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  1. John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein’s Enduring Arguments

    Edited by Edoardo Zamuner, D. K. Levy

    Fifty years after Wittgenstein's death, his philosophy and the arguments it embodied remain vital and applicable. Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments illustrates the use of Wittgenstein's thought for continuing philosophical debates, old and new. Featuring essays by leading international philosophers...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Maurice Mandelbaum and American Critical Realism

    Edited by Ian F. Verstegen

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Many have wondered about the similarity in name of American critical realism and the movement of the same name begun by Roy Bhaskar. The figure of Maurice Mandelbaum complicates the relationship, not only due to his career bridging the two movements but also Mandelbaum’s concern not only with...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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