A Concise Guide, 2nd Edition
Attempts to persuade us - to believe something, to do something, to buy something - are everywhere. What is less clear is how to think critically about such attempts and how to distinguish those that are sound arguments. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide is a much needed guide to argument analysis...
Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge
An Integrated Approach
Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. Exploring Environmental Issues provides a key to understanding our potential crisis. The concise, introductory text presents a review of current...
Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge
Vol 1: The Middle Ages (to 1500), 2nd Edition
The paperback edition, in four volumes, of this standard work will make it readily available to students. The scope of the work makes it valuable as a work of reference, connecting one period with another and placing each author clearly in the setting of his time. Reviewing the first edition, The...
Published September 1st 2003 by Routledge
A Concise Guide
Critical Thinking is a much-needed guide to thinking skills and above all to thinking critically for oneself. Through clear discussion, students learn the skills required to tell a good argument from a bad one.Key features include:*jargon-free discussion of key concepts in argumentation*how to...
Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge
There are few living thinkers who have enjoyed the eminence and reown of Jürgen Hamermas. His work has been highly influential not only in philosopy, but also in the fields of politics, sociology and law. This is the first collection dedicated to exploring the connections between his body of work...
Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge
The Approach of Strategic Niche Management
Technological change is a central feature of modern societies and a powerful source for social change. There is an urgent task to direct these new technologies towards sustainability, but society lacks perspectives, instruments and policies to accomplish this. There is no blueprint for a...
Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge
When can a country be said to benefit from free trade?This question has obsessed economists for more than 200 years, and a definitive answer has never been provided. Continuing the influential work begun in The Gains from Trade and the Gains from Aid, (Routledge 1995), Murray Kemp here presents the...
Published August 29th 2001 by Routledge
Series: Clinical Allergy and Immunology
This all-inclusive reference takes a rational approach to the use and interpretation of the most important clinical and laboratory immunology tests available for confirming the presence of immune dysfunction and guiding therapy-including every major allergy test for the first time in a single...
Published February 29th 2000 by CRC Press