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  1. Integrating Knowledge Through Interdisciplinary Research

    Problems of Theory and Practice

    By Dominic Holland

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this important new text, Holland seeks to explain, by means of social scientific and philosophical inquiry, the difficulties that researchers often experience when attempting to integrate knowledge from different academic disciplines, either individually or as part of a team of subject...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Towards a Complex Integral Realism

    By Paul Marshall

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Towards a Complex Integral Realism considers the three philosophies of critical realism and their core strengths and weaknesses before then considering an overall common ground against human nature. The book looks ahead to further possible applications of a complex, integral realism, like a complex...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology

    By Tuukka Kaidesoja

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This important book provides detailed critiques of the method of transcendental argumentation and the transcendental realist account of the concept of causal power that are among the core tenets of the bhaskarian version of critical realism. Kaidesoja also assesses the notions of human agency,...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st century

    From Hubris to Disgrace

    Edited by Patrick O'Sullivan, Nigel F.B. Allington, Mark Esposito

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Since 2008, the financial sector has been the subject of extensive criticism. Much of this criticism has focused on the morality of the actors involved in the crisis and its extended aftermath. This book analyses the key moral and political philosophical issues of the crisis and relates them to the...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Radical Sociology of Durkheim and Mauss

    Edited by Mike J. Gane

    In this outstanding collection, Mike Gane brings together a selection of key articles on Durkheim and Mauss showing their points of convergence and divergence. Included here are Mauss's 'A sociological assessment of Bolshevism 1924-5' and his 'Letters on Communism, Fascism and Nazism'. This is an...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason

    Text and Documents

    Edited by Bruce Caldwell

    "The studies of which this book is the result have from the beginning been guided by and in the end confirmed the somewhat old-fashioned conviction of the author that it is human ideas which govern the development of human affairs," Hayek wrote in his notes in 1940. Indeed, Studies on the Abuse and...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge