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  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein and Heidegger

    Edited by David Egan, Stephen Reynolds, Aaron Wendland

    Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other disciplines, including political science, theology, anthropology, ecology, mathematics,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach

    By Graham McFee

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to…

    Hardback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Objectivity, Empiricism and Truth

    By R. W. Newell

    Originally published in 1986. Wittgenstein, William James, Thomas Kuhn and John Wisdom share an attitude towards problems in the theory of knowledge which is fundamentally in conflict with the empiricist tradition. They encourage the idea that in understanding the central concepts of epistemology –…

    Hardback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

  • Wittgenstein on Thought and Will

    By Roger Teichmann

    This book examines in detail Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ideas on thought, thinking, will and intention, as those ideas developed over his lifetime. It also puts his ideas into context by a comparison both with preceding thinkers and with subsequent ones. The first chapter gives an account of the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • Blind Obedience

    The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy

    By Meredith Williams

    There is considerable debate amongst philosophers as to the basic philosophical problem Wittgenstein is attempting to solve in Philosophical Investigations. In this bold and original work, Meredith Williams argues that it is the problem of "normative similarity". In Blind Obedience Williams…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and Perception

    Edited by Michael Campbell, Michael O'Sullivan

    Throughout his career, Wittgenstein was preoccupied with issues in the philosophy of perception. Despite this, little attention has been paid to this aspect of Wittgenstein's work. This volume redresses this lack, by bringing together an international group of leading philosophers to focus on…

    Hardback – 2015-02-20
    Routledge

  • What's Wrong With Microphysicalism?

    By Andreas Huttemann

    'Microphysicalism', the view that whole objects behave the way they do in virtue of the behaviour of their constituent parts, is an influential contemporary view with a long philosophical and scientific heritage. In What's Wrong With Microphysicalism? Andreas Hüttemann offers a fresh challenge to…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation

    By Beth Savickey

    Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation is one of the first to focus on and provide an original and detailed analysis of Wittgenstein's grammatical investigations. Beth Sarkey offers us new insight into the historical context and influences on method which will help students understand the intricacies…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein, Politics and Human Rights

    By Robin Holt

    Do human rights make sense? They have been central to post-war political life, and our picture of moral self. But this is being eroded, Holt argues, and with it the viability of human rights discourse. The pre-social individual and its mental armoury is being challenged by an increasing awareness…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

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