Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children, Family and the State book cover

    Children, Family and the State

    1st Edition

    By David William Archard

    This title was first published in 2003. This book critically examines the moral and political status of the child by a consideration of three interrelated questions: What rights if any does the child have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child do parents have? What rights over and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Thought of Aurel Kolnai book cover

    The Life and Thought of Aurel Kolnai

    1st Edition

    By Francis Dunlop

    This title was first published in 2002: ’I sincerely believe that Dr Kolnai is one of the most original and stimulating thinkers in the field of political philosophy alive today.’ Karl Popper Kolnai's moral and political thought was developed against the background of Liberal and then Bolshevist…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Art and Liberation: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4 book cover

    Art and Liberation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse

    Edited by Douglas Kellner

    The role of art in Marcuse’s work has often been neglected, misinterpreted or underplayed. His critics accused him of a religion of art and aesthetics that leads to an escape from politics and society. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Marcuse analyzes culture and art in the context of how it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
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    Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers

  • Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations book cover

    Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
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  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony: The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa book cover

    Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
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    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985): A Rational Perspective book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Power of Shame (1985)

    A Rational Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Heller

    First published in 1985, this book provides a stimulating series of inter-connected essays which address the theme of shame, which, unlike the problem of conscience, has been seldom discussed by moral philosophers. The essays focus on the ethical regulation of human action and judgement, examining…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory book cover

    Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Rostboll, Theresa Scavenius

    Until recently, discussions of compromise have been largely absent in political theory. However, political theorists have become increasingly interested in understanding the practice and justification of compromise in politics. This interest is connected to the increased concern with pluralism and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
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    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Nature of Philosophy book cover

    Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Nature of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    For the past fifteen years, Aikin and Talisse have been working collaboratively on a new vision of American pragmatism, one which sees pragmatism as a living and developing philosophical idiom that originates in the work of the "classical" pragmatisms of Charles Peirce, William James, and John…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
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    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Culture and Enlightenment: Essays for György Markus book cover

    Culture and Enlightenment

    Essays for György Markus, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crittenden

    Edited by John Grumley

    This title was first published in 2002: Culture and Enlightenment are the two words that best characterise the essence of György Markus's career, in whose honour this book is published. Markus devoted the last twenty years of research towards a theory of cultural objectivations and their…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Injustice of Punishment book cover

    The Injustice of Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Bruce N. Waller

    The Injustice of Punishment emphasizes that we can never make sense of moral responsibility while also acknowledging that punishment is sometimes unavoidable. Recognizing both the injustice and the necessity of punishment is painful but also beneficial. It motivates us to find effective means of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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