Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Ethics and the Contemporary World book cover

    Ethics and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Edmonds

    Arguments about ethics often centre on the ‘big’ questions, such as euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are now as likely to be about sexuality and gender and the status of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right: The Political Thought of Carl Jung book cover

    Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right

    The Political Thought of Carl Jung, 1st Edition

    By Laurie M. Johnson

    Political theorist Laurie M. Johnson deals with Jung’s analysis of the effects of modern scientific rationalism on the development of communism, fascism and Nazism in the 20th century and applies this analysis to the rise of the New Right in the 21st century. Jung’s thought provides much needed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

      After 1989, human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Vulnerability book cover

    The Politics of Vulnerability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Estelle Ferrarese

    Vulnerability is a concept with fleeting contours as much it is an idea with assured academic success. In the United States, torturable, "mutilatable," and killable bodies are a wide topic of discussion, especially after September 11 and the ensuing bellicosity. In Europe, current reflection on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Disorientation book cover

    Geographies of Disorientation

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues book cover

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth: A Sublime Science of Simple Souls book cover

    Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    A Sublime Science of Simple Souls, 1st Edition

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Politics and Morals book cover

    Politics and Morals

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1946, this book reveals Croce’s dynamic conception of liberty, liberalism and the relation of individual morality to the State. The State which he discusses is more than a national government; it is a historical conception which takes in all ‘states’ - local and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    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 (…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

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