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  • Ideologies of Experience

    Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Matthew H. Bowker offers a novel analysis of "experience": the vast and influential concept that has shaped Western social theory and political practice for the past half-millennium. While it is difficult to find a branch of modern thought, science, industry, or art that has not relied in some way…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Lacan, Deleuze and World Politics

    Rethinking the Ontology of the Political Subject

    By Andreja Zevnik

    This book aims to re-think the way in which the subject is inscribed in the modern political, and does so by exploring the potentiality of Lacano-Deleuzian theoretical framework. It concerns a different ontology and a non-dualist understanding of political and legal existence, by focusing on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Gramsci’s Critique of Civil Society

    Towards a New Concept of Hegemony

    By Marco Fonseca

    Antonio Gramsci was an Italian Marxist thinker whose radical ideas on how to build an alternative world from below remain vigorously relevant today. Gramsci’s philosophy of praxis critically dissects the institutions of modern liberal democracy to reveal what is perhaps its deepest secret: it is…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Immunological Discourse in Political Philosophy

    Immunisation and its Discontents

    By Inge Mutsaers

    Given the propensity of contemporary protection measures such as counterterrorism efforts and fierce protection strategies against viral threats, as well as physical and legal barriers against migration, a number of political philosophers, including Peter Sloterdijk and Roberto Esposito, have…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice. His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his. In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Modernity and Crisis in the Thought of Michel Foucault

    The Totality of Reason

    By Matan Oram

    Few studies of Foucault have examined his thought from a sustained interdisciplinary perspective. Through the interpretative prism of the concept of the ‘Totality of Reason’, this book suggests an original analytical reading of Foucault's thought. This book addresses Foucault’s characterizations of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Temporality of Political Obligation

    By Justin Chandler Mueller

    The Temporality of Political Obligation offers a critique and reconceptualization of the ways in which our political obligations – what we owe to political authorities and communities, and the reasons why we ought to obey their rules – have been traditionally conceptualized, justified, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference

    Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements

    By Brian C. Lovato

    It has been nearly two centuries since Marx famously turned Hegel on his head in order to repurpose dialectics as a revolutionary way of thinking about the internal contradictions of our social relations. Despite critiques from post-structuralists, post-colonialists, and others, there has been a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • How History Matters to Philosophy

    Reconsidering Philosophy’s Past After Positivism

    By Robert C. Scharff

    In recent decades, widespread rejection of positivism’s notorious hostility toward the philosophical tradition has led to renewed debate about the real relationship of philosophy to its history. How History Matters to Philosophy takes a fresh look at this debate. Current discussion usually starts…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Phenomenology of Thinking

    Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

    Edited by Thiemo Breyer, Christopher Gutland

    This book draws connections between recent advances in analytic philosophy of mind and insights from the rich phenomenological tradition concerning the nature of thinking. By combining both analytic and continental approaches, the volume arrives at a more comprehensive understanding of the mental…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Georges Bataille

    Key Concepts

    Edited by Mark Hewson, Marcus Coelen

    Georges Bataille (1897 - 1962) was a philosopher, writer, and literary critic whose work has had a significant impact across disciplines as diverse as philosophy, sociology, economics, art history and literary criticism, as well as influencing key figures in post-modernist and post-structuralist…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Key Concepts

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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