Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Unequivocal Justice book cover

    Unequivocal Justice

    By Christopher Freiman

    Unequivocal Justice challenges the prevailing view within political philosophy that broadly free market regimes are inconsistent with the basic principles of liberal egalitarian justice. Freiman argues that the liberal egalitarian rejection of free market regimes rests on a crucial methodological…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Surveillance

    An Introduction

    By Kevin Macnish

    The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of surveillance. Addressing important questions such as: Is it ever acceptable to spy on one's allies? To what degree should the state be able to intrude into its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler: Capitalism, technology and the politics of spirit book cover

    The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, technology and the politics of spirit

    By Ross Abbinnett

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the work of Bernard Stiegler, one of the most influential living social and political philosophers of the twenty-first century. Focusing on Stiegler’s thought on hyperindustrial societies and the development of technological systems through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Property-Owning Democracy: Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Civility in Politics and Education book cover

    Civility in Politics and Education

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison

    This book examines the concept of civility and the conditions of civil disagreement in politics and education. Although many assume that civility is merely polite behavior, it functions to aid rational discourse. Building on this basic assumption, the book offers multiple accounts of civility and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Civil Society in Liberal Democracy book cover

    Civil Society in Liberal Democracy

    By Mark Jensen

    In this contribution to contemporary political philosophy, Jensen aims to develop a model of civil society for deliberative democracy. In the course of developing the model, he also provides a thorough account of the meaning and use of "civil society" in contemporary scholarship as well as a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Fudamental Problems of Life: An Essay on Citizenship as Pursuit of Values book cover

    Fudamental Problems of Life

    An Essay on Citizenship as Pursuit of Values

    By J.S. Mackenzie

    In this volume, originally published in 1928, Mackenzie explores the meaning of Value and its place and relation in human thought and life. Divided into two parts, the first concerns itself with more general problems concerning Value while the latter part details the bearing Value has upon social…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Republicanism in Northeast Asia book cover

    Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror': Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics book cover

    Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus: New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind book cover

    Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus

    New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind

    By W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz

    "The purpose of the evolution of life is its fullness and perfection. Human evolution is a journey to ever greater freedom, and moral and intellectual perfection." "Our time is the age of postmodernity and the clash of epochs. But a new age of humanity is rising. It is evolutionity or the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

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