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  • 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

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Foucault's The History of Sexuality

    By Chloe Taylor

    Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality is one of the most influential philosophical works of the twentieth century and has been instrumental in shaping the study of Gender, Feminist Theory and Queer Theory. But Foucault’s writing can be a difficult book to grasp as Foucault assumes a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Radicalizing Democracy in 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 – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Habermas and Social Research

    Between Theory and Method

    Edited by Mark Murphy

    One of the greatest contributors to the field of Sociology, Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. He has inspired researchers in a range of disciplines with his multidimensional social theory, however an overview of his…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul

    By Agnes Czajka

    Philosophy and politics and theory and practice are neither separate nor separable for Derrida. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction. This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World

    Beyond Tolerance

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason in Political Philosophy

    Classical Sources and Contemporary Commentaries

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Gaus F Gerald

    Public reason has been a constant theme in western political philosophy since the time of Hobbes, even if it has perhaps garnered focused attention only since John Rawls’s Political Liberalism (1993). Explicit analyses of public reason can be found in the great social contract theorists — Hobbes,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy

    Edited by Shaun Young

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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