Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis: The Past is Prologue book cover

    Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis

    The Past is Prologue, 1st Edition

    By William Briggs

    Will capitalism survive forever? Capitalism has always lived in and with crisis. Wars, revolutions, economic depression and repeated recessions, the threat of nuclear annihilation and ecological disaster have all failed to break the dominance of this economic and political system. Challenging the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change book cover

    Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Alex Broom, Jeremy Moss

    This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people’s lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • What We Ought and What We Can book cover

    What We Ought and What We Can

    1st Edition

    By Alex King

    Are we able to do everything we ought to do? According to the important but controversial Ought Implies Can principle, the answer is yes. In this book Alex King sheds some much-needed light on this principle. She argues that it is flawed because we are obligated to perform some actions that we…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Law, Modernity, Postmodernity: Legal Change in the Contracting State book cover

    Law, Modernity, Postmodernity

    Legal Change in the Contracting State, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Edgeworth

    This title was first published in 2003. This book examines the interrelationship between the unravelling of the post-war welfare state and legal change. By reference to theorists of postmodernity such as Zygmunt Bauman, Scott Lash and John Urry, and David Harvey, the principal argument is that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Intellectual Origins of Modernity book cover

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity explores the long and winding road of modernity from Rousseau to Foucault, and its roots, which are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the Promethean passion of Western man. Modernity is the Promethean passion, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Deweyan Experimentalism and the Problem of Method in Political Philosophy book cover

    Deweyan Experimentalism and the Problem of Method in Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Joshua Forstenzer

    This book proposes a pragmatist methodological framework for generating practically relevant political philosophy. It draws on John Dewey’s social and political philosophy to develop an "experimentalist" method, thus charting a middle course between idealism and realism in political philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Benedetto Croce: Collected Works book cover

    Benedetto Croce

    Collected Works, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1921 and 1950 the volumes in this collection showcase many of the most important philosophical, political and literary works of Benedetto Croce. The volumes Discuss key political, philosophical and aesthetic issues such as freedom and historical judgment Reveal…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Politics and Morals book cover

    Politics and Morals

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1946, this book reveals Croce’s dynamic conception of liberty, liberalism and the relation of individual morality to the State. The State which he discusses is more than a national government; it is a historical conception which takes in all ‘states’ - local and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

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