Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy

    By Julian Muller

    In a discipline such as political philosophy, disagreement about facts and norms is seen as a problem not only of pure theory, but also as a predicament that fundamentally endangers the stability of society. Not surprisingly, then, philosophers regard the pervasive political disagreements in modern…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Entrepreneurship: A Philosophical Investigation book cover


    A Philosophical Investigation

    By Daniel Hjorth, Robin Holt

    Entrepreneurship: A Philosophical Investigation is ground-breaking in the sense that it is the first attempt in the discipline at developing a philosophy of entrepreneurship. It builds on a curious sympathy between entrepreneurship and philosophy: whereas philosophy takes thinking to the limit of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports book cover

    Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Ethics and Sport

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan: Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan book cover

    Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Environment and the Arts: Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics book cover

    Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • Examining Injustice: Foundational, Structural and Epistemic Issues book cover

    Examining Injustice

    Foundational, Structural and Epistemic Issues

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel

    The past several decades have witnessed a surge in critiques of justice theory by gender, race, disability, post-colonial, non-Western, and other anti-oppression theorists. These theorists tend to reject ideal theory and instead engage in ‘theorizing’ that takes the details of people’s lives to be…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 

  • A Contemporary Historiography of Economics book cover

    A Contemporary Historiography of Economics

    Edited by Till Düppe, E. Roy Weintraub

    In recent years, the focus of historians of economic thought has changed to also include the ideas and practices of contemporary economists. This has opened up new questions regarding the utilization of sources, choice of method, narrative styles, and ethical issues, as well as a new awareness of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Spirits of Capitalism: Redeeming the Organizational Soul book cover

    The Spirits of Capitalism

    Redeeming the Organizational Soul

    By Edward Wray-Bliss

    In recent managerial writings, what has been under theorised is the increasing use of non-secular, religious concepts and discourses to legitimise leadership, organisation and work. Concepts such as organisational soul, spiritual leadership, a wider deification (and demonization) of leadership, the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the Philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Economics, Ethics and Power: From Behavioural Rules to Global Structures book cover

    Economics, Ethics and Power

    From Behavioural Rules to Global Structures

    By Hasse Ekstedt

    Economic theory in its neoclassical form is sometimes regarded as free from values; it is simply the theory of economic exchange. This can only hold true if we accept the idea of "Homo Economicus" and the equilibrium economy. But in the real world, away from neoclassical models, there is no…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Individual and the Other in Economic Thought: An Introduction book cover

    The Individual and the Other in Economic Thought

    An Introduction

    Edited by Ragip Ege, Herrade Igersheim

    The Philosophy of Economics primarily considers the economic agent as a moral subject. Economics, however, has long overlooked the agent’s moral—that is to say, reasonable—dimension, to focus instead on the strictly rational. This volume seeks to address this neglected topic through exploring the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

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