Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • 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

    Models of Communication offers a timely reassessment of the significance of modelling in media and communication studies. From a rich variety of different perspectives, the collected essays explore the past, present, and future uses of communication models, in ordinary discourses concerning…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Foundations and Practice of Research: Adventures with Dooyeweerd's Philosophy book cover

    Foundations and Practice of Research

    Adventures with Dooyeweerd's Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Basden

    Many of the issues on which meaningful research is founded are seldom discussed; for example, the role of everyday experience, diversity and coherence of meaning in the world, the meaningfulness and wider mandate of research, the very nature and validity of theoretical thought, and the deep…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Plant Ethics: Concepts and Applications book cover

    Plant Ethics

    Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Kallhoff, Marcello Di Paola, Maria Schörgenhumer

    Large parts of our world are filled with plants, and human life depends on, interacts with, affects and is affected by plant life in various ways. Yet plants have not received nearly as much attention from philosophers and ethicists as they deserve. In environmental philosophy, plants are often…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Reading Autoethnography: Reflections on Justice and Love book cover

    Reading Autoethnography

    Reflections on Justice and Love, 1st Edition

    By James M. Salvo

    Reading Autoethnography situates autoethnographic insights within the context of two fundamental concerns of critical qualitative inquiry: justice and love. Through philosophical engagement, it gives close readings of written passages taken from leading autoethnographers and frames the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • The Aesthetics of History book cover

    The Aesthetics of History

    1st Edition

    By Alun Munslow

    This book offers an understanding and analysis of the aesthetics of historying through the specific concepts and process of the fabricated, factitious, factional, factious, factitive, factive, factualist, fictitious, fictive and the figurative. These concepts create the(ir) connection(s) between "…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures book cover

    Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 

  • Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Lee McIntyre

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods, and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg and Lee McIntyre’s updated and substantially revised fourth edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving lucid explanations with clear analyses,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The African Other: Philosophy, Justice and the Self book cover

    The African Other

    Philosophy, Justice and the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abraham Olivier

    This book provides a much-needed philosophical response to the recurrent postcolonial call to uproot the prevalent workings of the colonial regime, with a close focus on the African context. It addresses a range of questions concerning the othering of Africans in the postcolonial context,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 

  • Justice and Egalitarianism: Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice book cover

    Justice and Egalitarianism

    Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Michael Quinn

    First published in 1991. This study is a critical survey of substantive egalitarian theories of justice, that is to say, various theories containing principles for the distribution of social resources which, it is argued, base themselves on a fundamental principle of equality. This title will be of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • Gramsci's Politics book cover

    Gramsci's Politics

    1st Edition

    By Anne Showstack Sassoon

    First published in 1980. This book analyses Gramsci’s political theory and the consequences of his ideas for the theory of the state and of the political party. Using the new tools of analysis which have been developed in Italy the book presents Gramsci’s political theory as part of the attempt to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • Knowledge and Belief in Politics: The Problem of Ideology book cover

    Knowledge and Belief in Politics

    The Problem of Ideology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Benewick, R. N Berki, Bhikhu Parekh

    First published in 1973. Few concepts in the modern age have created more controversy in the discussion of social, moral, and political issues than that of ideology. Ever since the term was coined by Destutt de Tracy to refer to a scientific study of the origin of ideas, its meaning has undergone a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • J. A. Hobson: A Reader book cover

    J. A. Hobson

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeden

    First published in 1988. This anthology from the major writings of J. A. Hobson helps to establish his reputation as one of the most influential social, economic and political theorists of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. The wide range of his writings makes him essential…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

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