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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Rationality and Explanation in Economics

    By Maurice Lagueux

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Economical questions indisputably occupy a central place in everyday life. In order to clarify these questions, people generally turn to those who are familiar with economics. In answering such legitimate questions, economists propose explanations which rest on a few principles among which the...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory (3 Vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory

    Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory includes reissues of three seminal works by eminent French thinker Emile Durkheim, one of the founding father s of Sociology. This collection brings together the following import sociological works: Sociology and Philosophy, which first appeared in...

    Published November 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Plato Etc

    The Problems of Philosophy and their Resolution

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Series: Classical Texts in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this concise text, Roy Bhaskar sets out to diagnose, explain and resolve the "problems of philosophy". Plato Etc. reviews all the main areas of the subject: the theory of knowledge and philosophy of science; the philosophy of logic and language; the philosophies of space, time and causality; the...

    Published October 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Piero Sraffa: The Man and the Scholar

    Exploring His Unpublished Papers

    Edited by Heinz D. Kurz, Luigi Pasinetti, Neri Salvadori

    Previously published as special issues of The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought and The Review of Political Economy, this volume contains the papers devoted to the life and work of Piero Sraffa. Sraffa was a leading intellectual of the twentieth century. He was brought to...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge