Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Against Autonomy: Lyotard, Judgement and Action book cover

    Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action, 1st Edition

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth book cover

    Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Free Will, Responsibility, and Crime: An Introduction book cover

    Free Will, Responsibility, and Crime

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Ken Levy

    In his book, philosopher and law professor Ken Levy explains why he agrees with most people, but not with most other philosophers, about free will and responsibility.  Most people believe that we have both—that is, that our choices, decisions, and actions are neither determined nor undetermined but…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Human Rights

    A Systematic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anat Biletzki

    An introductory text to the philosophy of human rights, this book provides an innovative, systematic study of the concepts, ideas, and theories of human rights. It examines the principal philosophical issues that arise in specific areas of rights, such as women’s rights, minority rights, or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Latin American and Latinx Philosophy: A Collaborative Introduction book cover

    Latin American and Latinx Philosophy

    A Collaborative Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Eli Sanchez Jr.

    Latin American and Latinx Philosophy: A Collaborative Introduction is a beginner’s guide to canonical texts in Latin American and Latinx philosophy, providing the non-specialist with necessary historical and philosophical context, and demonstrating their contemporary relevance. It is written in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon M. Meagher, Samantha Noll, Joseph S. Biehl

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising forty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics:…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Luck Egalitarianism: Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and his critics book cover

    Luck Egalitarianism

    Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and his critics, 1st Edition

    Edited by David V. Axelsen, Juliana Bidadanure, Tim Meijers

    This edited volume offers a critical discussion of luck egalitarianism – one of the most prominent views in contemporary political philosophy – through an exploration of the theory of one of its leading proponents, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen.  When (if ever) can inequalities in how well peoples’…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    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
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • 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
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • 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
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

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