Books in category Philosophy – Social

  • 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.

  • The Philosophy of Social Science

    The Philosophy of Social Science
    Martin Hollis

    An introduction to the philosophy of social science from a well-known author.

  • The Individual without Passions

    The Individual without Passions
    Elena Pulcini

    This is most evident in the phenomenon of the gift (as interpreted by Marcel Mauss and his contemporary heirs), the “hidden” testimony of a desire for belonging that enables one to think of a new figure of the individual: homo …

  • Suicide

    Suicide
    Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Partez à la découverte du suicide avec ce Grand Article Universalis !

  • Constructing the Nation

    Constructing the Nation
    Mariana Ortega

    Philosophers and social theorists of color examine how racism can creep into defensive forms of nationalism.

  • The Philosophy of Social Science

    The Philosophy of Social Science
    Garry Potter

    New Perspectives of the Philosophy of Social Science is essential reading for students of social theory and the philosophy of social science. Students across the full range of social science disciplines will find the book of interest.

  • Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion Second Edition

    Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion – Second Edition
    Randal Marlin

    This book develops a sophisticated account of propaganda and its intriguing history.

  • The Death Penalty Volume 2

    The Death Penalty, Volume 2
    Jacques Derrida

    "In this newest installment in Chicagos series of Jacques Derridas seminars, the renowned philosopher attempts one of his most ambitious goals: the first truly philosophical argument against the death penalty.

  • Hermeneutics and Social Science Routledge Revivals

    Hermeneutics and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)
    Zygmunt Bauman

    Originally published in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole.

  • The Open Society and Its Enemies

    The Open Society and Its Enemies
    Karl Sir Popper

    ‘If in this book harsh words are spoken about some of the greatest among the intellectual leaders of mankind, my motive is not, I hope, to belittle them.

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