Philosophy of Social Science Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism

    Edited by Juha Saatsi

    Scientific Realism is one of the most fundamental notions in the philosophy of science and is emerging as a major topic across academic disciplines. The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The History of Complexity Economics

    By Magda Fontana

    The last two decades have witnessed the growing influence of complexity analyses on the physical, biological and social sciences. Economics has not remained indifferent to the power of nonlinear interactions to generate complex structures and an astonishing range of potential behaviours. Indeed,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Models, Simulations, and Representations

    Edited by Paul Humphreys, Cyrille Imbert

    Although scientific models and simulations differ in numerous ways, they are similar in so far as they are posing essentially philosophical problems about the nature of representation. This collection is designed to bring together some of the best work on the nature of representation being done by…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Pragmatic Encounters

    By Richard J. Bernstein

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985)

    A Rational Perspective

    By Agnes Heller

    First published in 1985, this book provides a stimulating series of inter-connected essays which address the theme of shame, which, unlike the problem of conscience, has been seldom discussed by moral philosophers. The essays focus on the ethical regulation of human action and judgement, examining…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Problem of Realism

    Edited by Michele Marsonet

    This title was first published in 2003:This book explores the problem of realism, both metaphysical and scientific. Renowned specialists in the field - including Michael Devitt, David Papineau, Mark Sainsbury and Wesley Salmon - contribute new essays that shed new light on the main topics in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Future Generations

    Edited by Rahul Kumar

    Existing human beings stand in a unique relationship of asymmetrical influence over future generations. Our choices now can settle whether there are any human beings in the further future; how many will exist; what capacities and abilities they might have; and what the character of the natural…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

  • John Stuart Mill (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

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