Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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

    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

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy: Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics book cover

    Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Reclaiming Representation: Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation book cover

    Reclaiming Representation

    Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation

    Edited by Mónica Brito Vieira

    Representation is integral to the functioning and legitimacy of modern government. Yet political theorists have often been reluctant to engage directly with questions of representation, and empirical political scientists have closed down such questions by making representation synonymous with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The Philosophy of Labour book cover

    The Philosophy of Labour

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy book cover

    Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy

    Edited by Shaun Young

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

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