Critical Thinking Products

  • Secret Subversion I

    Mou Zongsan, Kant, and Early Confucianism, 1st Edition

    By Tang Wenming

    Mou Zongsan (1909-1995), one of the representatives of Modern Confucianism, belongs to the most important Chinese philosophers in the 20th century. From a more traditional Confucian perspective, this book makes a critical analysis on Mou’s "moral metaphysics", mainly his thoughts about Confucian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures

    Phase Spaces and Generative Domains, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Paredes Maldonado

    Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures traces productive intersections between architecture and the discourses of Post-Structuralism and New Materialism. It investigates how their unique ‘ontological regimes’ can be mobilised to supersede the classical framework that still informs both the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    By Spiros Gangas

    Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach connects normative strands of sociological theory to the fusion of ethics and economics proposed by Amartya Sen’s and Martha Nussbaum’s capability approach. Spanning classical (Hegel, Marx, Durkheim, Scheler, Weber) and contemporary debates (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Moments of Rupture: The Importance of Affect in Medical Education and Surgical Training

    Perspectives from Professional Learning and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By A. O. Mahendran

    Surgery is a craft specialty: ‘doing’ in response to what is seen, felt and anticipated.  The potent odours and the raw images of flesh, elicit strong sensations and responses in the here-and-now or ‘thisness’ (haecceities) of practice. These experiences, trigger a world of affects and senses that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Tagore, Einstein and the Nature of Reality

    Literary and Philosophical Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Partha Ghose

    This volume consists of a selection of scholarly essays from literature, philosophy and history on the conception of reality as understood by Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein. The nature of reality has been a long-debated issue among scientists and philosophers. Tagore (1861–1941) met…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Religious Education from a Critical Realist Perspective

    Sensus Fidei and Critical Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Johnny C. Go

    This book examines the possibility and necessity of critical thinking in religious education through the lenses of critical realism and the Christian doctrine of sensus fidei (‘sense of faith’). Drawing on Bhaskar’s original critical realism and data from a survey of over a thousand teachers in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • A Philosophy of Autobiography

    Body & Text, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This book offers intimate readings of a diverse range of global autobiographical literature with an emphasis on the (re)presentation of the physical body. The twelve texts discussed here include philosophical autobiography (Nietzsche), autobiographies of self-experimentation (Gandhi, Mishima,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy

    Care, Place and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Auret

    Christian Norberg-Schulz’s Interpretation of Heidegger’s Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned Norwegian architectural theorist Christian Norberg-Schulz and considers his architectural interpretation of the writings of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Though…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reframing Institutional Logics

    Substance, Practice and History, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Mutch

    How are we to characterise the context in which organisations operate? The notion that organisational activity is shaped by institutional logics has been influential but it presents a number of problems. The criteria by which institutions are identified, the conflation of institutions with…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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