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  1. Philosophy and Scientific Realism

    By J J C Smart

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1963. In an introductory chapter the author argues that philosophy ought to be more than the art of clarifying thought and that it should concern itself with outlining a scientifically plausible world view. Early chapters deal with phenomenalism and the reality of...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Method in the Physical Sciences

    By G Schlesinger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1963. Can one discern certain regularities in the manoeuvrings and techniques employed by scientists and can these be formulated into the methodological principles of science? What is the origin and basis of such principles? Are they imposed by objective realities, do they...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre

    By Jonathan Webber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Webber argues for a new interpretation of Sartrean existentialism. On this reading, Sartre is arguing that each person’s character consists in the projects they choose to pursue and that we are all already aware of this but prefer not to face it. Careful consideration of his existentialist writings...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Philosophical Delusion and its Therapy

    Outline of a Philosophical Revolution

    By Eugen Fischer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Philosophical Delusion and its Therapy provides new foundations and methods for the revolutionary project of philosophical therapy pioneered by Ludwig Wittgenstein. The book vindicates this currently much-discussed project by reconstructing the genesis of important philosophical problems: With the...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Byzantine Achievement (Routledge Revivals)

    An Historical Perspective, A.D. 330-1453

    By Robert Byron

    First published in 1929, this highly influential study offers a historical perspective on the Byzantine Empire, from the establishment of Constantinople by Emperor Constantine around 330 AD, through to the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 AD. Byron’s work...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Islam, Law and Identity

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides, Adam Gearey

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries. Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two years in London, Cairo and Izmir. The workshops...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. A Mirror to Kathleen's Face (Routledge Revivals)

    Education in Independent Ireland 1922-60

    By Donald Akenson

    First published in 1975, Donald Akenson’s book was at the forefront of a radically new approach to the study of Irish educational history. Instead of investigating the evolution of the schools as an isolated process, he explores the complex interrelations of Irish education, institutions and...

    Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Education and Enmity (Routledge Revivals)

    The Control of Schooliing in Northern Ireland 1920-50

    By Donald Akenson

    First published in 1973 Professor Akenson’s book traces the series of religious and political controversies which have battered the state schools of Northern Ireland. After the government’s admirably intentioned, but muddled, attempt to create a non-sectarian school system in the early 1920s, the...

    Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Gathered Church (Routledge Revivals)

    The Literature of the English Dissenting Interest, 1700-1930

    By Donald Davie

    First published in 1978, this study considers the impact of dissenting voices upon literature, religion and politics in order to reassess the nonconformist contribution to English culture from the eighteenth century through to the twentieth. This historical survey takes into the account the...

    Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge

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