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, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Models of Communication: Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches book cover

    Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Complementing earlier efforts to scrutinize the uses of models in the field of media and communication studies, this volume reassesses old perspectives and delineates new theoretical options for communication inquiry. It is the first book to undertake a philosophical investigation of the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Shaping Entrepreneurship Research: Made, as Well as Found book cover

    Shaping Entrepreneurship Research

    Made, as Well as Found, 1st Edition

    By Saras Sarasvathy, Nick Dew, Sankaran Venkataraman

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Football book cover

    The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Postmodern Criminology book cover

    Postmodern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Originally published in 1997. This excellent text first presents postmodern analysis as an integration of discourse analysis and chaos, topology, critical, feminist, and constitutive theory. It then applies it to criminology and law in terms of jailhouse lawyers and lawyering. This important work…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • The Nature of Social Reality: Issues in Social Ontology book cover

    The Nature of Social Reality

    Issues in Social Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Natural Communions book cover

    Natural Communions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History book cover

    Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of Eastern and Western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Why Guattari? A Liberation of Cartographies, Ecologies and Politics book cover

    Why Guattari? A Liberation of Cartographies, Ecologies and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Jellis, Joe Gerlach, John-David Dewsbury

    This book examines Félix Guattari, the French psychoanalyst, philosopher, and radical activist, renowned for an energetic style of thought that cuts across conceptual, political, and institutional spheres. Increasingly recognised as a key figure in his own right, Guattari’s influence in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World: Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science book cover

    Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science — the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue: A Relational Perspective book cover

    Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue

    A Relational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierpaolo Donati, Antonio Malo, Giulio Maspero

    This volume explores the potential of employing a relational paradigm for the purposes of interdisciplinary exchange. Bringing together scholars from the social sciences, philosophy and theology, it seeks to bridge the gap between subject areas by focusing on real phenomena.Although these phenomena…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

10Series in Philosophy of Social Science

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