Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing book cover

    The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Moral and Civic Education: Shaping Citizens and Their Schools book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Moral and Civic Education

    Shaping Citizens and Their Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Macleod, Christine Tappolet

    Many people place great stock in the importance of civic virtue to the success of democratic communities. Is this hope well-grounded? The fundamental question is whether it is even possible to cultivate ethical and civic virtues in the first place. Taking for granted that it is possible, at least…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Justice, Community and Globalization: Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    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

  • Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection reissues 17 titles that provide an excellent overview of 18th century philosophy – as well as the debates that surround the topic. Featuring works on Berkeley, Hume, Kant and Rousseau, among others, the collection examines a host of philosophical arguments by the leading thinkers of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Rousseau and the Modern State book cover

    Rousseau and the Modern State

    1st Edition

    By Alfred Cobban

    First published in 1934, and revised and expanded in 1964, this book is the standard work on the political thought of Rousseau. It was acclaimed by English reviewers as ‘an excellently arranged, lucidly written, unbiased account of Rousseau’s political theory’, a ‘scholarly book, distinguished for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Berkeley: The Philosophy of Immaterialism book cover

    Berkeley: The Philosophy of Immaterialism

    1st Edition

    By I.C. Tipton

    This book, first published in 1974, presents a critical examination of Berkeley’s immaterialism. It is based on a detailed study of his writings (in particular of his notebooks), and while it places his ideas against their eighteenth-century background it also takes into account the various…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • David Hume's Theory of Mind book cover

    David Hume's Theory of Mind

    1st Edition

    By Daniel E. Flage

    This book, first published in 1990, is a detailed examination of David Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature. It shows that the theory of mind developed in the Trestise is a thread which ties together many of the seemingly unrelated philosophical issues discussed in the work. Hume’s primary objective was…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Voltaire book cover

    Voltaire

    1st Edition

    By Richard Aldington

    This book, first published in 1929, is an assessment of Voltaire’s life and works. It contains valuable biographical details, as well as studies of his works, philosophy, poetry, plays and literary criticism.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Kant on Absolute Value: A Critical Examination of Certain Key Notions in Kant's 'Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals' and of his Ontology of Personal Value book cover

    Kant on Absolute Value

    A Critical Examination of Certain Key Notions in Kant's 'Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals' and of his Ontology of Personal Value, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Æ. Hutchings

    The thesis of this book, first published in 1972, is that Kant’s notions of ‘absolute worth’, the ‘unconditioned’ and ‘unconditioned worth’ are rationalistic and confused, and that they spoil his ontology of personal value and tend to subvert his splendid idea of the person as an End in himself.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

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