Critical Thinking Products

  • Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

    1st Edition

    By Ian Jackson

    The eighteenth-century philosopher Immanuel Kant is as daunting as he is influential: widely considered to be not only one of the most challenging thinkers of all time, but also one of the most important. His Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason takes on two of his central preoccupations –…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Symposium

    1st Edition

    By Richard Ellis, Simon Ravenscroft

    Plato’s Symposium, composed in the early fourth century BC, demonstrates how powerful the skills of reasoning and evaluation can be. Known to philosophers for its seminal discussion of the relationship of love to knowledge, it is also a classic text for demonstrating the two critical thinking…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
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  • Philosophical Investigations

    1st Edition

    By Michael O' Sullivan

    Many still consider Ludwig Wittgenstein’s 1953 Philosophical Investigations to be one of the breakthrough works of twentieth-century philosophy. The book sets out a radically new conception of philosophy itself, and demonstrates all the attributes of a fine analytical mind. Taking an argument from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Competitive Strategy

    Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance, 1st Edition

    By Pádraig Belton

    Michael E. Porter’s 1980 book Competitive Strategy is a fine example of critical thinking skills in action. Porter used his strong evaluative skills to overturn much of the accepted wisdom in the world of business. By exploring the strengths and weaknesses of the accepted argument that the best…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Abolition of Man

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Jackson, Brittany Pheiffer Noble

    C.S. Lewis’s 1943 The Abolition of Man is a set of three essays that encapsulate some of the most important elements of good critical thinking. Lewis considers a weighty topic, moral philosophy – and more precisely how we teach it, and where morality comes from. As critics and enthusiasts for Lewis…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Liquidated

    An Ethnography of Wall Street, 1st Edition

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    Liquidated is a work of anthropology that treats an unusual, despised subculture – that of the Wall Street banker – much as anthropologists have traditionally treated remote ‘savage’ tribes. But using the techniques of ethnography, including interviews, analysis of daily lives, and fieldwork to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Iran

    A People Interrupted, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Gibson

    Hamid Dabashi’s 2007 Iran: A People Interrupted is simultaneously subtle, passionate, polarizing and polemical. A concise account of Iranian history from the early 19th-century onward, Dabashi’s book uses his incisive analytical skills as a basis for creating a persuasive argument against the views…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Modern Moral Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Jonny Blamey, Jon W. Thompson

    Elizabeth Anscombe’s 1958 essay “Modern Moral Philosophy” is a cutting intervention in modern philosophy that shows the full power of good evaluative and analytical critical thinking skills. Though only 16 pages long, Anscombe’s paper set out to do nothing less than reform the entire field of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Enquiry for Human Understanding

    1st Edition

    By Michael O'Sullivan

    David Hume’s 1748 Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a modern philosophical classic that helped reshape epistemology – the philosophy of knowledge. It is also a classic of the critical thinking skills of analysis and reasoning. Analysis is all about understanding how arguments work and fit…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
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    The Macat Library

  • The Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Sahar Aurore Saeidnia, Anthony Lang

    Hannah Arendt’s 1958 The Human Condition was an impassioned philosophical reconsideration of the goals of being human. In its arguments about the kind of lives we should lead and the political engagement we should strive for, Arendt’s interpretative skills come to the fore, in a brilliant display…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
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    The Macat Library

  • Debt

    The First 5000 Years, 1st Edition

    By Sulaiman Hakemy

    Debt is one of the great subjects of our day, and understanding the way that it not only fuels economic growth, but can also be used as a means of generating profit and exerting control, is central to grasping the way in which our society really works. David Graeber's contribution to this debate…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Meditations

    1st Edition

    By James Orr

    Despite being written between 170 and 180, Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations often resonates with modern readers because of its remarkable resemblance to a self-help book. Written as a series of personal notes in the last decade of his reign as Roman emperor, the meditations were never intended for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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