Philosophy of Social Science Products

  • Keynes and Modern Economics

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki

    It is a little over seventy years since John Maynard Keynes produced his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. Keynes' staggering achievement has been to remain relevant to economics and other disciplines even today and this book reflects that with an examination on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Origins of Neoliberalism

    Insights from economics and philosophy

    By Giandomenica Becchio, Giovanni Leghissa

    Neoliberalism is a doctrine that adopts a free market policy in a deregulated political framework. In recent years, neoliberalism has become increasingly prominent as a doctrine in Western society, and has been heavily discussed in both academia and the media. In The Origins of Neoliberalism, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economies

    Innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship

    By Angelo Fusari

    It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, are usually considered capitalist features. This may have been true…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Freedom, Responsibility and Economics of the Person

    By Jerome Ballet, Damien Bazin, Jean-Luc Dubois, Francois-Regis Mahieu

    The capability approach has developed significantly since Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998. It is now recognised as being highly beneficial in the analysis of poverty and inequality, but also in the redefinition of policies aimed at improving the well-being of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 

  • What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 

  • The Mental as Physical

    By Edgar Wilson

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

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

    Critical Edition, with an Introduction and Afterword by Paolo Silvestri

    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 rewriting of one of Einaudi’s most unique and thoughtful essays. Einaudi’s unpublished work reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Facts, Values and Objectivity in Economics

    Edited by Jose Castro Caldas, Vitor Neves

    Is Economics an ‘objective’ or ‘positive’ science, independent of ethical and political positions? The financial crisis that began in 2007 gave rise to renewed doubts regarding the ‘objectivity’ of economics and brought into the public arena a debate that was previously confined to academia. A…

    Paperback – 2016-09-25 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Re-Thinking Economics

    Exploring the Work of Pierre Bourdieu

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, Michael Laine

    Once again, unfettered capitalism has failed. Promises for global prosperity and peace have given way to a world of deep recession, social upheaval and political instability. Once again, mainstream economics has proved its inadequacy. Despite its technical rigour and mathematical virtuosity, it…

    Paperback – 2016-09-25 
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Knowledge

    Is Knowledge Power?, 2nd Edition

    By Marian Adolf, Nico Stehr

    As we move through our modern world, the phenomenon we call knowledge is always involved. Whether we talk of know-how, technology, innovation, politics or education, it is the concept of knowledge that ties them all together. But despite its ubiquity as a modern trope we seldom encounter knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22 
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