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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Solidarity in Individualized Societies

    Recognition, Justice and Good Judgement

    By Søren Juul

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In today’s individualized, culturally diverse and globalized society, many sociologists have concluded that the conceptualizations developed by classical sociology are no longer sufficient to promote social cohesion. So what kind of solidarity can achieve this? Engaging with recent thought in...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. A Primer on Heterodox Economics
    By Ingrid Rima
    To Be Published January 1st 2015
  2. Studies in Applied Economics
    By Léon WalrasEdited by Jan Van Daal
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. Emile Durkheim: Sociologist and Moralist
    Edited by Stephen Turner
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Innovation Contested: The Idea of Innovation Over the Centuries
    By Benoît Godin
    To Be Published January 19th 2015
  5. Critical Realist Marxism of Education
    By Grant Banfield
    To Be Published January 30th 2015

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