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  • Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    By Dominic Welburn

    The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on ‘green concerns’, was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised by human activity. Rawls’s reluctance to engage with such concerns, however, has not…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Global Justice: The Basics

    By Huw Williams, Carl Death

    Global Justice: The Basics is a straightforward and engaging introduction to the theoretical study and practice of global justice. It examines the key political themes and philosophical debates at the heart of the subject, providing a clear outline of the field and exploring: the history of its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Radicalizing Democracy for the Twenty-first century

    By Jane Mummery

    While the subject of democracy has been explored by philosophers since ancient times, in the last few decades democracy has been taken for granted in the West as the political norm. The issue of democracy as an empty concept in western political discourse and the emergence of radical democracy has…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the ideas in this book were developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power and it also reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and the lowers classes in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Ethics of Global Poverty

    An introduction

    By Scott Wisor

    The Ethics of Global Poverty offers a thorough introduction to the ethical issues surrounding global poverty. Addressing important questions such as: what is poverty and how is it measured? what are the causes of poverty? do wealthy individuals have a moral duty to reduce global poverty?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Liberal Politics and Public Faith

    Beyond Separation

    By Kevin Vallier

    In the eyes of many, liberalism requires the aggressive secularization of social institutions, especially public media and public schools. The unfortunate result is that many Americans have become alienated from the liberal tradition because they believe it threatens their most sacred forms of life…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan"

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Ethics in Politics

    The Rights and Obligations of Individual Political Agents

    Edited by Emily Crookston, David Killoren, Jonathan Trerise

    Political ethics, a subfield of applied (or practical) ethics, is concerned with normative questions about voters, politicians, lobbyists, and other individual political agents. Compared with other fields in applied ethics (such as biomedical ethics and business ethics) political ethics has not…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Man and Technics (1932)

    A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1932, this book, based on an address delivered in 1931, presents a concise and lucid summary of the philosophy of the author of The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler. It was his conviction that the technical age — the culture of the machine age — which man had created in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

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