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  1. Popper, Hayek and the Open Society

    By Calvin Hayes

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This is the first book to compare Karl Popper and Friedrich Hayek systematically, and critically assess their contribution to the political philosophy of the Open Society. Hayes compares and contrasts their views on three key areas relevant to their political philosophy; first their views on...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

    Text and Context

    Edited by Robert Arrington, Hans-Johann Glock

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Many Faces of Relativism

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    This book is a study of relativism as a dominant intellectual preoccupation of our time. Relativism asks how we are to find a way out of intractable differences of perspectives and disagreements in various domains. Standards of truth, rationality, and ethical right and wrong vary greatly and there...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Who is responsible for the Mahatma’s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Re-Thinking Economics

    Exploring the Work of Pierre Bourdieu

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, Michael Lainé

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Once again, unfettered capitalism has failed. Promises for global prosperity and peace have given way to a world of deep recession, social upheaval and political instability. Once again, mainstream economics has proved its inadequacy. Despite its technical rigour and mathematical virtuosity, it...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Popper and Economic Methodology

    Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This new book, under the impressive editorship of Thomas Boylan and Paschal O'Gorman, explores a number of major themes central to the work of Karl Popper. The tensions that have resulted from Popperian thought are well documented. How can mainstream orthodox economics be falsifiable while...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Trust and Toleration

    By Richard H. Dees

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Toleration would seem to be the most rational response to deep conflicts. However, by examining the conditions under which trust can develop between warring parties, it becomes clear that a fundamental shift in values - a conversion - is required before toleration makes sense. This book argues that...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justice

    Themes and Challenges

    Edited by Stephen De Wijze, Matthew H. Kramer, Ian Carter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Throughout the English-speaking world, and in the many other countries where analytic philosophy is studied, Hillel Steiner is esteemed as one of the foremost contemporary political philosophers. This volume is designed as a festschrift for Steiner and as an important collection of philosophical...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Bertrand Russell On Education

    By Joe Park

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Although scholars from many disciplines have turned their attention to Russell’s work and appraised its significance for a number of fields, and an extensive literature on him emerged, until this book, first published in 1963, no thorough study on Russell’s contribution to education – an area to...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume Two 1945-1970

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1984, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1945-1970. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge