Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • A Neo-Aristotelian Theory of Social Justice book cover

    A Neo-Aristotelian Theory of Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Adrian J. Walsh

    First published in 1997. Adrian Walsh develops an original account of social justice using neo-Aristotelian value theory. At the heart of the book is an account of the human good in which human interests are divided into three main categories: the basal interests, the eudaimonian interests and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Due Respect: The Morality of the Welfare State book cover

    Due Respect

    The Morality of the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Fred Groh

    Published in 1998, this critical analysis of welfare state morality argues that all its essential claims are untenable: that need-based distribution of goods is inconsistent with its rationale; that morality can be given a rational grounding from which follows an exceptionally strong right of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Power, Impartiality and Justice book cover

    Power, Impartiality and Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter G. Woolcock

    First published in 1998, this volume argues that two conditions need to be met for any agreement between people with conflicting desires to count as an unforced one, namely, that the parties argue as if they had equal power and that their antipathy to being coerced exceeds their desire to coerce…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice book cover

    Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice

    1st Edition

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1997, this volume delves into the most influential theories of economic justice, which ground themselves in utilitarian or related contractarian ideas about the self. These ideas take self-interest to be transparent and unproblematic. Favoured assumptions about the self also make…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Taking the Liberal Challenge Seriously: Essays on Contemporary Liberalism at the Turn of the 21st Century book cover

    Taking the Liberal Challenge Seriously

    Essays on Contemporary Liberalism at the Turn of the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sirkku Hellsten, Marjaana Kopperi, Olli Loukola

    First published in 1997, this collection offers a critical view of modern liberal theory and attempts to present some signposts that could show a way towards a new form of liberal individualism. The first part takes a look at the theoretical aspects of contemporary liberalism. It analyses certain…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

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  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane D. Courtland

    Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Interactive Justice: A Proceduralist Approach to Value Conflict in Politics book cover

    Interactive Justice

    A Proceduralist Approach to Value Conflict in Politics, 1st Edition

    By Emanuela Ceva

    Contemporary societies are riddled with moral disputes caused by conflicts between value claims competing for the regulation of matters of public concern. This familiar state of affairs is relevant for one of the most important debates within liberal political thought: should institutions seek to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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