Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization book cover

    The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization

    1st Edition

    By Kieran Keohane

    Edited by Anders Petersen

    The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization explores the nature of contemporary malaises, diseases, illnesses and psychosomatic syndromes, examining the manner in which they are related to cultural pathologies of the social body. Multi-disciplinary in approach, the book is concerned with…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Counsel of Rogues?: A Defence of the Standard Conception of the Lawyer's Role book cover

    The Counsel of Rogues?

    A Defence of the Standard Conception of the Lawyer's Role, 1st Edition

    By Tim Dare

    There is a widespread perception that even when lawyers are acting squarely within their roles, being good lawyers, they display the vices of dishonesty and deviousness. At the heart of the perception is the so called standard conception of the lawyer’s role according to which lawyers owe special…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Dangerous Others, Insecure Societies: Fear and Social Division book cover

    Dangerous Others, Insecure Societies

    Fear and Social Division, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michalis Lianos

    Dangerous Others, Insecure Societies examines the turn in post-industrial societies towards a fear of cultural, racial or religious externality, adopting a ground-breaking analysis which considers 'insecurity' a constituent part of 'otherness', rather than something separate or following from it.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • A Natural Law Approach to Normativity book cover

    A Natural Law Approach to Normativity

    1st Edition

    By Bebhinn Donnelly

    Exploring the relationship between natural law theory and the philosophy of law, Bebhinn Donnelly proposes a new approach to natural law theory - one which addresses some of the tradition's shortcomings and advances further its approach to Hume's dichotomy. Key features: ¢ Provides a clear…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Tolstoi: The Teacher book cover

    Tolstoi: The Teacher

    1st Edition

    By Charles-Baudouin

    The author states here that Tolstoy was a great educator and his views on education were ingenious and profound. Despite being a great artist, Tolstoy also had pedagogic method and drew abundantly on the stores of science. The book looks at articles which Tolstoy wrote on education and childhood,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • The Political and Social Thought of F.M. Dostoevsky book cover

    The Political and Social Thought of F.M. Dostoevsky

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Kirby Carter

    This study concentrates on The Devils, but also places this novel in the total context of Dostoevsky’s work. Also considered is the life and work of T.N. Granovsky, who is satirised along with Turgenev in the novel, and thus offers a useful basis on which to delineate the contours of Dostoevsky’s…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • Reflecting on Anna Karenina book cover

    Reflecting on Anna Karenina

    1st Edition

    By Mary Evans

    Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy’s troubled relation to the feminine in terms of the fantasies, hopes, and fears that she represents. In Reflecting on Anna Karenina,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • Tolstoy's 'What is Art?' book cover

    Tolstoy's 'What is Art?'

    1st Edition

    By Terry Diffey

    With its demand that works of art be judged according to the their morally didactic content, Tolstoy’s reviled aesthetics has seemed to exclude from the canon far too many works widely accepted as masterpieces, including Shakespeare and Beethoven. This book, first published in 1985, argues that…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • Tolstoy book cover

    Tolstoy

    1st Edition

    By Ernest Joseph Simmons

    Tolstoy’s fame as one of the world’s greatest novelists has never been in doubt, but the importance of his views on the social, moral and religious issues of his time is not so widely recognised. This study, first published in 1973, presents an introduction to the historical and cultural background…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • American Pragmatism and Organization: Issues and Controversies book cover

    American Pragmatism and Organization

    Issues and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Nick Rumens

    Edited by Mihaela Kelemen

    Emerging during the late nineteenth century in the diverse scholarship of US commentators such as Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey, American pragmatism shaped many intellectual currents within a range of disciplines including politics, education, administrative science and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Responsibility, Law and the Family book cover

    Responsibility, Law and the Family

    1st Edition

    By Jo Bridgeman, Craig Lind

    Edited by Heather Keating

    Focusing on moral, social and legal responsibilities as opposed to rights or obligations, this volume explores the concept of responsibility in family life, law and practice. Divided into four parts, the study considers the nature of family responsibility; constructions of children's…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Statutes: A Comparative Study book cover

    Interpreting Statutes

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By D. Neil MacCormick, Robert S. Summers

    This book is a work of outstanding importance for scholars of comparative law and jurisprudence and for lawyers engaged in EC law or other international forms of practice. It reviews, compares and analyses the practice of interpretation in nine countries representing Europe as well as the US and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

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