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  1. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. What Holism Can Do for Social Theory

    By Barbara Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book reconsiders the nature of positivist philosophy in social science theory based on classical and medieval thought in what later became "Europe." It argues that social theory is being held back by antagonistic debates over science, positivism, objectivity, and universal law - ...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge

    By Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    When future generations come to analyze and survey twentieth-century philosophy as a whole, Bertrand Russell’s logic and theory of knowledge is assured a place of prime importance. Yet until this book was first published in 1969 no comprehensive treatment of his epistemology had appeared....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Epistemology in Classical India

    The Knowledge Sources of the Nyaya School

    By Stephen H Phillips

    In this book, Phillips gives an overview of the contribution of Nyaya--the classical Indian school that defends an externalist position about knowledge as well as an internalist position about justification. Nyaya literature extends almost two thousand years and comprises hundreds of texts, and in...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom

    By Chauncey Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Knowledge of the External World

    By Bruce Aune

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Many philosophers believe that the traditional problem of our knowledge of the external world was dissolved by Wittgestein and others. They argue that it was not really a problem - just a linguistic `confusion' that did not actually require a solution. Bruce Aune argues that they are wrong. He...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contradictions of Archaeological Theory

    Engaging Critical Realism and Archaeological Theory

    By Sandra Wallace

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Is current archaeological theory stuck at an impasse? Sandra Wallace argues that archaeological theory has become mired as a result of logical and ontological contradictions. By showing that these contradictions are a result of common underlying philosophical assumptions and fallacies this book is...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy, Science, and History

    A Guide and Reader

    Edited by Lydia Patton

    Philosophy, Science, and History: A Guide and Reader is a compact overview of the history and philosophy of science that aims to introduce students to the groundwork of the field, and to stimulate innovative research. The general introduction focuses on scientific theory change, assessment,...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Descartes: Belief, Scepticism and Virtue
    By Richard Davies
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Herbert Spencer: Legacies
    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael Taylor
    To Be Published August 18th 2014
  3. Posthumanism and Educational Research
    Edited by Nathan Snaza, John Weaver
    To Be Published August 24th 2014
  4. Descartes: The Project of Pure Enquiry
    By Bernard Williams
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  5. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty
    By Andy Hamilton
    To Be Published September 21st 2014

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