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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Primer on Heterodox Economics

    By Ingrid Rima

    Ingrid Rima’s history of economic thought textbook, Development of Economic Analysis has introduced several generations of students to the philosophy behind the growth of economics as a discipline. The subject is notable for having spawned a number of competing schools of thought and although the...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Emile Durkheim

    Sociologist and Moralist

    Edited by Stephen Turner

    International scholarship over the last twenty years has produced a new understanding of Emile Durkheim as a thinker. It has contributed to reassembling what, for Durkheim, was always a whole: a sociological selection on morals and moral activism. This volume presents an overview of Durkheim's...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Liberal Learning and the Art of Self-Governance

    Edited by Emily Chamlee-Wright

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Concerns over affordability and accountability have tended to direct focus away from the central aims of liberal learning, such as preparing minds for free inquiry and inculcating the habits of mind, practical skills, and values necessary for effective participation in civil society. The...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    Series: Critical Assessments in Architecture

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as the rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of...

    To Be Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge