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  • Jürgen Habermas and the European Economic Crisis

    Cosmopolitanism Reconsidered

    Edited by Gaspare M. Genna, Thomas O. Haakenson, Ian W. Wilson

    The European Union entered into an economic crisis in late 2009 that was sparked by bank bailouts and led to large, unsustainable, sovereign debt. The crisis was European in scale, but hit some countries in the Eurozone harder than others. Despite the plethora of writings devoted to the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Post-Politics in Context

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Ethics and Social Survival

    By Milton Fisk

    When speaking of society’s role in ethics, one tends to think of society as regimenting people through its customs. Ethics and Social Survival rejects theories that treat ethics as having justification within itself and contends that ethics can have a grip on humans only if it serves their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Liberty, Toleration and Equality

    John Locke, Jonas Proast and the Letters Concerning Toleration

    By John Tate

    The seventeenth century English philosopher, John Locke, is widely recognized as one of the seminal sources of the modern liberal tradition. Liberty, Toleration and Equality examines the development of Locke’s ideal of toleration, from its beginnings, to the culmination of this development in Locke…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    By Michel Puech

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or the familiar noise of an antique vacuum cleaner.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Ideologies of Experience

    Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Matthew H. Bowker offers a novel analysis of "experience": the vast and influential concept that has shaped Western social theory and political practice for the past half-millennium. While it is difficult to find a branch of modern thought, science, industry, or art that has not relied in some way…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    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 – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

    By John T. Scott

    Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most influential works in the history of political thought and the adjective Machiavellian is well-known and perhaps even over-used. So why does the meaning of the text continue to be debated to the present day? And how does a contemporary reader get…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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