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  1. Evolution, Order and Complexity

    By Kenneth Boulding, Elias Khalil

    Evolution, Order and Complexity reflects topical interest in the relationship between the social and natural worlds. It represents the cutting edge of current thinking which challenges the natural/social dichotomy thesis by showing how the application of ideas which derive from biology can be...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Theism and Explanation

    By Gregory W. Dawes

    In this timely study, Dawes defends the methodological naturalism of the sciences. Though religions offer what appear to be explanations of various facts about the world, the scientist, as scientist, will not take such proposed explanations seriously. Even if no natural explanation were available,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. People and Societies

    Rom Harré and Designing the Social Sciences

    Edited by Luk van Langenhove

    Rom Harré has pushed the boundaries of our thinking about people and societies and has challenged the orthodox philosophy of science and social psychology. His countless books and articles have inspired generations of scholars in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science and social...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. What's Wrong With Microphysicalism?

    By Andreas Huttemann

    'Microphysicalism', the view that whole objects behave the way they do in virtue of the behaviour of their constituent parts, is an influential contemporary view with a long philosophical and scientific heritage. In What's Wrong With Microphysicalism? Andreas Hüttemann offers a fresh challenge to...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Evolution

    By David Prindle

    The controversy over teaching evolution or creationism in American public schools offers a policy paradox. Two sets of values—science and democracy—are in conflict when it comes to the question of what to teach in public-school biology classes. Prindle illuminates this tension between American...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    Blood—A Philosophical Study

    By Michael Boylan

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the Hippocratic authors produce an interesting story of...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Inquiry (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Causation, Evidence, and Inference

    By Julian Reiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In this book, Reiss argues in favor of a tight fit between evidence, concept and purpose in our causal investigations in the sciences. There is no doubt that the sciences employ a vast array of techniques to address causal questions such as controlled experiments, randomized trials, statistical and...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Neo-Kantian Reader

    Edited by Sebastian Luft

    The latter half of the nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth century witnessed a remarkable resurgence of interest in Kant’s philosophy in Continental Europe, the effects of which are still being felt today. The Neo-Kantian Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge