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  1. 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

  2. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological elements of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations (IR) theory and the social sciences as a whole, this volume will provide a necessary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Economics Made Fun

    Philosophy of the pop-economics

    Edited by N. Emrah Aydinonat, Jack J Vromen

    Best-selling books such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist have paved the way for the flourishing economics-made-fun genre. While books like these present economics as a strong and explanatory science, the ongoing economic crisis has exposed the shortcomings of economics to the general...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. On Abstract and Historical Hypotheses and on Value-Judgments in Economic Sciences

    By Luigi Einaudi

    Edited by Paolo Silvestri

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal economist, economic historian and political figure. This book provides the English-speaking world with a first critical edition of an unpublished version of Einaudi’s most important epistemological essay. The issues analysed here lie at the core of...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Explaining Inequality

    By Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

    Inequality within advanced countries has returned to levels typical of a century ago. At the global level it remains extremely high despite the rapid growth of major developing countries such as China, India and Brazil. This makes inequality a major economic issue and a major social problem and...

    To Be Published June 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Economic Necessity, Political Contingency and the Limits of Post-Marxism

    By Ceren Özselçuk

    Series: New Political Economy

    Post-Marxism emerged in the 1970s and 80s as a way to retain certain insights from Marxism while disposing of its indefensible and destructive elements, especially the tendency to reduce all social change to the economic base. This book offers a new and critical reading of post-Marxism, arguing...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm Maclean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play develops a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Organised around four central themes - metaphysics/ontology, ethics, aesthetics and play(ing) at the limits – the book extends and challenges notions of...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge