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  1. Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-ecological Change

    Edited by Leigh Price, Heila Lotz-Sistka

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The contemporary social-ecological condition is characterized by powerful changes in the way that we relate to each other and to the environment. The field of environmental education has been engaging with these ideas for some time, but with significant difficulties due to underlying commitments to...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy of Mathematics and Economics Reconsidered

    New Directions for Economics Methodology

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    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....

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Critical Realist Marxism of Education

    By Grant Banfield

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The book will argue that Marxism underlaboured by critical realism makes a significant difference not only to how education is viewed but also (potentially) in the practical realisation of education’s revolutionary impulse. It will build upon the work of the thesis by advancing what was imminent...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Essays on Freedom of Action (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ted Honderich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Essays on Freedom of Action, first published in 1973, brings together original papers by contemporary British and American philosophers on questions which have long concerned philosophers and others: the question of whether persons are wholly a part of the natural world and their actions the...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Ends and Political Means (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Ted Honderich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Leading British, American and European philosophers contribute to this collection of essays, first published in 1976, in political philosophy. They are essays which have to do in different ways with better societies than the ones we have, and with ways of getting them. They exemplify what can...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Denial of Nature

    Environmental philosophy in the era of global capitalism

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A study of the increasingly precarious relationship between humans and nature, this book seeks to go beyond work already contributed to the environmental movement. It does so by highlighting the importance of experiencing, rather than merely theorizing nature, while realizing that such experience...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Unknown

  8. The Ethics of Nuclear Weapons Dissemination

    Moral Dilemmas of Aspiration, Avoidance and Prevention

    By Thomas E. Doyle, II

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book examines the moral dilemmas of nuclear dissemination, and the justifications of both nuclear pursuit and avoidance by contemporary states. Applying Constructivist methodologies and moral theory, the author analyses a core set of moral dilemmas that ensnare decision-makers amongst state...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Innovation Contested

    The Idea of Innovation Over the Centuries

    By Benoît Godin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Innovation is everywhere. In the world of goods (technology), but also in the world of words: innovation is discussed in the scientific and technical literature, but also in the social sciences and humanities. Innovation is also a central idea in the popular imaginary, in the media and in public...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge