Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Punishment and Retribution book cover

    Punishment and Retribution

    1st Edition

    By Leo Zaibert

    Discussions of punishment typically assume that punishment is criminal punishment carried out by the State. Punishment is, however, a richer phenomenon and it occurs in many contexts. This book contains a general account of punishment which overcomes the difficulties of competing accounts.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Humanity, Freedom and Feminism book cover

    Humanity, Freedom and Feminism

    1st Edition

    By Jill Marshall

    While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • International Intervention in a Secular Age: Re-Enchanting Humanity? book cover

    International Intervention in a Secular Age

    Re-Enchanting Humanity?, 1st Edition

    By Audra Mitchell

    International intervention is not just about ‘saving’ human lives: it is also an attempt to secure humanity’s place in the universe. This book explores the Western secular beliefs that underpin contemporary practices of intervention—most importantly, beliefs about life, death and the dominance of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Development Discourse and Global History: From colonialism to the sustainable development goals book cover

    Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals, 1st Edition

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language book cover

    Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06

  • Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06

  • Arendt Contra Sociology: Theory, Society and its Science book cover

    Arendt Contra Sociology

    Theory, Society and its Science, 1st Edition

    By Philip Walsh

    Hannah Arendt is today widely regarded today as a political theorist, who sought to rescue politics from society, and political theory from the social sciences. But this view has had the effect of distracting attention from many of Arendt's most important insights concerning the constitution of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27

  • Community, Immunity and the Proper: Roberto Esposito book cover

    Community, Immunity and the Proper

    Roberto Esposito, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Bird, Jon Short

    It is widely apparent in our hyper-globalized world that the epistemologies, institutions, and practices underwriting it have reached a state of profound crisis. In the globalized world, everything is inevitably brought into proximity and correlation. Wars, natural disasters, climatic upheaval, nor…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10

  • A General Theory of Institutional Change book cover

    A General Theory of Institutional Change

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Tang

    Institutional change is a central driving force behind social changes, and thus a central topic in all major fields of social sciences. Yet, no general theory of institutional change exists. Drawing from a diverse literature, this book develops a general theory of institutional change, based on a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance: A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of

    The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan", 1st Edition

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • A Genealogy of Social Violence: Founding Murder, Rawlsian Fairness, and the Future of the Family book cover

    A Genealogy of Social Violence

    Founding Murder, Rawlsian Fairness, and the Future of the Family, 1st Edition

    By Clint Jones

    Examining the mimetic theory of René Girard, this book investigates the development of society as a result of an original crime (a murder) that shaped the way the earliest humans organized the social structures we live with today - an analysis that reveals the dangerous structure of the most basic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Liquid Sociology: Metaphor in Zygmunt Bauman’s Analysis of Modernity book cover

    Liquid Sociology

    Metaphor in Zygmunt Bauman’s Analysis of Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Davis

    Zygmunt Bauman’s ’liquid sociology’ confronts the awesome task of reminding individual men and women that an alternative way of living together is within our eminent capabilities, if only we start to think differently about our world. The metaphor of ’liquidity’, which has become such a prominent…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07

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