Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals): An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography book cover

    Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism

    Edited by Kalle Grill, Jason Hanna

    While paternalism has been a long-standing philosophical issue, it has recently received renewed attention among scholars and the general public. The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption: Contested Values, Morality and Ethics book cover

    Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book explores how tourism co-opts, constructs, and distorts animal identities. In the context of ever-increasing mobility, the continued loss of biodiversity, and climate change, the ethics of eating animals will continue to be a critical topic for consideration. This book explores a range of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • The Foundations of Political Economy and Social Reform: Economy and Society in Eighteenth Century France book cover

    The Foundations of Political Economy and Social Reform

    Economy and Society in Eighteenth Century France

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki, Yusuke Ando

    This book brings together leading contributors to explore the development of political economy in eighteenth century France from an interdisciplinary perspective, in particular the ideas for social reform proposed before the Revolution. Political economy in the Eighteenth century encompassed not…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Liberal Arts of Management: A Toolkit for Today's Leaders book cover

    Liberal Arts of Management

    A Toolkit for Today's Leaders

    By James Maroosis

    This book analyzes and elucidates the view that the purpose of the liberal arts is to offer leadership training and guidelines for success. This professional or managerial tradition of the liberal arts is discussed historically, revisiting three central claims purported by the Ancients to make the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Humanism: On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge book cover

    Pragmatic Humanism

    On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge

    By Marcus Morgan

    Is sociology best understood as simply chipping away at our ignorance about society, or does it have broader roles and responsibilities? If so, to what—or perhaps to whom—are these responsibilities? Installing humanity as its epistemological and normative start and endpoint, this book shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Traditions of Systems Theory: Major Figures and Contemporary Developments book cover

    Traditions of Systems Theory

    Major Figures and Contemporary Developments

    Edited by Darrell Arnold

    The term ‘systems theory’ is used to characterize a set of disparate yet related approaches to fields as varied as information theory, cybernetics, biology, sociology, history, literature, and philosophy. What unites each of these traditions of systems theory is a shared focus on general features…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism

    Edited by Juha Saatsi

    Scientific realism is a central, long-standing, and hotly debated topic in philosophy of science. Debates about scientific realism concern the very nature and extent of scientific knowledge and progress. Scientific realists defend a positive epistemic attitude towards our best theories and models,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State book cover

    Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Social Generativity: A Relational Paradigm for Social Change book cover

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Models, Simulations, and Representations book cover

    Models, Simulations, and Representations

    Edited by Paul Humphreys, Cyrille Imbert

    Although scientific models and simulations differ in numerous ways, they are similar in so far as they are posing essentially philosophical problems about the nature of representation. This collection is designed to bring together some of the best work on the nature of representation being done by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Pragmatic Encounters book cover

    Pragmatic Encounters

    By Richard J. Bernstein

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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