Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism book cover

    The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    By Erika Cudworth, Stephen Hobden

    This is the first book to provide an overview of a range of different perspectives within a posthuman framework, and to make the argument for a progressive emancipatory project from a posthuman perspective. With the emergence of viewpoints critical of such approaches, the books address these…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

    Edited by Shane D. Courtland

    Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Geographies of Disorientation book cover

    Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity book cover

    Phenomenology of Plurality

    Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity

    By Sophie Loidolt

    This book develops a unique phenomenology of plurality by introducing Hannah Arendt’s work into current debates taking place in the phenomenological tradition. Loidolt offers a systematic treatment of plurality that unites the fields of phenomenology, political theory, social ontology, and Arendt…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Strange Gods: Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law book cover

    Strange Gods

    Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Public Reason in Political Philosophy: Classic Sources and Contemporary Commentaries book cover

    Public Reason in Political Philosophy

    Classic Sources and Contemporary Commentaries

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Gerald Gaus

    When people of good faith and sound mind disagree deeply about moral, religious, and other philosophical matters, how can we justify political institutions to all of them? The idea of public reason—of a shared public standard, despite disagreement—arose in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    Edited by Jason F. Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right.  The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative, without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal)…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

    Edited by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

    While it has many connections to other topics in normative and applied ethics, discrimination is a central subject in philosophy in its own right. It plays a significant role in relation to many real-life complaints about unjust treatment or unjust inequalities, and it raises a number of questions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age book cover

    Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Dignity and Human Rights: Language Philosophy and Social Realizations book cover

    Dignity and Human Rights

    Language Philosophy and Social Realizations

    By Stephan P. Leher

    Is it impossible to assess dignity, the agency of autonomy and equality of rights under the current rule of law, when we are met by global challenges like climate change, financial crisis, food crisis, natural disasters, inequality, violent conflicts and trade disputes? Drawing on European…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Human Rights and the Environment book cover

    Human Rights and the Environment

    Edited by Tim Hayward

    The notion of ‘human rights’ is perhaps the most weighty and widely recognized ethical category of our time, while environmental threats are among the greatest challenges currently facing civilization. It is unsurprising therefore that questions about and around the connection between human…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

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