Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus: New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind book cover

    Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus

    New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind, 1st Edition

    By W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz

    "Our time is the age of postmodernity and of the clash of epochs. But a new age of humanity is rising. It is evolutionity or the evolutionary epoch which replaces modernity and postmodernity."Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus (Political-Philosophical Treatise) aims to establish the principles…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice: From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics book cover

    Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice

    From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Charles Marsh

    Modern approaches to public relations cluster into three camps along a continuum: conflict-oriented egoism, e.g. forms of contingency theory that focus almost exclusively on the wellbeing of an entity; redressed egoism, e.g. subsidies to redress PR’s egoistic nature; and forms of self-interested…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity book cover

    Phenomenology of Plurality

    Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Loidolt

    Winner of the 2018 Edwin Ballard Prize awarded by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology This book develops a unique phenomenology of plurality by introducing Hannah Arendt’s work into current debates taking place in the phenomenological tradition. Loidolt offers a systematic treatment…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith: A Philosophical Encounter book cover

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

    A Philosophical Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Charles L Griswold

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are giants of eighteenth century thought. The heated controversy provoked by their competing visions of human nature and society still resonates today. Smith himself reviewed Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality, and his perceptive remarks raise an intriguing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy: Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics book cover

    Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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