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  • The Denial of Nature

    The Denial of Nature
    av Arne Johan Vetlesen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138195721

    A study of the increasingly precarious relationship between humans and nature, this book seeks to go beyond work already contributed to the environmental movement. It does so by highlighting the importance of experiencing, rather than merely theoriz…

  • Enlightened Common Sense

    Enlightened Common Sense
    av Roy Bhaskar

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415583794

    Since the 1970s, critical realism has grown to address a range of subjects, including economics, philosophy, science, and religion. It has become a complex and mature philosophy. Enlightened Common Sense: The Philosophy of Critical Realism looks bac…

  • Enlightened Common Sense

    Enlightened Common Sense
    av Roy Bhaskar

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415583787

    Since the 1970s, critical realism has grown to address a range of subjects, including economics, philosophy, science, and religion. It has become a complex and mature philosophy. Enlightened Common Sense: The Philosophy of Critical Realism looks bac…

  • Ontology Revisited

    Ontology Revisited
    av Ruth Groff

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138798519

    Groff's argument runs counter to the familiar anti-metaphysical habit. Social and political philosophy, she maintains, is not as metaphysically neutral as it may seem. Even the most deontological of theories connects up with an attendant set of phil…

  • Ontology Revisited

    Ontology Revisited
    av Ruth Groff

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415574112

    Groff's argument runs counter to the familiar anti-metaphysical habit. Social and political philosophy, she maintains, is not as metaphysically neutral as it may seem. Even the most deontological of theories connects up with an attendant set of phil…

  • Conversations About Reflexivity

    Conversations About Reflexivity

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415733076

    " Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle…

  • Conversations About Reflexivity

    Conversations About Reflexivity

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415558525

    " Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle…

  • The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined

    The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined
    av Priscilla Alderson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138948891

    The second volume of Priscilla Alderson's popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents a practical introductory…

  • The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined

    The Politics of Childhoods Real and Imagined
    av Priscilla Alderson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415818209

    The second volume of Priscilla Alderson's popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents a practical introductory…

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing
    av Jin Xue

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415825085

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: An Uneasy Relationship critically discusses the possibilities of decoupling environmental degradation from economic growth. The author refutes the belief in combining perpetual economic growth with long-term…

  • The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview

    The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview
    av David Tyfield

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415688796

    Dramatic and controversial changes in the funding of science over the past two decades, towards its increasing commercialization, have stimulated a huge literature trying to set out an "economics of science". Whether broadly in favour or against the…

  • The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview

    The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview
    av David Tyfield

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415498357

    Dramatic and controversial changes in the funding of science over the past two decades, towards its increasing commercialization, have stimulated a huge literature trying to set out an "economics of science". Whether broadly in favour or against the…

  • Relational Sociology

    Relational Sociology
    av Pierpaolo Donati

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415567480

    `Simultaneous invention' has become commonplace in the natural sciences, but is still virtually unknown within the sphere of social science. The convergence of two highly compatible versions of Critical Realism from two independent sources is a stri…

  • Relational Sociology

    Relational Sociology
    av Pierpaolo Donati

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415524063

    'Simultaneous invention' has become commonplace in the natural sciences, but is still virtually unknown within the sphere of social science. The convergence of two highly compatible versions of Critical Realism from two independent sources is a stri…

  • Sociological Realism

    Sociological Realism

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415614566

    Sociological Realism presents a clear and updated discussion of the main tenets and issues of social theory, written by some of the top scholars within the critical realist and relational approach. It connects such approaches systematically to other…

  • The Contradictions of Love

    The Contradictions of Love
    av Lena Gunnarsson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138904620

    The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality offers a robust and multifaceted theoretical account of how, in contemporary western societies, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexual love. The book…

  • The Contradictions of Love

    The Contradictions of Love
    av Lena Gunnarsson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415824118

    The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality offers a robust and multifaceted theoretical account of how, in contemporary western societies, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexual love. The book…

  • Eurocentrism: a marxian critical realist critique

    Eurocentrism: a marxian critical realist critique
    av Nick Hostettler

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415565103

    The political and social structures of modernity are dominated by really eurocentric forms and relations, yet the theorisation of the eurocentricity of modernity remains barely developed. At the same time, modern political and social theory is funda…

  • Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology

    Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology
    av Tuukka Kaidesoja

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415670289

    This important book provides detailed critiques of the method of transcendental argumentation and the transcendental realist account of the concept of causal power that are among the core tenets of the bhaskarian version of critical realism. Kaideso…

  • Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology

    Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology
    av Tuukka Kaidesoja

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138919389

    This important book provides detailed critiques of the method of transcendental argumentation and the transcendental realist account of the concept of causal power that are among the core tenets of the bhaskarian version of critical realism. Kaideso…

  • Dialectic and Difference

    Dialectic and Difference
    av Alan Norrie

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415560351

    Dialectic and Difference is the first systematic exploration of Roy Bhaskar's dialectical philosophy and its implications for ethics and justice. That philosophy has three aims: a dialecticisation of original critical realism, a `critical realisatio…

  • Dialectic and Difference

    Dialectic and Difference
    av Alan Norrie

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415560368

    Dialectic and Difference is the first systematic exploration of Roy Bhaskar's dialectical philosophy and its implications for ethics and justice. That philosophy has three aims: a dialecticisation of original critical realism, a 'critical realisatio…

  • Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Childhoods Real and Imagined
    av Priscilla Alderson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415680974

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical criti…

  • Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Childhoods Real and Imagined
    av Priscilla Alderson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415680981

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical criti…

  • Indigenist Critical Realism

    Indigenist Critical Realism
    av Gracelyn Smallwood

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138810365

    Indigenist Critical Realism: Human Rights and First Australians' Wellbeing consists of a defence of what is popularly known as the Human Rights Agenda in Indigenous Affairs in Australia. It begins with a consideration of the non-well-being of Indige…

  • A Realist Theory of Art History

    A Realist Theory of Art History
    av Ian Verstegen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415531511

    As the theoretical alignments within academia shift, this book introduces a surprising variety of realism to abolish the old positivist-theory dichotomy that has haunted Art History. Demanding frankly the referential detachment of the objects under…

  • Metatheory for the Twenty-First Century

    Metatheory for the Twenty-First Century

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415820479

    Metatheory for the 21st Century isone of the many exciting results of over four years of in-depth engagement between two communities of scholar-practitioners: critical realism and integral theory. Building on its origins at a symposium in Luxembourg…

  • Metatheory for the Twenty-First Century

    Metatheory for the Twenty-First Century

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415820004

    Metatheory for the 21st Century isone of the many exciting results of over four years of in-depth engagement between two communities of scholar-practitioners: critical realism and integral theory. Building on its origins at a symposium in Luxembourg…

  • The Post-Mobile Society

    The Post-Mobile Society

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138904590

    With the spread of mobile augmented reality, it has become very difficult to consider digital space and physical space independently. In this book, the authors identify and discuss the state 'Second Offline' which refers to a real-world environment…

  • Capitalism, Citizenship and the Arts of Thinking

    Capitalism, Citizenship and the Arts of Thinking
    av Kathryn Dean

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415553506

    Capitalism, Citizenship and the Arts of Thinking proposes a historical materialist ethic of human flourishing understood in terms of the practice of citizenship. It focuses on the ways in which capitalism's necessary mode of thinking - analytical th…

  • Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory
    av Brenda Farnell

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415781091

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that position…

  • Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory
    av Brenda Farnell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138798465

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that position…

  • Engaging with the World

    Engaging with the World

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415687102

    This title reflects the general theme of the 2010 IACR annual conference that was held in Padova, Italy, the aim of which was to provide a fresh view on some cultural and structural changes involving Western societies after the world economic crisis…

  • What's Critical About Critical Realism?

    What's Critical About Critical Realism?
    av Frederic Vandenberghe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415696012

    What's Critical About Critical Realism?: Essays in Reconstructive Social Theory draws together 4 major articles that are situated at the intersection of philosophy and sociology. Preceded by a general presentation of Bhaskars work, critical realism…

  • Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis

    Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415692328

    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…

  • Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis

    Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415686907

    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…

  • Crisis System

    Crisis System

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415818735

    This book throws light onto the nature and causes of three different but strongly interconnected crises in contemporary societies worldwide: an economic crisis, an ecological crisis and a normative (moral and political) crisis. These crises are refl…

  • Crisis System

    Crisis System

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415818742

    This book throws light onto the nature and causes of three different but strongly interconnected crises in contemporary societies worldwide: an economic crisis, an ecological crisis and a normative (moral and political) crisis. These crises are refl…

  • Reality and Self-Realization

    Reality and Self-Realization
    av MinGyu Seo

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415627245

    Since the publication of Roy Bhaskar's A Realist Theory of Science in 1975, critical realism has been evolved as one of the new developments in the areas of philosophy of natural and social science which offers an alternatively fresh view to the exi…

  • Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change

    Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415573870

    Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change is a major new book addressing one of the most challenging questions of our time. Its unique standpoint is based on the recognition that effective and coherent interdisciplinarity is necessary to deal with the…

  • The Formation of Critical Realism

    The Formation of Critical Realism
    av Roy Bhaskar

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415455022

    This series of interviews, conducted in the form of exchanges between Roy Bhaskar and Mervyn Hartwig, tells a riveting story of the formation and development of critical realism.Three intersecting and interweaving narratives unfold in the course of…

  • Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy

    Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy
    av John Mingers

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415519533

    Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy: A Confluence of Ideas seeks to re-address the whole question of philosophy and systems thinking for the twenty first century and provide a new work that would be of value to both systems and philoso…

  • Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy

    Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy
    av John Mingers

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138195714

    Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy: A Confluence of Ideas seeks to re-address the whole question of philosophy and systems thinking for the twenty first century and provide a new work that would be of value to both systems and philoso…

  • Understanding Mental Health

    Understanding Mental Health
    av David Pilgrim

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415824132

    David Pilgrim PhD is Professor of Health & Social Policy in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool.

  • Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

    Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and Social-Ecological Change

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138025196

    Southern Africa, where most of these book chapters originate, has been identified as one of regions of the world most at risk of the consequences of environmental degradation and climate change. At the same time, it is still seeking ways to overcome…

  • The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview

    The Economics of Science: A Critical Realist Overview
    av David Tyfield

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415688734

    Dramatic and controversial changes in the funding of science over the past two decades, towards its increasing commercialization, have stimulated a huge literature trying to set out an "economics of science". Whether broadly in favour or against the…

  • Post-Secularism, Realism and Utopia

    Post-Secularism, Realism and Utopia
    av Jolyon Agar

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415691802

    This book explores the contribution to recent developments in post-secularism, philosophical realism and utopianism made by key thinkers in the Hegelian tradition. It challenges dominant assumptions about what the relationship between religion and…

  • The Assumption of Agency Theory

    The Assumption of Agency Theory
    av Kate Forbes-Pitt

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415782111

    The Assumption of Agency Theory revisits the Turing Test and examines what Turing's assessor knew. It asks important questions about how machines vis a vis humans have been characterized since Turing, and seeks to reverse the trend of looking closel…