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  1. Markets, Morals, and Policy-Making

    A New Defence of Free-Market Economics

    By Enrico Colombatto

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Free-market economics has attempted to combine efficiency and freedom by emphasizing the need for neutral rules and meta-rules. These efforts have only been partly successful, for they have failed to address the deeper, normative arguments justifying – and limiting – coercion. This failure has thus...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Economic Theory and Social Change

    Problems and Revisions

    By Hasse Ekstedt, Angelo Fusari

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is a discourse on modelling Man in a social context. Its focus is on economic main-stream theory in its capacity to handle basic problems such as uncertainty, social dynamics and ethics. The point of departure is a systematic critique of the specific methodology of economics and its...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Freedom, Responsibility and Economics of the Person

    By Jérôme Ballet, Damien Bazin, Jean-Luc Dubois, François-Régis Mahieu

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The capability approach has developed significantly since Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998. It is now recognised as being highly beneficial in the analysis of poverty and inequality, but also in the redefinition of policies aimed at improving the well-being of...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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