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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Dialectic

    The Pulse of Freedom

    By Roy Bhaskar

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

    Dialectic is now widely regarded as a classic of contemporary philosophy. This book, first published in 1993, sets itself three main aims: the development of a general theory of dialectic, of which Hegelian dialectic can be seen to be a special case; the dialectical enrichment and deepening of...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Ontology of Sex

    By Carrie Hull

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

    Poststructuralism, particularly through the writings of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, has achieved remarkable success in challenging our belief in natural sex categories and instincts. Here, Carrie Hull endorses the progressive ideals of poststructuralism while demonstrating the superiority of...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  8. The General Theory of Economic Evolution

    By Kurt Dopfer, Jason Potts

    The first book to chart the development of the field of evolutionary economics, this book provides an integrated generic framework to define the rules of an economic system; how they are coordinated and the causes and consequences of their change. Packed with pedagogical features including essay...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy

    By Peter Winch

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In the fiftieth anniversary of this book’s first release, Winch’s argument remains as crucial as ever. Originally published in 1958, The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy was a landmark exploration of the social sciences, written at a time when that field was still young and...

    Published September 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education

    By Robin Barrow

    This book presents and argues for a moral theory which draws on most of the major theoretical positions to some degree, but it also spells out the limits and boundaries of a moral theory. In doing so, it exposes a number of common confusions and misunderstandings about morality, and presents a...

    Published July 12th 2007 by Routledge