Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Critical Theories and the Budapest School: Politics, Culture, Modernity book cover

    Critical Theories and the Budapest School

    Politics, Culture, Modernity

    Edited by John Rundell, Jonathan Pickle

    Critical Theories and the Budapest School brings together new perspectives on the Budapest School in the context of contemporary developments in critical theory. Engaging with the work of the prominent group of figures associated with Georg Lukács, this book sheds new light on the unique and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Injustice of Punishment book cover

    The Injustice of Punishment

    By Bruce N. Waller

    The Injustice of Punishment emphasizes that we can never make sense of moral responsibility while also acknowledging that punishment is sometimes unavoidable. Recognizing both the injustice and the necessity of punishment is painful but also beneficial. It motivates us to find effective means of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion: Between Public Reason and Pluralism book cover

    Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State book cover

    Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Nietzschean Mind book cover

    The Nietzschean Mind

    Edited by Paul Katsafanas

    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest thinkers of the nineteenth century. As a German philosopher and cultural critic his work has had and continues to have a significant influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history. The Nietzschean Mind…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophical Minds

  • Social Generativity: A Relational Paradigm for Social Change book cover

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context: A New Translation and Commentary of Politics Books 5 and 6 book cover

    Aristotle’s Political Philosophy in its Historical Context

    A New Translation and Commentary of Politics Books 5 and 6

    By Andrew Lintott

    This book offers new translations of Aristotle’s Politics 5 and 6, accompanied by an introduction and commentary, targeted at historians and those who like to read political science in the context in which it was produced. Philosophical analysis remains essential and there is no intention to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Media and the Public Sphere: A Deliberative Model of Democracy book cover

    The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draws together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments, while excluding others, and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Panarchy: Political Theories of Non-Territorial States book cover

    Panarchy

    Political Theories of Non-Territorial States

    Edited by Aviezer Tucker, Gian Piero de Bellis

    Panarchy is a normative political meta-theory that advocates non-territorial states founded on actual social contracts that are explicitly negotiated and signed between states and their prospective citizens. The explicit social contract, or a constitution, sets the terms under which a state may use…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference: Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements book cover

    Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference

    Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements

    By Brian C. Lovato

    It has been nearly two centuries since Marx famously turned Hegel on his head in order to repurpose dialectics as a revolutionary way of thinking about the internal contradictions of our social relations. Despite critiques from post-structuralists, post-colonialists, and others, there has been a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Defending Associative Duties book cover

    Defending Associative Duties

    By Jonathan Seglow

    This book explores the associative duties we owe to our children, parents, friends, colleagues, associates and compatriots and defends a novel account which justifies such duties through the realization of values that are produced in these various kinds of social relationships. Seglow engages with…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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