Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits book cover

    Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin book cover

    Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

    1st Edition

    By Erik van Ree

    The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Between Truth and Freedom: Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture book cover

    Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Idea of Surplus: Tagore and Contemporary Human Sciences book cover

    The Idea of Surplus

    Tagore and Contemporary Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This book provides an analytical understanding of some of Tagore’s most contested and celebrated works and ideas. It reflects on his critique of nationalism, aesthetic worldview, and the idea of ‘surplus in man’ underlying his life and works. It discusses the creative notion of surplus that…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy book cover

    Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Panarchy: Political Theories of Non-Territorial States book cover

    Panarchy

    Political Theories of Non-Territorial States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aviezer Tucker, Gian Piero de Bellis

    Panarchy is a normative political meta-theory that advocates non-territorial states founded on actual social contracts that are explicitly negotiated and signed between states and their prospective citizens. The explicit social contract, or a constitution, sets the terms under which a state may use…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference: Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements book cover

    Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference

    Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements, 1st Edition

    By Brian C. Lovato

    It has been nearly two centuries since Marx famously turned Hegel on his head in order to repurpose dialectics as a revolutionary way of thinking about the internal contradictions of our social relations. Despite critiques from post-structuralists, post-colonialists, and others, there has been a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Defending Associative Duties book cover

    Defending Associative Duties

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Seglow

    This book explores the associative duties we owe to our children, parents, friends, colleagues, associates and compatriots and defends a novel account which justifies such duties through the realization of values that are produced in these various kinds of social relationships. Seglow engages with…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Mill’s A System of Logic: Critical Appraisals book cover

    Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Pragmatic Encounters book cover

    Pragmatic Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Richard J. Bernstein

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Art and Liberation: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4 book cover

    Art and Liberation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse

    Edited by Douglas Kellner

    The role of art in Marcuse’s work has often been neglected, misinterpreted or underplayed. His critics accused him of a religion of art and aesthetics that leads to an escape from politics and society. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Marcuse analyzes culture and art in the context of how it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers

  • Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought: Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share book cover

    Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

    Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray

    Who has what and why in our societies is a pressing issue that has prompted explanation and exposition by philosophers, politicians and jurists for as long as societies and intellectuals have existed. It is a primary issue for a society to tackle this and these answers have been diverse. This…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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