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In Memoriam

John Urry, 1946–2016

Bob Jessop

with Roy Bhaskar’s A Realist Theory of Science (also published in 1975), inspired my own work in the philosophy of social sciences. However, always interested in staying abreast with changing theoretical as well as substantive debates, John read

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Natural Sciences and Social Sciences

Where Do the Twain Meet?

C. S. A. (Kris) van Koppen

. In a similar way as with critical theory, the book explores other philosophical and sociological debates that bear on knowledge and science. He discusses the epistemological arguments of Hume and Kant, the philosophies of science of Hans Reichenbach

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Citizenship in religious clothing?

Navayana Buddhism and Dalit emancipation in late 1990s Uttar Pradesh

Nicolas Jaoul

“New Vehicle,” Navayana Buddhism, was designed by him to free Dalits and Indian society at large from the bondage of caste. 2 Although strongly impressed with the promise of political equality and influenced by the political philosophy of the American

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For a Synaesthetics of Seeing

Naisargi N. Dave

skin . The French philosopher Michel Serres, in his The Five Senses: A Philosophy of Mingled Bodies ( Serres 2017 ), uses this term a lot, impress , and I think for him it means what Lispector means when she uses the term exist (both are

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Temperature and Capital

Measuring the Future with Quantified Heat

Scott W. Schwartz

Vaihinger eloquently codified this epistemological shift in his philosophy of “As if …” Here he outlines how knowledge is produced based on hypothetical outputs. Fittingly, Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations is his example. Smith eliminates indeterminate

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Agonistic Interpretation

A New Paradigm in Response to Current Developments

Nicole Deufel

) that influence people’s sense of heritage and their expressions of it. I call this approach to interpretation agonistic interpretation. The Interpretive Authorised Heritage Discourse It is first necessary to analyse the existing dominant philosophy of

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Putting Together the Anthropology of Tax and the Anthropology of Ethics

Soumhya Venkatesan

the price for welfare, immigration, health, development interventions, and so on. In my work with economic right-wingers, I seek to answer questions that include the following: How does a right-wing philosophy of tax develop on the ground? How do

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Humans “in the Loop”?

Human-Centrism, Posthumanism, and AI

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

, Meredith Whittaker , and Kate Crawford . 2017 . AI Now 2017 Report . . Engster , Daniel . 2006 . “ Care Ethics and Animal Welfare .” Journal of Social Philosophy 37 ( 4 ): 5236 . 10.1111/j

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen

to social change and often speak each other’s language when they meet, as a polite gesture. There are other traditions of cosmopolitan politesse as well, which have arisen independently of European social philosophy and social organisation, and I

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Nigel Dodd

: Penguin . Simmel , Georg . 2004 . The Philosophy of Money: Third Enlarged Edition . Ed. David Frisby ; trans. Tom Bottomore and David Frisby . London : Routledge . Skidelsky , Robert , and Edward Skidelsky . 2012 . How Much Is Enough