Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • New Challenges in Immigration Theory book cover

    New Challenges in Immigration Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Crispino E.G. Akakpo, Patti Tamara Lenard

    As far as immigration theory is concerned, the attempt to reconcile concern for all persons with the reality of state boundaries and exclusionary policies has proved difficult within the limits of normative liberal political philosophy. However, the realpolitik of migration in today’s environment…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Civility in Politics and Education book cover

    Civility in Politics and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison

    This book examines the concept of civility and the conditions of civil disagreement in politics and education. Although many assume that civility is merely polite behavior, it functions to aid rational discourse. Building on this basic assumption, the book offers multiple accounts of civility and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Civil Society in Liberal Democracy book cover

    Civil Society in Liberal Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Mark Jensen

    In this contribution to contemporary political philosophy, Jensen aims to develop a model of civil society for deliberative democracy. In the course of developing the model, he also provides a thorough account of the meaning and use of "civil society" in contemporary scholarship as well as a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide: Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Self-Realization and Justice: A Liberal-Perfectionist Defense of the Right to Freedom from Employment book cover

    Self-Realization and Justice

    A Liberal-Perfectionist Defense of the Right to Freedom from Employment, 1st Edition

    By Julia Maskivker

    In this book, Maskivker argues that there ought to be a right not to participate in the paid economy in a new way; not by appealing to notions of fairness to competing conceptions of the good, but rather to a contentious (but defensible) normative ideal, namely, self-realization. In so doing, she…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Foundations of Freedom: Welfare-Based Arguments Against Paternalism book cover

    Foundations of Freedom

    Welfare-Based Arguments Against Paternalism, 1st Edition

    By Simon R. Clarke

    What makes individual freedom valuable? People have always believed in freedom, have sought it, and have sometimes fought and died for it. The belief that it is something to be valued is widespread. But does this belief have a rational foundation? This book examines answers to these questions that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Republicanism in Northeast Asia book cover

    Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Passing/Out: Sexual Identity Veiled and Revealed book cover

    Passing/Out

    Sexual Identity Veiled and Revealed, 1st Edition

    By Kelby Harrison

    Edited by Dennis R. Cooley

    Passing/Out adopts an inter-generational, inter-disciplinary, and inter-subjective approach to the closeting and revelation of sexual identity, exploring questions of embodiment, ethics and identity in relation to 'passing' or being 'out'. Presenting the latest theoretical and empirical work from…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Liberty, Property and Markets: A Critique of Libertarianism book cover

    Liberty, Property and Markets

    A Critique of Libertarianism, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Attas

    Libertarianism attempts to establish a set of property rights as a complete political morality, its argument proceeding from liberty tout court, as the unique foundational aspect of well being that grounds rights. In this book, Attas presents a sympathetic reconstruction of the libertarian argument…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Hume's Scepticism and the Science of Human Nature book cover

    Hume's Scepticism and the Science of Human Nature

    1st Edition

    By Paul Stanistreet

    This book explores the relationship between Hume's sceptical philosophy and his Newtonian ambition of founding a science of human nature. Assessing both received and 'new' readings of Hume's philosophy, Stanistreet offers a line of interpretation which, he argues, makes sense of many of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Creating International Studies: Angell, Mitrany and the Liberal Tradition book cover

    Creating International Studies

    Angell, Mitrany and the Liberal Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Lucian M. Ashworth

    Through a critical evaluation of the works of Norman Angell and David Mitrany, this book explores the liberal roots of the academic discipline of International Relations (IR). Ashworth argues that, far from being the product of timeless realist truths, IR’s origins are rooted in liberal attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Renascent Pragmatism: Studies in Law and Social Science book cover

    Renascent Pragmatism

    Studies in Law and Social Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfonso Morales

    Pragmatism is experiencing a resurgence in law, philosophy and social science, with pragmatists seeking a consistent, comprehensive and productive understanding of social life. In its four sections Renascent Pragmatism aids the reinvigoration of pragmatism as an important intellectual tradition and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

15Series in Political Philosophy

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