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  • A History of Australasian Economic Thought

    By Alex Millmow

    This overview of Australasian Economic Thought presents the first analysis of the Australian economic contribution for twenty-five years, and is the first to offer a panoramic sweeping account of New Zealand economic thought. Those two countries, both at the start of the twentieth century and at…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Science and Human Progress

    By Oliver Sir Lodge

    Originally delivered as a series of lectures for the Halley Stewart trust in 1926, Lodge’s work was collected and first published in 1927. Lodge uses his scientific training to inquire into such general issues as religion, human progress, and societal advances with an aim to better understand the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Darwinism and Modern Socialism

    By F.W. Headley

    An adamant fan of Darwin, F.W. Headley attempts to argue the difficulties of believing in Socialism and Darwinism simultaneously and highlights issues which could prevent Socialism from being put into practice. Originally published in 1909, this study uses examples of communities in countries such…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intellectual Virtues and Education

    Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology

    Edited by Jason Baehr

    With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice. In particular, characteristics under the rubric of "responsibilist" virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • New Institutional Economics as Situational Logic

    By Piet de Vries

    New Institutional Economics is increasingly involved in questioning the basic assumptions of economic theory but rather than being a homogenous field it encompasses a particularly broad domain of theories which vary in approach, research object, and methodology. In particular the concept of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • A General View of Positivism

    By Auguste Comte

    In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in 1865, this version first published in 1908, manages to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • On Knowing Humanity

    Insights from Theology for Anthropology

    Edited by Eloise Meneses, David Bronkema

    The development of a phenomenological approach to religion and the rise of perspectivism are challenging anthropology’s exclusive rootedness in the ontology of secularism. When considered with the increased interest in the anthropology of religion as an area of study, it is clear that there is a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Philosophy of Labour

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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