Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Philosophy of Social Science Books

You are currently browsing 71–80 of 144 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Social Science — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 8

  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. A General Theory of Institutional Change

    By Shiping Tang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Institutional change is a central driving force behind social changes, and thus a central topic in all major fields of social sciences. Yet, no general theory of institutional change exists. Drawing from a diverse literature, this book develops a general theory of institutional change, based on a...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Marxism

    By Geoff Boucher

    Marxism as an intellectual movement has been one of the most important and fertile contributions to twentieth-century thought. No social theory or political philosophy today can be taken seriously unless it enters a dialogue, not just with the legacy of Marx, but also with the innovations and...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Architectures of Economic Subjectivity

    The Philosophical Foundations of the Subject in the History of Economic Thought

    By Sonya Scott

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The history of European economic thought has long been written by those seeking to prove or disprove the truth-value of the theories they describe. This work takes a different approach. It explores the philosophical groundwork of the theoretical structure within which economic subjects are...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Dewey, Pragmatism and Economic Methodology

    Edited by Elias Khalil

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This book brings together, for the first time, philosophers of pragmatism and economists interested in methodological questions. The main theoretical thrust of Dewey is to unite inquiry with behavior and this book's contributions assess this insight in the light of developments in modern American...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Development Dilemmas

    By Melvin Ayogu, Don Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and...

    Published September 12th 2012 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

Find more forthcoming books