I initiated this series with
Edward Elgar Publishing in 1999 with the same purpose in mind that
was behind my initiating the Workshop which I direct at GMU --- to
encourage research by scholars at the intersection of the disciplines
of philosophy, politics and economics. My reasoning behind this is
simple -- economics is most powerful when it retains its "worldly
philosophy" character and at its worst when it falls into the
trap of believing itself to be a branch of "social engineering".
Creative research in political economy emerges from the tension that
is generated by conceiving of economics as philosophy and conceiving
of it as science --- political economy, in other words, is a philosophical
Anyway, I edit this series
of books and scholars interested in submitting their work for consideration
in this series are encourage to contact me at email@example.com.