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  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights

    By Jeremy Seth Geddert

    Human rights are thought to guarantee pluralism by protecting individual liberty from imposed religious conceptions of virtue. Yet critics often argue that this secular focus on merely avoiding violations can also enable unfettered individualism and undermine appeals to the common good. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • International Intervention in a Secular Age

    Re-Enchanting Humanity?

    By Audra Mitchell

    International intervention is not just about ‘saving’ human lives: it is also an attempt to secure humanity’s place in the universe. This book explores the Western secular beliefs that underpin contemporary practices of intervention—most importantly, beliefs about life, death and the dominance of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Nature, Liberty and Dystopia

    On the Moral Significance of Nature for Human Freedom

    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 – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Philosophy of Law

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Tebbit

    Philosophy of Law: An Introduction provides an ideal starting point for students of philosophy and law. Setting it clearly against the historical background, Mark Tebbit quickly leads readers into the heart of the philosophical questions that dominate philosophy of law today. He provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Mill's Radical Liberalism

    An Essay in Retrieval

    By Jonathan Riley

    In this major reinterpretation and contemporary defence of Mill's political philosophy, Riley offers a new reading of Mill's radical doctrine that is quite distinct from the prevalent and vague understanding of the term 'liberalism'. Based on the argument of On Liberty, the book begins by…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Biopolitics

    By Catherine Mills

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture that is, the logic of the capitalist system is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • What is this thing called Global Justice?

    By Kok-Chor Tan

    What is this thing called Global Justice? explores the core topics covered on the increasingly popular undergraduate modules on global justice including: world poverty economic inequality nationalism human rights humanitarian intervention immigration global democracy and governance…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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