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  1. Reality and Accounting

    Ontological Explorations in the Economic and Social Sciences

    By Richard Mattessich

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    This book discusses and summarizes the revived interest in reality issues (ontology) within accounting, economics, and the information sciences, with a view to informing scholars from these different disciplines about each other’s endeavours in ontological research. Even more importantly, the book...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stathis Psillos, Martin Curd

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Science is an indispensable reference source and guide to the major themes, debates, problems and topics in philosophy of science. It contains sixty-two specially commissioned entries by a leading team of international contributors. Organized into four parts...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Justice and Liberty

    The Social Philosophy in John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism

    By Huei-chun Su

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This new book reopens the debate on theories of justice between utilitarian theorists and scholars from other camps. John Rawls’ 1971 publication of A Theory of Justice put forward a devastating challenge to the long-established dominance of utilitarianism within political and moral philosophy, and...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology

    By Tuukka Kaidesoja

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This important book provides detailed critiques of the method of transcendental argumentation and the transcendental realist account of the concept of causal power that are among the core tenets of the bhaskarian version of critical realism. Kaidesoja also assesses the notions of human agency,...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Evidence and Meaning

    Studies in Analytic Philosophy

    By Robert J Fogelin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1967. This is an examination of warrant statements – statements which indicated something about the grounds on behalf of some further judgement, choice or action. The first part of the study is concerned with the role of warrant statements in theoretical discourse; while the...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of Science and Sociology

    From the Methodological Doctrine to Research Practice

    By Edmund Mokrzycki

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1983. This book concentrates on the impact of philosophy of science on sociology and other disciplines. It argues that the impact of the philosophy of science on sociology from the rise of the Vienna Circle until the mid-1980s resulted in a deep-reaching and, in the author’s...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Economics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Julian Reiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Philosophy of Economics: A Contemporary Introduction is the first systematic textbook in the philosophy of economics. It introduces the epistemological, metaphysical and ethical problems that arise in economics, and presents detailed discussions of the solutions that have been offered. Throughout,...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Empiricism

    Philosophy of Science in Sociology

    Edited by Andrew Tudor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1982. This volume explores some features of modern philosophy of science from the point of view of their utility for sociology’s self-understanding. Recently philosophers of science have broken with the empiricism once fundamental to their discipline, and have sought...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Use of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    Californian Addresses

    By John H Muirhead

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1928, this book reproduces the lectures and addresses that John Henry Muirhead gave on various occasions during the two and a half years he spent as Lecturer of Philosophy on the Mills Foundation at the University of California, USA. The different chapters look at the meaning and...

    Published February 9th 2013 by Routledge