Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice book cover

    A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • A Climate of Risk: Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change book cover

    A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the present generation – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Representation: Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation book cover

    Reclaiming Representation

    Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Brito Vieira

    Representation is integral to the functioning and legitimacy of modern government. Yet political theorists have often been reluctant to engage directly with questions of representation, and empirical political scientists have closed down such questions by making representation synonymous with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Property-Owning Democracy: Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Affective Societies: Key Concepts book cover

    Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

    After 1989 human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship book cover

    Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Wynne Walker Moskop

    In this book, Wynne Walker Moskop addresses the practical and theoretical problem of how unequal political friendships evolve toward arrangements the parties consider reciprocal and just, a problem neglected by scholars of democracy who associate reciprocity and justice only with equal parties.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right: The Political Thought of Carl Jung book cover

    Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right

    The Political Thought of Carl Jung, 1st Edition

    By Laurie M. Johnson

    Political theorist Laurie M. Johnson deals with Jung’s analysis of the effects of modern scientific rationalism on the development of communism, fascism and Nazism in the 20th century and applies this analysis to the rise of the New Right in the 21st century. Jung’s thought provides much needed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Misrecognition book cover

    The Politics of Misrecognition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Thompson, Majid Yar

    The past several decades have seen the emergence of a vigorous ongoing debate about the 'politics of recognition'. The initial impetus was provided by the reflections of Charles Taylor and others about the rights to cultural recognition of historically marginalized groups in Western societies.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

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