for applied research. Contributions to Social Ontology focuses…

    Paperback – 2007-05-08
    Routledge

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