Books in category Philosophy – Social

  • Discourses on Society

    Discourses on Society
    Peter Wagner, Björn Wittrock, Richard P. Whitley

    This book, which represents probably the most comprehensive discussion of the emergence of modem social science yet produced, is of far more than merely historical interest.

  • Love and Justice as Competences

    Love and Justice as Competences
    Luc Boltanski

    For anyone who wants to understand what a critical sociology might mean today, this book is an essential text.

  • Beyond Blood Identities

    Beyond Blood Identities
    Jason D. Hill

    In this highly original work, Jason D. Hill argues that strong racial, ethnic and national identities, which he refers to as 'tribal identities,' function according to a separatist logic that does irreparable damage to our moral lives.

  • Poststructuralism and After

    Poststructuralism and After
    D. Howarth

    This book articulates the key theoretical assumptions of poststructuralism, but also probes its limits, evaluates rival approaches and elaborates new concepts.

  • The Controversial Kierkegaard

    The Controversial Kierkegaard

    Translation of: Den kontroversielle Kierkegaard.

  • On Settling

    On Settling
    Robert E. Goodin

    So, the next time you're faced with a thorny problem, just settle. It's no failure. "This is a profound book by one of our very best social philosophers.

  • Education and the Voice of Michael Oakeshott

    Education and the Voice of Michael Oakeshott
    Kevin Williams

    This is hardly surprising in view of his influence on Paul Hirst and Richard Peters, two philosophers whose work had an enormous impact on educational thinking and practice in the English-speaking world.

  • Reality Reason and Rights

    Reality, Reason, and Rights
    Douglas B. Rasmussen, Aeon J. Skoble, Douglas J. Den Uyl

    This collection of essays seeks to explore Machan’s philosophical ideas by considering some of the basic issues with which he has been concerned throughout his long and highly productive career.

  • The Politics and Morality of Deviance

    The Politics and Morality of Deviance
    Nachman Ben-Yehuda

    Mills' concept of motivational accounting systems is utilized throughout the text in order to illustrate how the micro and macro levels of analysis can be integrated.

  • Partorire con il corpo e con la mente

    Partorire con il corpo e con la mente
    Francesca Rigotti

    Francesca Rigotti insegna Concetti e metafore della politica presso la Facoltà di Scienze della comunicazione dell’Università della Svizzera italiana di Lugano. Collabora all’«Unità» e al «Sole 24 ore».

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