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  1. Nancy Cartwright’s Philosophy of Science

    Edited by Luc Bovens, Carl Hoefer, Stephan Hartmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    Nancy Cartwright is one of the most distinguished and influential contemporary philosophers of science. Despite the profound impact of her work, there is neither a systematic exposition of Cartwright’s philosophy of science nor a collection of articles that contains in-depth discussions of the...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Elements of an Evolutionary Theory of Welfare

    Assessing Welfare When Preferences Change

    By Martin Binder

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    It has always been an important task of economics to assess individual and social welfare. The traditional approach has assumed that the measuring rod for welfare is the satisfaction of the individual’s given and unchanging preferences, but recent work in behavioural economics has called this into...

    Published April 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Economics, Rational Choice and Normative Philosophy

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Ruvin Gekker

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Following Amartya Sen’s insistence to expand the framework of rational choice theory by taking into account ‘non-utility information,’ economists, political scientists and philosophers have recently concentrated their efforts in analysing the issues related to rights, freedom, diversity intentions...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Science of Wealth

    Adam Smith and the framing of political economy

    By Tony Aspromourgos

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study clarifies the character of 'political economy' as a distinct and separable intellectual discipline in the generic sense, in the texts of Adam Smith. It focuses upon the scope and fundamental conceptualizations of the new science. Smith's conceptualization of economic analysis is shown to...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason

    Text and Documents

    By F.A Hayek

    Edited by Bruce Caldwell

    Series: The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek

    "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...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Market, Happiness, and Solidarity

    A Christian perspective

    By Johan J. Graafland

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The past two decades of market operation has generated welfare and economic growth in Western countries, but increasing income inequalities, depletion of the natural environment and the current financial crisis have led to an intense debate about the advantages and disadvantages of the free market....

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Immediacy and its Limits (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Martin Buber's Thought

    Edited by Nathan Rotenstreich

    Originally published in 1991, this book focuses on a major problem in the philosophy of Martin Buber. This is the topic of immediacy which is presented in terms of the contact between human beings on the one hand, and man and God on the other. The basic theme throughout is whether the I-Thou...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  8. RLE: Michel Foucault (5 Vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault

    Providing a detailed and in depth analysis of one of the most important sociologists of the twentieth century, this Routledge Library Edition brings together some of the most significant and insightful scholarship on Michel Foucault published in the past quarter of a century....

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Invisible Hand in Economics

    How Economists Explain Unintended Social Consequences

    By N. Emrah Aydinonat

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This is a book about one of the most controversial concepts in economics: the invisible hand. The author explores the unintended social consequences implied by the invisible hand and discusses the mechanisms that bring about these consequences.The book questions, examines and explicates the...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Revitalizing Causality

    Realism about Causality in Philosophy and Social Science

    Edited by Ruth Groff

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This cutting edge collection of new and previously published articles by philosophers and social scientists addresses just what it means to invoke causal mechanisms, or powers, in the context of offering a causal explanation. A unique collection, it offers the reader various disciplinary and...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge