Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj Pedersen, Jeremy Wyatt

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Economic Necessity, Political Contingency and the Limits of Post-Marxism book cover

    Economic Necessity, Political Contingency and the Limits of Post-Marxism

    By Ceren Özselçuk

    Post-Marxism emerged in the 1970s and 80s as a way to retain certain insights from Marxism while disposing of its indefensible and destructive elements, especially the tendency to reduce all social change to the economic base. This book offers a new and critical reading of post-Marxism, arguing…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Revival: Marx, Methodology and Science (2001): Marx's Science of Politics book cover

    Revival: Marx, Methodology and Science (2001)

    Marx's Science of Politics

    By David M. Walker

    This title was first published in 2001. The book aims to give a clear and accessible account of Marx’s method and an assessment of its scientific validity and relevance to contemporary social science; The key methodological themes of Marx’s work and their development are shown with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001): Pre-Reflective Intentionality in the Psychoanalytic View of the Mind book cover

    Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001)

    Pre-Reflective Intentionality in the Psychoanalytic View of the Mind

    By David Snelling

    This title was first published in 2001. Drawing on recent work in the philosophy of psychoanalysis, and on considerations of the nature of psychoanalytic theory itself, this book reveals new possibilities which psychoanalysis offers for an understanding of the mind - more broadly, the subject of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Studies in Applied Economics book cover

    Studies in Applied Economics

    By Léon Walras

    Edited by Jan Van Daal

    Léon Walras (1834-1910) was one of the key thinkers behind the development of marginal utility theory and his introduction of general equilibrium theory is one of the cornerstones of modern economic thought. Now, his seminal work Études d'économie politique appliquée, first published in 1898, is…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism book cover

    Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The protest against meat eating may transpire as one of the most significant movements of our age. In terms of our relations with animals, it is difficult to think of a more urgent moral problem than the fate of billions of animals killed every year for human consumption. This book argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy in Social Work book cover

    Philosophy in Social Work

    Edited by Noel Timms, David Watson

    Originally published in 1978, Philosophy in Social Work is a collection of papers that invites reflective consideration of the philosophical issues arising out of social work. The work stemmed from a series of meetings at the University of Glasgow, designed to encourage philosophers to look at…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • 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 – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy book cover

    Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

    By Mark Notturno

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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