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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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    Exploring His Unpublished Papers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

  6. Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation

    By Roy Bhaskar

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

    Following on from Roy Bhaskar’s first two books, A Realist Theory of Science and The Possibility of Naturalism, Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation, establishes the conception of social science as explanatory—and thence emancipatory—critique. Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation...

    Published January 25th 2009 by Routledge

  7. From Max Weber

    Essays in Sociology

    By Max Weber

    Series: Routledge Classics in Sociology

    Max Weber (1864-1920) was one of the most prolific and influential sociologists of the twentieth century. This classic collection draws together his key papers. This edition contains a new preface by Professor Bryan S. Turner....

    Published January 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Ontology and Economics

    Tony Lawson and His Critics

    Edited by Edward Fullbrook

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    This original book brings together some of the world's leading critics of economics orthodoxy to debate Lawson's contribution to the economics literature. The debate centres on ontology, which means enquiry into the nature of what exists, and in this collection scholars such as Bruce Caldwell, John...

    Published December 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Cross Cultural Awareness and Social Justice in Counseling

    Edited by Cyrus Marcellus Ellis, Jon Carlson

    Many societal and cultural changes have taken place over the past several decades, almost all of which have had a significant effect on the mental health professions. Clinicians find themselves encountering clients from highly diverse backgrounds more and more often, increasing the need for a...

    Published October 5th 2008 by Routledge

  10. A Realist Theory of Science

    By Roy Bhaskar

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

    Now acknowledged as a classic in the philosophy of science, A Realist Theory of Science is one of the very few books which has transformed, not only our understanding of science, but that of the nature of the world it studies. Since its original publication in 1975, this book has inspired the...

    Published July 3rd 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Ontology and Modern Economics
    Edited by Stephen Pratten
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences
    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  3. Understanding Marxism
    By Geoff Boucher
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  4. Material Culture and Text: The Art of Ambiguity
    By Christopher Tilley
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. Archaeological Theory in Europe: The Last Three Decades
    Edited by Ian Hodder
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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