Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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

  • Political Theory and Global Climate Action: Recasting the Public Sphere book cover

    Political Theory and Global Climate Action

    Recasting the Public Sphere, 1st Edition

    By Idil Boran

    From around the world, cities and regions, civil society networks and businesses, nongovernmental organizations and institutions for research and learning, and many others, are taking action on climate change. The role of these nonstate and substate actors is increasingly being recognized in the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Migration, Protest Movements and the Politics of Resistance: A Radical Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Migration, Protest Movements and the Politics of Resistance

    A Radical Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Elena Paris

    Migration and cosmopolitanism are said to be complementary. Cosmopolitanism means to be a citizen of the world, and migration, without impediments, should be the natural starting point for a cosmopolitan view. However, the intensification of migration, through an increasing number of refugees and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Development: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Ingram, Thomas J Derdak

    The Ethics of Development: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of development. The book addresses important questions such as: What does development mean? Is there a human right to development? If we aim for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One: Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848 book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One

    Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the first part of Raymond Aron's landmark two-volume study of the sociological tradition—arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the very question of modernity: how did the intellectual currents…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom: Transcending Natural Rights book cover

    Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Seth Geddert

    Human rights are thought to guarantee pluralism by protecting individual liberty from imposed religious conceptions of virtue. Yet critics often argue that this secular focus on merely avoiding violations can also enable unfettered individualism and undermine appeals to the common good. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2: Durkheim, Pareto, Weber book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

    Durkheim, Pareto, Weber, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition – arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Émile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Philosophies of Difference: Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference book cover

    Philosophies of Difference

    Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan S. Gustafsson, Rebecca Hill, Helen Ngo

    Philosophies of Difference engages with the concept of difference in relation to a number of fundamental philosophical and political problems. Insisting on the inseparability of ontology, ethics and politics, the essays and interview in this volume offer original and timely approaches to thinking…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Art and Craft of Political Theory book cover

    The Art and Craft of Political Theory

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Paul Thiele

    The Art and Craft of Political Theory provides a critical overview of the discipline’s core concepts and concerns and highlights its development of critical thinking and practical judgment. The field’s interdisciplinary strengths are deployed to grapple with emerging issues and engage afresh…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Technology book cover

    Heidegger on Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron James Wendland, Christopher Merwin, Christos Hadjioannou

    This collection offers the first comprehensive and definitive account of Martin Heidegger’s philosophy of technology. It does so through a detailed analysis of canonical texts and recently published primary sources on two crucial concepts in Heidegger’s later thought: Gelassenheit and Gestell.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror: The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism book cover

    The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror

    The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal resources available to contemporary democracies to confront…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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