Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation: A New Way of Learning book cover

    Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of cross-cultural conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries such as nation-state and identity, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyses how scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Law's Sacrifice: Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy book cover

    Law's Sacrifice

    Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • A History of Utilitarian Ethics: Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875 book cover

    A History of Utilitarian Ethics

    Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hollander

    In this landmark volume, Samuel Hollander presents a fresh and compelling history of moral philosophy from Locke to John Stuart Mill, showing that a ‘moral sense’ can actually be considered compatible with utilitarianism. The book also explores the link between utilitarianism and distributive…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Survival Regime: Global War and the Political book cover

    The Survival Regime

    Global War and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Edgar Illas

    The Survival Regime explores the concept of survival to describe the effects on politics of the fusion of war and capital in globalization. Survival defines a sort of degree zero governmentality that has resulted from the crumbling of the political and spatial architecture of modernity,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke book cover

    The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • John Locke: Prophet of Common Sense book cover

    John Locke

    Prophet of Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By M. V. C. Jeffreys

    Originally published in 1967. Locke's views in the field of education had great influence in the UK and abroad; and the aim of this book is to present them in the context of his general philosophical thinking, since it was mainly as a philosopher that Locke won his place in history. Because Locke…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Private and Public: Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson book cover

    Private and Public

    Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Gobetti

    Originally published in 1992. This arresting and innovative book combines political theory with the history of political thought to question the conceptual conventions and tacit assumptions which surround the concepts of private and public. In seeking the foundations of the modern liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy: A Series of Essays book cover

    Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy

    A Series of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by George L. Kline

    Originally published in 1952. This book collects numerous works on the revival of Spinoza scholarship in the Soviet Union during the 1920s and 30's, including the emergence of conflicting Marxist schools of Spinoza interpretation. This work includes translations by Kline of seven major articles on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • How Capitalism Forms Our Lives book cover

    How Capitalism Forms Our Lives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alyson Cole, Estelle Ferrarese

    By using the concept of capitalism as a “form of life”, the authors in this volume reconceive capitalism, and its mechanisms and effects on our bodies and on our common life. The idea that capitalism is more than a discrete economic system and instead a “form of life” that shapes our relationships…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes book cover

    The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

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