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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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  1. Intellectual Virtues and Education

    Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology

    Edited by Jason Baehr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice. In particular, characteristics under the rubric of "responsibilist" virtue...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Explaining Inequality

    By Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

    Inequalities in incomes and wealth have increased in advanced countries, making our economies less dynamic, our societies more unjust and our political processes less democratic. As a result, reducing inequalities is now a major economic, social and political challenge. This book provides a concise...

    To Be Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Philosophy of Debt

    By Alexander X. Douglas

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    I owe you a dinner invitation, you owe ten years on your mortgage, and the government owes billions. We speak confidently about these cases of debt, but is that concept clear in its meaning? This book aims to clarify the concept of debt so we can find better answers to important moral and...

    To Be Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Voting

    Studies of self-interest, bargaining, duty and rights

    By Dan Usher

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The economics of voting is about whether and to what extent self-interest may be relied upon in voting. The central proposition in economics is that the world’s work gets done satisfactorily when each person does what they think is best for themselves. The commonsense view of the matter is that...

    To Be Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Phenomenology of Sociality

    Discovering the ‘We’

    Edited by Thomas Szanto, Dermot Moran

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    Phenomenological accounts of sociality in Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Scheler, Schütz, Stein and many others offer powerful lines of arguments to recast current, predominantly analytic, discussions on collective intentionality and social cognition. Against this background, the aim of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pragmatic Humanism

    On the Nature and Value of Sociological Knowledge

    By Marcus Morgan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Is sociology best understood as simply chipping away at our ignorance about society, or does it have broader roles and responsibilities? If so, to what—or perhaps to whom—are these responsibilities? Installing humanity as its epistemological and normative start and endpoint, this book shows how...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ethics in Consumption

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Shaw, Terry Newholm, Michal Carrington, Andreas Chatzidakis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

    Ethical consumerism is on the rise. No longer bound to the counter-cultural fringes, the concerns and practices of ethical consumerism are reaching into the mainstream of society and are increasingly being adopted by mainstream consumers. Interest in ethical consumption is not limited to those...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. The Ethics of Cyber Conflicts

    An Introduction

    By Mariarosaria Taddeo

    Series: The Ethics of ...

    During the past decade, ethicists as well as policy-makers, political and social scientists, and experts in military studies have been concerned with the topic of cyber-conflicts and in particular the political and social ramifications for contemporary society. This book offers a clear and...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Intellectual Path Dependence in Economics

    Why Economists Do Not Reject Refuted Theories

    By Altug Yalcintas

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge