Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Against Autonomy: Lyotard, Judgement and Action book cover

    Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action, 1st Edition

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth book cover

    Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science book cover

    Current Controversies in Values and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Self-Defense, Necessity, and Punishment: A Philosophical Analysis book cover

    Self-Defense, Necessity, and Punishment

    A Philosophical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Uwe Steinhoff

    This book offers a philosophical analysis of the moral and legal justifications for the use of force. While the book focuses on the ethics self-defense, it also explores its relation to lesser evil justifications, public authority, the justification of punishment, and the ethics of war. Steinhoff’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Critical Image Configurations: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman book cover

    Critical Image Configurations: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman

    The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stijn De Cauwer, Laura Katherine Smith

    This book illuminates a variety of the key themes and positions that are developed in the work of art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman, one of the most influential image-theorists of our time. Beginning with a translated exchange on the politics of images between Jacques Rancière…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Continental Perspectives on Community: Human Coexistence from Unity to Plurality book cover

    Continental Perspectives on Community

    Human Coexistence from Unity to Plurality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Bax, Gert-Jan van der Heiden

    This volume explores the issues at the center of many historical and contemporary reflections on community and sociality in Continental philosophy. The essays reflect on the thought of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Levinas, Arendt, Derrida, Badiou, Fanon, Baldwin, Nancy, Agamben and Laruelle. Continental…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity book cover

    Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity

    1st Edition

    By Keekok Lee

    Originally published in 1989 Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity presents a systematic study of the implications of ecological scarcity for social philosophy. The book argues for a new social philosophy based on a conception of the ‘good society’ and the ‘good life’ which makes fewer, rather…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Human Rights

    A Systematic Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anat Biletzki

    An introductory text to the philosophy of human rights, this book provides an innovative, systematic study of the concepts, ideas, and theories of human rights. It examines the principal philosophical issues that arise in specific areas of rights, such as women’s rights, minority rights, or…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World: Beyond Tolerance book cover

    Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World

    Beyond Tolerance, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Muldoon

    Very diverse societies pose real problems for Rawlsian models of public reason. This is for two reasons: first, public reason is unable accommodate diverse perspectives in determining a regulative ideal.  Second, regulative ideals are unable to respond to social change.  While models based on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law book cover

    The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Ethical Politics and Modern Society: T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China book cover

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society

    T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China, 1st Edition

    By James Jia-Hau Liu

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society introduces and critically examines British idealist philosopher, Thomas Hill Green, his practical philosophy, and its reception in China between the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. As a response to the modernity issue in Great Britain,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader book cover

    Dalit Feminist Theory

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunaina Arya, Aakash Singh Rathore

    Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader radically redefines feminism by introducing the category of Dalit into the core of feminist thought. It supplements feminism by adding caste to its study and praxis; it also re-examines and rethinks Indian feminism by replacing it with a new paradigm, namely, that…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge India

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