Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing: Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle book cover

    Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands book cover

    Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    1st Edition

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement book cover

    Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Radicalism of Romantic Love: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Radicalism of Romantic Love

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renata Grossi, David West

    Undoubtedly Romantic love has come to saturate our culture and is often considered to be a, or even the, major existential goal of our lives, capable of providing us with both our sense of worth and way of being in the world. The Radicalism of Romantic Love interrogates the purported radicalism of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Negativity and Democracy: Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition book cover

    Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture—that is, the logic of the capitalist system—is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934): Germany and World-Historical Evolution book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the majority of this book was developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power, with additional material which reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Marxist History of Capitalism book cover

    A Marxist History of Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Henry Heller

    Henry Heller’s short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx’s economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays book cover

    Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays

    1st Edition

    By Ato Sekyi-Otu

     Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays presents a defense of universalism as the foundation of moral and political arguments and commitments. Consisting of five intertwined essays, the book claims that centering such arguments and commitments on a particular place, in this instance the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

  • Post-Marxist Marxism: Questioning the Answer book cover

    Post-Marxist Marxism

    Questioning the Answer, 1st Edition

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1996, Post-Marxist Marxism is a discussion of realism in a Post-Marxist context. The book argues that this discussion must take two simultaneous routes: recognizing deconstruction as the tool of enquiry to disentangle the insufficiency of contemporary answers in political…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Easels of Utopia: Art's Fact Returned book cover

    Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned, 1st Edition

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1998, Easels of Utopia presents a discussion of art's duration and contingency within the avant garde's aesthetic parameters, which throughout this century have constructed, influenced, and informed our definitions of modernity. In this context the book reads Umberto…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal book cover

    Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy: Power, Law, and Subjectivity book cover

    Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

13Series in Political Philosophy

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