Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • A Theory of Understanding: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives book cover

    A Theory of Understanding

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Chart

    This title was first published in 2000. Philosophers have been greatly concerned with the nature of explanation, but no account has been fully satisfactory within science or plausible in the wider world. The author asserts that this is due to a misplaced focus and that instead of focusing on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism book cover

    The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    1st Edition

    By Erika Cudworth, Stephen Hobden

    This is the first book to make the argument for an emancipatory project from within a posthuman framework. Responding to critics, Cudworth and Hobden argue that while some posthumanisms may be less critical, it is possible to develop a political programme from a posthuman perspective. Cudworth and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Martin Buber and His Critics (Routledge Revivals): An Annotated Bibliography of Writings in English through 1978 book cover

    Martin Buber and His Critics (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Writings in English through 1978, 1st Edition

    By Willard Moonan

    First published in 1981. Martin Buber has been acclaimed as one of the major philosophical and religious thinkers of the twentieth century with his influence and achievements spanning numerous fields — however in each of these areas his work has also been severely criticised and his influence…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

    While it has many connections to other topics in normative and applied ethics, discrimination is a central subject in philosophy in its own right. It plays a significant role in relation to many real-life complaints about unjust treatment or unjust inequalities, and it raises a number of questions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Shelley and the Romantic Revolution book cover

    Shelley and the Romantic Revolution

    1st Edition

    By F.A. Lea

    First published in 1945. In this work the author seeks to correct the misinterpretation and incorrect labelling of Shelley’s thought. While not neglecting Shelley as a poet, this book focuses on his contributions made to the general movement of political and philosophical thought of his era and by…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    RLE: Percy Shelley

  • Public Reason in Political Philosophy: Classic Sources and Contemporary Commentaries book cover

    Public Reason in Political Philosophy

    Classic Sources and Contemporary Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Gerald Gaus

    When people of good faith and sound mind disagree deeply about moral, religious, and other philosophical matters, how can we justify political institutions to all of them? The idea of public reason—of a shared public standard, despite disagreement—arose in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Mind Unmasked: A Political Phenomenology of Consciousness book cover

    Mind Unmasked

    A Political Phenomenology of Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Weinstein, Timothy M. Yetman

    The human mind has proven uniquely capable of unraveling untold mysteries, and yet, the mind is fundamentally challenged when it turns back on itself to ask what it itself is. How do we conceive of mind in this postmodern world; how can we use philosophical anthropology to understand mind and its…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ewan Stein

    More than three years after the beginning of the wave of Arab uprisings, an understanding of the role of intellectuals in political change across the region has never been more important. This timely volume on Intellectuals in the Modern Middle East combines geographical and chronological breadth…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Surveillance

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Macnish

    The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of surveillance. Addressing important questions such as: Is it ever acceptable to spy on one's allies? To what degree should the state be able to intrude into its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane D. Courtland

    Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Logic of Commitment book cover

    The Logic of Commitment

    1st Edition

    By Gary Chartier

    This book develops and defends a conception of commitment and explores its limits. Gary Chartier shows how commitment serves to resolve conflicts between ordinary moral intuitions and the reality that the basic aspects of human well-being are incommensurable. He outlines a variety of overlapping…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

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