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  1. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Yvonne Raley, Gerhard Preyer

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Keynes and Modern Economics

    Edited by Ryuzo Kuroki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    It is a little over seventy years since John Maynard Keynes produced his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. Keynes' staggering achievement has been to remain relevant to economics and other disciplines even today and this book reflects that with an examination on...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Full-Spectrum Economics

    Toward an Inclusive and Emancipatory Social Science

    By Christian Arnsperger

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Economics is essential in today’s world, and yet mainstream economists are increasingly under criticism for not taking into account sufficiently many dimensions of real life, such as political and moral values, human development, spirituality, and people’s widely shared aspiration to live more...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Moral Responsibility, Authenticity, and Education

    By Ishtiyaque Haji, Stefaan E. Cuypers

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The primary purpose of this book is to explain the distinction, on the one hand, between indoctrination and education, and, on the other, between responsibility-subverting manipulation and mere causation. Both are elucidated by an appeal to common ground, an account of when our motivations and...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Economic Methodology and Freedom to Choose (Routledge Revivals)

    By Patrick O'Sullivan

    First published in 1987, Professor O'Sullivan's work provides an in depth philosophical examination of the foundations of method in Economics and other human sciences. The argument is unabashedly dialectical in the great Socratic-Platonic tradition, and the reissue will be very welcome to all...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Facts, Values and Objectivity in Economics

    Edited by José Castro Caldas, Vítor Neves

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Is Economics an ‘objective’ or ‘positive’ science, independent of ethical and political positions? The financial crisis that began in 2007 gave rise to renewed doubts regarding the ‘objectivity’ of economics and brought into the public arena a debate that was previously confined to academia. A...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Economics for Real

    Uskali Mäki and the Place of Truth in Economics

    Edited by Aki Lehtinen, Jaakko Kuorikoski, Petri Ylikoski

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This book provides the first comprehensive and critical examination of Mäki’s realist philosophy of economics....

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sex, Crime and Morality

    By Sharon Hayes, Belinda Carpenter, Angela Dwyer

    Over the last few decades, there has been a marked increase in media and debate surrounding a specific group of offences in modern Democratic nations which bear the brunt of the label ‘crimes against morality’. Included within this group are offences related to prostitution and pornography,...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Willan

  10. Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis

    Critical realism and the Nordic Contributions

    Edited by Roy Bhaskar, Petter Naess, Karl Georg Høyer

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Building on its origins at a seminar in Oslo organized by two of the editors, this book combines classic texts of Nordic ecophilosophy and the original contributions of those influenced by this tradition to present the view that critical realism is indeed a worthy intellectual tradition to...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Ontology and Modern Economics
    Edited by Stephen Pratten
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  2. Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences
    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Understanding Marxism
    By Geoff Boucher
    To Be Published October 1st 2014
  4. Material Culture and Text: The Art of Ambiguity
    By Christopher Tilley
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. Archaeological Theory in Europe: The Last Three Decades
    Edited by Ian Hodder
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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