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  1. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Commerce and Community

    Ecologies of Social Cooperation

    Edited by Robert F. Garnett Jr., Paul Lewis, Lenore T. Ealy

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Since the end of the Cold War, the human face of economics has gained renewed visibility and generated new conversations among economists and other social theorists. The monistic, mechanical "economic systems" that characterized the capitalism vs. socialism debates of the mid-twentieth century have...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Representation and Structure in Economics

    The Methodology of Econometric Models of the Consumption Function

    By Hsiang-Ke Chao

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This book provides a methodological perspective on understanding the essential roles of econometric models in the theory and practice. Offering a comprehensive and comparative exposition of the accounts of models in both econometrics and philosophy of science, this work shows how econometrics and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. God and the Multiverse

    Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change

    By Martin Bunzl

    When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the broad range of ethical...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Unknown

  7. Philosophy and the Sciences for Everyone

    Edited by Michela Massimi

    What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? What is our role in the universe as human beings capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? Scientific research across both the physical and cognitive sciences...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Ontology and Modern Economics

    Edited by Stephen Pratten

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Economists increasingly recognise that engagement with social ontology – the study of the basic subject matter and constitution of social reality - can facilitate more relevant analysis. This growing recognition amongst economists of the importance of social ontology is due very considerably to the...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Taylor & Francis