Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934): Germany and World-Historical Evolution book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the majority of this book was developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power, with additional material which reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    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

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Autonomy Unbound book cover

    Autonomy Unbound

    1st Edition

    By Paul Barry Clarke

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how the question of autonomy has come to be of recent interest in political theory. The author argues that autonomy goes deep into the Western consciousness and is a part of our very mode of being. He suggests that while autonomy is not universal,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Neo-Aristotelian Theory of Social Justice book cover

    A Neo-Aristotelian Theory of Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Adrian J. Walsh

    First published in 1997. Adrian Walsh develops an original account of social justice using neo-Aristotelian value theory. At the heart of the book is an account of the human good in which human interests are divided into three main categories: the basal interests, the eudaimonian interests and the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Due Respect: The Morality of the Welfare State book cover

    Due Respect

    The Morality of the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Fred Groh

    Published in 1998, this critical analysis of welfare state morality argues that all its essential claims are untenable: that need-based distribution of goods is inconsistent with its rationale; that morality can be given a rational grounding from which follows an exceptionally strong right of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy: Power, Law, and Subjectivity book cover

    Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Routledge Revivals: The Morality of Politics (1972) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Morality of Politics (1972)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh, R.N. Berki

    The Morality of Politics addresses the issues of politics and morality. The book asks the questions, has politics got a moral basis? Has morality anything to do with politics? Comprised of a collection of unique essays, the book looks at the idea that politics shies away from the discussing the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Power, Impartiality and Justice book cover

    Power, Impartiality and Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter G. Woolcock

    First published in 1998, this volume argues that two conditions need to be met for any agreement between people with conflicting desires to count as an unforced one, namely, that the parties argue as if they had equal power and that their antipathy to being coerced exceeds their desire to coerce…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice book cover

    Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice

    1st Edition

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1997, this volume delves into the most influential theories of economic justice, which ground themselves in utilitarian or related contractarian ideas about the self. These ideas take self-interest to be transparent and unproblematic. Favoured assumptions about the self also make…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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