Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • 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

  • The Economics of Abundance: A Political Economy of Freedom, Equity, and Sustainability book cover

    The Economics of Abundance

    A Political Economy of Freedom, Equity, and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Hoeschele

    No matter how many resources we consume we never seem to have enough. The Economics of Abundance is a balanced book in which Wolfgang Hoeschele challenges why this is so. He claims that our current capitalist economy can exist only on the basis of manufactured scarcity created by '…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Gower Green Economics and Sustainable Growth Series

  • Hayek and Popper: On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy book cover

    Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Notturno

    Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century’s greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek’s ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in both academic and political discussions. This book aims to improve understanding of Popper’s…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands book cover

    Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    1st Edition

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement book cover

    Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Radicalism of Romantic Love: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Radicalism of Romantic Love

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renata Grossi, David West

    Undoubtedly Romantic love has come to saturate our culture and is often considered to be a, or even the, major existential goal of our lives, capable of providing us with both our sense of worth and way of being in the world. The Radicalism of Romantic Love interrogates the purported radicalism of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Negativity and Democracy: Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition book cover

    Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture—that is, the logic of the capitalist system—is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • A Marxist History of Capitalism book cover

    A Marxist History of Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Henry Heller

    Henry Heller’s short account of the history of capitalism combines Marx’s economic and political thought with contemporary scholarship to shed light on the current capitalist crisis. It argues that capitalism is an evolving mode of production that has now outgrown its institutional and political…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays book cover

    Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays

    1st Edition

    By Ato Sekyi-Otu

     Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays presents a defense of universalism as the foundation of moral and political arguments and commitments. Consisting of five intertwined essays, the book claims that centering such arguments and commitments on a particular place, in this instance the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

  • Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal book cover

    Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Democracy and Justice: Reading Derrida in Istanbul book cover

    Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul, 1st Edition

    By Agnes Czajka

    This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s work on democracy for interpreting contemporary struggles over democracy in Turkey. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance to Derrida, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Rawls and the Environmental Crisis book cover

    Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Welburn

    The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on ‘green concerns’, was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised by human activity. Rawls’s reluctance to engage with such concerns, however, has not…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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