Political Philosophy Products

  • Animalizing Sociology

    Posthuman Readings of the Classical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cole, Erika Cudworth

    As the discipline of sociology took place, the changes witnessed by the modern period affected not just the organization of human life, but also the ways we relate to non-human animals. The processes of urbanization and industrialization, the exploitation of labour and resources fundamental to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Nys

    Ever since the 9-11 terrorist attacks and George W. Bush’s usage of the term ‘Axis of Evil’, the topic of evil has returned to the intellectual agenda with an increased momentum. The concept of ‘evil’ is relevant to the moral and political climate of society today with people confronted by what…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Intellectual Origins of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity explores the long and winding road of modernity from Rousseau to Foucault, and its roots, which are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the Promethean passion of Western man. Modernity is the Promethean passion, the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Nature, Liberty and Dystopia

    On the Moral Significance of Nature for Human Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Piers H.G. Stephens

    This new fascinating study is grounded in the history of modern political ideas to illuminate how nature may be regarded as a touchstone of liberty in political thought. Piers Stephens skilfully argues that the genre of utopias and dystopias is the key modern example of popular…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Environmental Politics

  • A New Modern Philosophy

    The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Marshall, Susan Sreedhar

    The 17th and 18th centuries are arguably the most important period in philosophy’s history, given that they set a new and broad foundation for subsequent philosophical thought.  Over the last decade, however, discontent among instructors has grown with course books’ unwavering focus on the era’s…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 

  • Political Fraternity, Global Justice and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Àngel Puyol

    Fraternity is a feeling, and a moral quality, but fraternity is also a political concept. The French Revolution proclaimed an ethical and political ideal with its three principles: liberty, equality and fraternity. Since then, western political philosophy has got to great lengths to analyze…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian Muller

    In a discipline such as political philosophy, disagreement about facts and norms is seen as a problem not only of pure theory, but also as a predicament that fundamentally endangers the stability of society. Not surprisingly, then, philosophers regard the pervasive political disagreements in modern…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Law's Sacrifice

    The Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    In an age of growing political uncertainty, what philosophical and theoretical resources are available for conceptualizing the violence that seems to emanate from practically every sphere of society? What narrative strategies have been employed within legal and political discourse to tame or…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 

  • Friendship and Social Media

    A Philosophical Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Diane Jeske

    Friendship is regarded as crucial to living a good life. But how does friendship make our lives better? Do all friendships make our lives better? What sorts of interactions are necessary for maintaining valuable friendships? This book answers these questions via a philosophical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20 

  • Calibrating Western Philosophy for India

    Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, Bergson and Vaddera Chandidas, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book proposes a new way of reading modern western philosophers in the Indian context. It questions the colonial methodology or the practice of importing theories of western philosophy, and shows how their unmediated applications are often incongruent, irrelevant and unproductive in local…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge India

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