Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Law and Agonistic Politics book cover

    Law and Agonistic Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Schaap

    The Ancient Greek notion of agonism, meaning struggle, has been revived in radical legal and political theory to rethematize class conflict and to conceptualize the conditions of possibility of freedom and social transformation in contemporary society. Insisting that what is ultimately at stake in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Public Health book cover

    The Philosophy of Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angus Dawson

    Public health is a particular area of medical practice that raises a series of philosophical issues that require urgent discussion. The philosophy of public health includes metaphysical questions such as, what do we mean by 'public' in public health? How ought we to conceptualise the idea of '…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Rawls: An Assessment of his Legacy book cover

    Reflections on Rawls

    An Assessment of his Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun P. Young

    The late John Rawls was one of the most inspiring, provocative and influential political philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection a panel of distinguished political philosophers critically explore the intellectual legacy of Rawls. The essays herein engage Rawls's political…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ordered Anarchy: Jasay and his Surroundings book cover

    Ordered Anarchy

    Jasay and his Surroundings, 1st Edition

    By Hartmut Kliemt

    Edited by Hardy Bouillon

    Anthony de Jasay's work has been enormously influential, describing both a theoretical philosophical model for a stateless, liberal, free market order and offering analysis of and solutions to many of the technical economic problems associated with such a vision of society - most notably his work…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Aristotle's Ethics and Legal Rhetoric: An Analysis of Language Beliefs and the Law book cover

    Aristotle's Ethics and Legal Rhetoric

    An Analysis of Language Beliefs and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Frances J. Ranney

    Taking the novel position of dealing with law, classical rhetoric and feminism concurrently, this book considers the effects of beliefs about language on those who attempt to theorize about and use law to accomplish practical and political purposes. The author employs Aristotle's terminology to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Deliberative Democracy and its Discontents book cover

    Deliberative Democracy and its Discontents

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Luis Marti, Samantha Besson

    Drawing on political, legal, national, post-national, as well as American and European perspectives, this collection of essays offers a diverse and balanced discussion of the current arguments concerning deliberative democracy. Its contributions' focus on discontent, provide a critical assessment…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Revival of Natural Law: Philosophical, Theological and Ethical Responses to the Finnis-Grisez School book cover

    The Revival of Natural Law

    Philosophical, Theological and Ethical Responses to the Finnis-Grisez School, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Biggar, Rufus Black

    Natural law theory has been enjoying a significant revival in recent times. Led by Germain Grisez in the USA and John Finnis in the UK, one school of thinkers has been articulating a highly developed system of natural law built upon a sophisticated account of practical reasoning and a rich and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach book cover

    Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights

    A Philosophical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Flynn

    In this book, Flynn stresses the vital role of intercultural dialogue in developing a non-ethnocentric conception of human rights. He argues that Jürgen Habermas’s discourse theory provides both the best framework for such dialogue and a much-needed middle path between philosophical approaches that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Emancipatory International Relations: Critical Thinking in International Relations book cover

    Emancipatory International Relations

    Critical Thinking in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Roger D. Spegele

    International relations theory is witnessing a veritable explosion of works within the areas of modernism and postmodernism, yet there has been no attempt to compare these theories and their sources according to a common criterion or logical form. This author argues that while these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals: Essays on Critical Theory and Human Rights book cover

    Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals

    Essays on Critical Theory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Matthias Lutz-Bachmann

    Edited by Amos Nascimento

    This book makes a significant contribution to the on-going international dialogue on the meaning of concepts such as human rights, humanity, and cosmopolitanism. The authors propose a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • The Emotions and Cultural Analysis book cover

    The Emotions and Cultural Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Marta González

    Amidst prevailing debates that construe rationality and emotionality as polar opposites, this book explores the manner in which emotions shape not only prevailing conceptions of rationality, but also culture in general terms, making room for us to speak of an 'emotional culture' specific to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Taking Responsibility, Law and the Changing Family book cover

    Taking Responsibility, Law and the Changing Family

    1st Edition

    By Heather Keating

    Edited by Craig Lind

    This volume considers the impact that changing family norms have had on the responsibilities that the law allocates to people in family relationships. Contributions are drawn from a wide variety of jurisdictions in which scholars, lawyers, judges and policy-makers have been trying to discern what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

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