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  • What If?: Thought Experimentation in Philosophy book cover

    What If?

    Thought Experimentation in Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Rescher

    Thought experimentation has been a staple of philosophical methodology since classical antiquity, when Xenophanes of Colophon speculated that if horses had gods, they would be equine in form. Nicholas Rescher's What If? undertakes a systematic survey of the role and utility of thought experiments…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Death, Bereavement, and Mourning book cover

    Death, Bereavement, and Mourning

    1st Edition

    By Samuel C. Heilman

    An encounter with the death of another is often an occasion when the bereaved need to be sustained in their loss, relieved of the anxiety that the meeting with death engenders, and comforted in their grief. It is a time when those left behind often seek to redress wrongs in themselves or in the…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Fairness book cover

    Fairness

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Rescher

    In theory and practice, the notion of fairness is far from simple. The principle is often elusive and subject to confusion, even in institutions of law, usage, and custom. In Fairness, Nicholas Rescher aims to liberate this concept from misunderstandings by showing how its definitive…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Economics as an Evolutionary Science: From Utility to Fitness book cover

    Economics as an Evolutionary Science

    From Utility to Fitness, 1st Edition

    By Anna Sachko Gandolfi

    Economics is traditionally taken to be the social science concerned with the production, consumption, exchange, and distribution of wealth and commodities. Economists carefully track the comings and goings of the human household, whether written small (microeconomics) or large (macroeconomics) and…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Ethical Theory and Social Change book cover

    Ethical Theory and Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Abraham Edel

    John Dewey was unique among American philosophers in his insistence that the events, the social structure, the beliefs and attitudes of a period, its models of science and human history, all have some constitutive role in its philosophical theory. This belief is amply demonstrated in Dewey's own…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Crime and Social Organization book cover

    Crime and Social Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elin Waring, David Weisburd

    This tenth volume in the Advances in Criminological Theory series is dedicated to the work of Albert J. Reiss, Jr. It focuses on the relationship between crime and social organization that is so central to his work. This focus rejects a view of crime solely as the action of atomistic individuals…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Economic Pivot in a Political Context book cover

    The Economic Pivot in a Political Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jr. Wolf

    "When all too many so-called experts see things as they wish they were, Charles Wolf analyze facts to provide genuine insights into the past, present and future. This makes him an invaluable source for anyone who seeks to understand economic, political and security issues and trends."--Karen…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Covenant and Civil Society: Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy book cover

    Covenant and Civil Society

    Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Elazar

    The essence of the covenant tradition is the idea of human beings freely associating for common purposes through pacts of mutual commitment. In the political realm, the idea of covenant has been particularly influential in frontierlands. Reinformed by the idea of the federated commonwealth that…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Dicaearchus of Messana: Volume 10 book cover

    Dicaearchus of Messana

    Volume 10, 1st Edition

    By Eckart Schütrumpf

    Dicaearchus of Messana (fl. c. 320 b.c.) was a peripatetic philosopher. Like Theophrastus of Eresus, he was a pupil of Aristotle. Dicaearchus's life is not well documented. There is no biography by Diogenes Laertius, and what the Suda offers is meager. However, it can be ascertained that a close…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities

  • European Integration and Health Policy: The Artful Dance of Economics and History book cover

    European Integration and Health Policy

    The Artful Dance of Economics and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Panos Minogiannis

    The impact of European integration on diverse national social policies is still largely unknown. While policy decision making remains at the country level, there is a strong possibility that indirectly, as a result of ideological imperatives and financial constraints, policies will change. National…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Elections in Israel 2003 book cover

    The Elections in Israel 2003

    1st Edition

    By Michal Shamir

    The Elections in Israel--2003 brings together leading Israeli and North American social scientists and their state-of-the-art, in-depth analysis of the 2003 Israeli national elections. These elections returned Ariel Sharon and the Likud to power amid one of the bloodiest rounds of conflict between…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Evaluation: Seeking Truth or Power? book cover

    Evaluation

    Seeking Truth or Power?, 1st Edition

    By Jan-Eric Furubo

    Evaluation has come of age. Today most social and political observers would have difficulty imagining a society where evaluation is not a fixture of daily life, from individual programs to local authorities to parliamentary committees. While university researchers, grant makers and public servants…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

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