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  • On Obama

    By Paul C. Taylor

    On Obama examines some of the key philosophical questions that accompany the historic emergence of the 44th US president. The purpose of the book is to take seriously the once-common thought that Mr. Obama had ushered in a post-historical age. Three questions organize the argument of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Thinking in Action

  • Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

    Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share

    Edited by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray

    Who has what and why in our societies is a pressing issue that has prompted explanation and exposition by philosophers, politicians and jurists for as long as societies and intellectuals have existed. It is a primary issue for a society to tackle this and these answers have been diverse. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Philosophy of Labour

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Idea of Surplus

    Tagore and Contemporary Human Sciences

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This book provides an analytical understanding of some of Tagore’s most contested and celebrated works, ideas and performances. It reflects on his critique of nationalism, aesthetic worldview, and the idea of ‘surplus in man’ underlying his life and works. It discusses the creative notion of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge India

  • Engaging Political Philosophy

    An Introduction

    By Robert B. Talisse

    Engaging Political Philosophy introduces readers to the central problems of political philosophy. Presuming no prior work in the area, the book explores the fundamental philosophical questions regarding freedom, authority, justice, and democracy. More than a survey of the central figures and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • The Politics of Economic Life

    By Martin Beckstein

    In recent years, economic life has become increasingly politicized: now, every company has a ‘philosophy’, promising its customers some ethical surplus in return for buying their products; consumers shop for change; workers engage in individualized forms of employee activism such as whistleblowing;…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Markets without Limits

    Moral Virtues and Commercial Interests

    By Jason F. Brennan, Peter Jaworski

    May you sell your vote? May you sell your kidney? May gay men pay surrogates to bear them children? May spouses pay each other to watch the kids, do the dishes, or have sex? Should we allow the rich to genetically engineer gifted, beautiful children? Should we allow betting markets on terrorist…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide

    Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jeffery A. Bell, Andrew Cutrofello, Paul M. Livingston

    This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions—one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge

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