1st Edition

Praxiological Essays Texts and Contexts

Edited By Wojciech W. Gasparski Copyright 2018
    206 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    206 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The 25th volume in the series Praxiology: The International Annual of Practical Philosophy and Methodology brings a praxiological perspective to current issues facing our society. In sixteen brand-new essays, a team of international scholars expands praxiology beyond the borders of its historically philosophical application and uses it to address real-world problems in a variety of fields. The volume outlines new approaches and reflections on traditional praxiological method, and then applies these developments as tools in fields as diverse as ethics, psychology, sociology, economics, management, and entrepreneurship. Grounded in the tradition of the Polish praxiologist Tadeusz Kotarbiński (1886-1981), the 25th volume, entitled Praxiological Essays: Texts and Contexts, highlights the rich mosaic of issues perceived in the practice of human action, and carries a tradition of Praxiological inquiry forward into our contemporary philosophy, methodology, and social sciences.

    Editorial, Wojciech W. Gasparski 

    1. Trouble with Success: The Problem of Effectiveness in Praxiology, Timo Airaksinen
    2. Social and Psychological Aspects of Rare Acts, Victor Alexandre
    3. Praxiological Implications for Modern Start-Ups, Marek Arszułowicz
    4. From Behavioral Economics to Economics of Identity: Forging an Economic Praxiology, Jérôme Ballet and Emmanuel Petit
    5. Aspects of Human Action, David Botham
    6. The Praxiology of Collective Leadership, Joanne B. Ciulla
    7. Old and New Perspectives on Economic Systems, Georges Enderle
    8. Tadeusz Kotarbiński’s Typology of Economisation Measures and Its Relevance for Modern Management Science, Krzysztof Klincewicz
    9. Hatred – A Challenge to Contemporary Collective Identity, Olli Loukola
    10. Kotarbiński’s Praxiology and the Analytic Action Theory, Piotr Tomasz Makowski
    11. New Areas of Research in Praxiology, Piotr Masiukiewicz
    12. The Praxiological Lifeworlds and the Design Universes, Tufan Orel
    13. Praxiological Reflections: Introductory Remarks, Gunnar Skirbekk
    14. Praxiology: A New Approach, Mirosław Sułek
    15. Ethical Measure of Authorship by Tadeusz Kotarbiński’s Conception of Action, Andrzej Sztylka
    16. Market Fundamentalism versus Responsible Economizing, Laszlo Zsolnai

     Notes about the Authors and Editors


    Wojciech W. Gasparski is professor emeritus of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences and Chair in Business Ethics at Koźmiński University, Warsaw, Poland.