Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • Ethics in Governance in India book cover

    Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
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  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics book cover

    Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
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  • Studies in Applied Economics book cover

    Studies in Applied Economics

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-06 
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  • History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other: A Levinasian View on the Writing of History book cover

    History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other

    A Levinasian View on the Writing of History, 1st Edition

    By Anton Froeyman

    This book introduces a new way of looking at the writing of history. Rather than as the production of knowledge or the telling of stories, it sees writing history as an ethical, existential and emotional engagement with the people from the past. The conceptual and philosophical basis for this view…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
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  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
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  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
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  • A Hundred Years of Phenomenology: Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition book cover

    A Hundred Years of Phenomenology

    Perspectives on a Philosophical Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Small

    This title was first published in 2001. This collection of new essays on phenomenological themes reviews aspects of the philosophical movement which began with the publication in 1900-01 of Edmund Husserl's path-breaking Logical Investigations. A broad survey of phenomenology is particularly timely…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Unequivocal Justice book cover

    Unequivocal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Freiman

    Unequivocal Justice challenges the prevailing view within political philosophy that broadly free market regimes are inconsistent with the basic principles of liberal egalitarian justice. Freiman argues that the liberal egalitarian rejection of free market regimes rests on a crucial methodological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences book cover

    Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Risjord

    Normativity and Naturalism in the Social Sciences engages with a central debate within the philosophy of social science: whether social scientific explanation necessitates an appeal to norms, and if so, whether appeals to normativity can be rendered "scientific." This collection brings together…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Constitution of Social Practices book cover

    The Constitution of Social Practices

    1st Edition

    By Kevin McMillan

    Practices – specific, recurrent types of human action and activity – are perhaps the most fundamental "building blocks" of social reality. This book argues that the detailed empirical study of practices is essential to effective social-scientific inquiry. It develops a philosophical infrastructure…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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    Philosophy and Method in the Social Sciences

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

    Revival: Marx, Methodology and Science (2001)

    Marx's Science of Politics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-29
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    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-25
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    Routledge Revivals

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