Philosophy of Social Science Products

  • Ethics and Morality in Consumption

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Shaw, Michal Carrington, Andreas Chatzidakis

    Ethical consumerism is on the rise. No longer bound to the counter-cultural fringes, ethical concerns and practices are reaching into the mainstream of society and being adopted by everyday consumers – from considering carbon miles to purchasing free-range eggs to making renewable energy choices.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • John Stuart Mill

    The Politics of Progress

    By Oskar Kurer

    First published in 1991, this book attempts to deal with Mill’s thought as a coherent system and tie some elements of his thoughts together. It seeks to show that he developed a set of ethical principles to underlie government intervention and provide a theory as to how it should intervene — which…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • A Social Theory of Freedom

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Intellectual Path Dependence in Economics

    Why economists do not reject refuted theories

    By Altug Yalcintas

    Is economics always self-corrective? Do erroneous theorems permanently disappear from the market of economic ideas? Intellectual Path Dependence in Economics argues that errors in economics are not always corrected. Although economists are often critical and open-minded, unfit explanations are…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Mathematics and Economics Reconsidered

    New Directions for Economics Methodology

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Economic methodology has been dominated by developments in the philosophy of science. This book’s central thesis is that a great deal can be gained by refocusing attention on developments in the philosophy of mathematics, in particular those that took place over the course of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Concept of Violence

    By Mark Vorobej

    This study focuses on conceptual questions that arise when we explore the fundamental aspects of violence. Mark Vorobej teases apart what is meant by the term ‘violence,’ showing that it is a surprisingly complex, unwieldy and highly contested concept. Rather than attempting to develop a fixed…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Liberal Arts of Management

    A Toolkit for Today's Leaders

    By James Maroosis

    This book analyzes and elucidates the view that the purpose of the liberal arts is to offer leadership training and guidelines for success. This professional or managerial tradition of the liberal arts is discussed historically, revisiting three central claims purported by the Ancients to make the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge

  • On Abstract and Historical Hypotheses and on Value-Judgments in Economic Sciences

    By Luigi Einaudi

    Edited by Paolo Silvestri

    Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal economist, economic historian and political figure. This book provides the English-speaking world with a first critical edition of an unpublished version of Einaudi’s most important epistemological essay. The issues analysed here lie at the core of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    Edited by Rik Peels

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Hegel, Institutions and Economics

    Performing the Social

    By Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, Ivan Boldyrev

    Hegel’s philosophy  has witnessed periods of revival and oblivion, at times considered to be an unrivalled and all-embracing system of thought, but often renounced with no less ardour. This book renews the dialogue with Hegel by looking at his legacy as a source of insight and judgement…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

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