Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • Social Welfare: Why and How? book cover

    Social Welfare: Why and How?

    1st Edition

    By Noel W Timms

    Originally published in 1980, Social Welfare: Why and How? is a collection of papers contributing to the subject of welfare philosophy, and to philosophising about and doing welfare. It advances emerging arguments concerning the growth grounds and uses of social welfare. The book is divided into…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Talking About Welfare: Readings in Philosophy book cover

    Talking About Welfare

    Readings in Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noel W Timms, David Watson

    Originally published in 1976 Talking About Welfare is a collection of essays providing a general survey of the problems facing social welfare. The book introduces a number of philosophers, social workers and social administrators, concentrating on problems in describing a general philosophical…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Postmodern Criminology book cover

    Postmodern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Originally published in 1997. The use of postmodern criminology’s conceptual tools offers the potential for the development of a better understanding of the various configurations of repressive forces and directions for social change. This excellent text introduces the reader to the core ideas…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

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

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Downes

    Biologists, climate scientists and economists all rely on models to move their work forward. In this book, Stephen M. Downes explores the use of models in these and other fields to introduce readers to the various philosophical issues that arise in scientific modeling. Readers learn that paying…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
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  • Reason and Nature: An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method book cover

    Reason and Nature

    An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method, 1st Edition

    By Morris R. Cohen

    First published in 1931, this volume represents the culmination of twenty years’ of the study on the principles of science. Noticing a widespread craving for philosophical light at a time of scant such offerings, Morris R. Cohen aimed to demonstrate here the fundamental and ancient connection…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Darkened Enlightenment: The Deterioration of Democracy, Human Rights, and Rational Thought in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Darkened Enlightenment

    The Deterioration of Democracy, Human Rights, and Rational Thought in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Tim Delaney

    The premise of Darkened Enlightenment is to highlight the fact that there currently exist a number of socio-political forces that have the design, or ultimate consequence, of trying to extinguish the light of reason and rationality. The book presents a critique of modernity and provides a…

    Paperback – 2020-06-08 
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  • The Question of Artificial Intelligence: Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    The Question of Artificial Intelligence

    Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Bloomfield

    Originally published in 1987 when Artificial Intelligence (AI) was one of the most hotly debated subjects of the moment; there was widespread feeling that it was a field whose ‘time had come’, that intelligent machines lay ‘just around the corner’. Moreover, with the onset of the revolution in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

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

    Shaping Entrepreneurship Research

    Made, as Well as Found, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saras D. Sarasvathy, Nicholas Dew, Sankaran Venkataraman

    Shaping Entrepreneurship Research: Made, as Well as Found is a collection of readings designed to support entrepreneurship research. Focused on a worldview in which the future is open-ended and shapeable through human action – i.e. “made”, this collection reframes entrepreneurship as a science of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-29 
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  • The Societal Impact of Technology book cover

    The Societal Impact of Technology

    1st Edition

    By Savvas A. Katsikides

    Published in 1998. This text is concerned with research issues within the context of the emerging information age. The book draws together research which is devoted to key questions examining the relationship between the various and widely discussed developments of technological systems and their…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Philosophy and Teacher Education: A Reinterpretation of Donald A.Schon's Epistemology of Reflective Practice book cover

    Philosophy and Teacher Education

    A Reinterpretation of Donald A.Schon's Epistemology of Reflective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Newman

    Published in 1999, this text sets out to give a reinterpretation of Schon's work. It breaks new ground by looking systematically at the entirety of his writings, by identifying critical difficulties with Schon's work, and by subjecting his work to reinterpretation.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
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    Routledge Revivals

  • On Social Evolution: Phenomenon and Paradigm book cover

    On Social Evolution

    Phenomenon and Paradigm, 1st Edition

    By Shiping Tang

    Tang provides a coherent and systematic exploration of social evolution as a phenomenon and as a paradigm. He critically builds on existing discussions on social evolution, while drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including archaeology, evolutionary anthropology, sociology, economics,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09
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  • Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994): Constructing the Future book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994)

    Constructing the Future, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Harris

    Originally published in 1994, Teachers: Constructing a Future is designed for teachers, as well as those interested in the future of schooling and education. The book draws on sociological analysis, philosophical insights and aspects of political economy to examine the changing and developing role…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
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    Routledge Revivals

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