Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • The Repugnant Conclusion: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    The Repugnant Conclusion

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cowie

    The Repugnant Conclusion is a controversial theorem about population size. It states that a sufficiently large population of lives that are barely worth living is better than a smaller population of high quality lives. This is highly counter-intuitive. It implies that we can improve the world by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Prison House of Alienation book cover

    The Prison House of Alienation

    1st Edition

    By Murzban Jal

    The Prison House of Alienation is an exploration of the humanist theme of alienation that Marx theorized in his Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844. It relates this theme of alienation with the themes of haunting in the Manifesto of the Communist Party and accumulation of capital that he…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Injustice for All: America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It book cover

    Injustice for All

    America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Between Deontology and Justice: Chinese and Western Perspectives book cover

    Between Deontology and Justice

    Chinese and Western Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Genyou Wu

    In China, political philosophy is still a comparatively new academic discipline. While there is no such phrase as “political philosophy” in ancient Chinese texts, there are elements within them that could be considered part of that field. Central questions of Chinese ancient political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Critique in a Neoliberal Age book cover

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age brings a critique of ideology to main debates within economic sociology, populism studies, the neoliberal university, therapy culture, contemporary intimacies and feminism. Over the last decades, neoliberalism has worked to lift social protections and political…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Mental Basis of Responsibility book cover

    The Mental Basis of Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By Walter Glannon

    This title was first published in 2002: This book is an analysis of the ways in which mental states ground attributions of responsibility to persons. Particular features of the book include: attention to the agent’s epistemic capacity for beliefs about the foreseeable consequences of actions and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Fischer

    There isn’t one conversation about animal ethics. Instead, there are several important ones that are scattered across many disciplines.This volume both surveys the field of animal ethics and draws professional philosophers, graduate students, and undergraduates more deeply into the discussions that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World book cover

    Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Global Justice in East Asia book cover

    Global Justice in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugo El Kholi, Jun-Hyeok Kwak

    As a fascinating study of global justice in Asia, this book presents a series of contributions reflecting upon the conditions of a greater involvement of East Asian traditions of thought in the debate on global justice. Including chapters on diverse issues such as global social inequalities, human…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Philosophy and the Human Paradox: Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity book cover

    Philosophy and the Human Paradox

    Essays on Reason, Truth and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Alan Montefiore

    Edited by Danielle Sands

    This book collects essays by Alan Montefiore on the role philosophy plays in the formation of the self, and how philosophical questions regarding the nature of reason, truth, and identity inform ethics and politics. It offers a comprehensive overview of Montefiore’s influential, non-dogmatic…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics book cover

    Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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