Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • The Political Philosophy of Human Life book cover

    The Political Philosophy of Human Life

    1st Edition

    By Piergiorgio Donatelli

    This book addresses the notion of ‘human life’ that lies at the foundation of contemporary thinking in the areas of law, politics and ethics. Centrally, it engages the deep divide, characteristic of this thinking, between: on the one hand, those who wish to do away with any anthropological…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • A Defense of Simulated Experience: New Noble Lies book cover

    A Defense of Simulated Experience

    New Noble Lies, 1st Edition

    By Mark Silcox

    This book defends an account of the positive psychological, ethical, and political value of simulated human experience. Philosophers from Plato and Augustine to Heidegger, Nozick, and Baudrillard have warned us of the dangers of living on too heavy a diet of illusion and make-believe. But…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Confucius and the Modern World book cover

    Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration book cover

    Unjust Borders

    Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration, 1st Edition

    By Javier S. Hidalgo

    States restrict immigration on a massive scale. Governments fortify their borders with walls and fences, authorize border patrols, imprison migrants in detention centers, and deport large numbers of foreigners. Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration argues that immigration…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter E. Gordon, Espen Hammer, Axel Honneth

    The portentous terms and phrases associated with the first decades of the Frankfurt School – exile, the dominance of capitalism, fascism – seem as salient today as they were in the early twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School addresses the many early concerns of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • A Philosophy of Autobiography: Body & Text book cover

    A Philosophy of Autobiography

    Body & Text, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This book offers intimate readings of a diverse range of global autobiographical literature with an emphasis on the (re)presentation of the physical body. The twelve texts discussed here include philosophical autobiography (Nietzsche), autobiographies of self-experimentation (Gandhi, Mishima,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annabelle Lever, Andrei Poama

    What does it mean to do public policy ethics today? How should philosophers engage with ethical issues in policy-making when policy decisions are circumscribed by political and pragmatic concerns? How do ethical issues in public policy differ between areas such as foreign policy, criminal justice,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Democracy in Theory and Practice book cover

    Democracy in Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Democracy in Theory and Practice presents an authoritative overview of democratic theory today. Its distinctive approach links theory to practice, emphasizing the wide variety of institutions and procedures through which core democratic principles are implemented and the normative and practical…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Postmortal Society: Towards a Sociology of Immortality book cover

    Postmortal Society

    Towards a Sociology of Immortality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Throughout history mankind has struggled to reconcile itself with the inescapability of its own mortality. This book explores the themes of immortality and survivalism in contemporary culture, shedding light on the varied and ingenious ways in which humans and human societies aspire to confront and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance book cover

    Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Revolution: Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today book cover

    Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today, 1st Edition

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • The Meanings of Violence: From Critical Theory to Biopolitics book cover

    The Meanings of Violence

    From Critical Theory to Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Rae, Emma Ingala

    Violence has long been noted to be a fundamental aspect of the human condition. Traditionally, however, philosophical discussions have tended to approach it through the lens of warfare and/or limit it to physical forms. This changed in the twentieth century as the nature and meaning of ‘violence’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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