Political Philosophy Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights

    A Philosophical Approach

    By Jeffrey Flynn

    In this book, Flynn stresses the vital role of intercultural dialogue in developing a non-ethnocentric conception of human rights. He argues that Jürgen Habermas’s discourse theory provides both the best framework for such dialogue and a much-needed middle path between philosophical approaches that…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader

    History, interpretations and philosophy

    By M. V. Nadkarni

    What is the Bhagavad-Gita? Is it just a religious text? When was it composed? How relevant is it to the modern world? This book answers these foundational questions and goes beyond. It critically examines the Bhagavad-Gita in terms of its liberal, humanist and inclusive appeal, bringing out its…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge India

  • Permanent Liminality and Modernity

    Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a comprehensive sociological study of the nature and dynamics of the modern world, through the use of a series of anthropological concepts, including the trickster, schismogenesis, imitation and liminality. Developing the view that with the theatre playing a central role, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Adam Smith Review: Volume 9

    Edited by Fonna Forman

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised, but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Review is a rigorously refereed annual review that provides a unique forum for interdisciplinary debate on all aspects of Adam…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    The Adam Smith Review

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Economic Justice and Liberty

    The Social Philosophy in John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism

    By Huei-chun Su

    This new book reopens the debate on theories of justice between utilitarian theorists and scholars from other camps. John Rawls’ 1971 publication of A Theory of Justice put forward a devastating challenge to the long-established dominance of utilitarianism within political and moral philosophy, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    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 – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume I

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Markovic, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume II

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Markovic, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

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