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  • Panarchy

    Political Theories of Non-Territorial States

    Edited by Aviezer Tucker, Gian Piero de Bellis

    Panarchy is a normative political meta-theory that advocates non-territorial states founded on actual social contracts that are explicitly negotiated and signed between states and their prospective citizens. The explicit social contract, or a constitution, sets the terms under which a state may use…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Temporality of Political Obligation

    By Justin Chandler Mueller

    The Temporality of Political Obligation offers a critique and reconceptualization of the ways in which our political obligations – what we owe to political authorities and communities, and the reasons why we ought to obey their rules – have been traditionally conceptualized, justified, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity

    Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • How to get Philosophy Students Talking

    An Instructor's Toolkit

    By Andrew Fisher, Jonathan Tallant

    Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor’s Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Re-Grounding Cosmopolitanism

    Towards a Post-Foundational Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Elena Paris

    Leading experts and rising stars in the field explore whether cosmopolitanism becomes impossible in the theoretical framework that assumed the absence of a final ground. The questions that the volume addresses refer exactly to the foundational predicament that characterizes cosmopolitanism: How is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Ethics of War and Peace

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Frowe

    The Ethics of War and Peace is a lively introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. Focusing on the philosophical questions surrounding the ethics of modern war, Helen Frowe presents contemporary just war theory in a stimulating and accessible way. This 2nd edition…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • On Obama

    By Paul C. Taylor

    On Obama examines some of the key philosophical questions that accompany the historic emergence of the 44th US president. The purpose of the book is to take seriously the once-common thought that Mr. Obama had ushered in a post-historical age. Three questions organize the argument of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Thinking in Action

  • Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

    Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share

    Edited by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray

    Who has what and why in our societies is a pressing issue that has prompted explanation and exposition by philosophers, politicians and jurists for as long as societies and intellectuals have existed. It is a primary issue for a society to tackle this and these answers have been diverse. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Philosophy of Labour

    By C. Delisle Burns

    Originally published in 1925, C. Delisle Burns’ The Philosophy of Labour attempts to lay down key aspects of labour and the working class of that time period, covering aspects such as economic obstacles, standards of living and patriotism. Burns does not draw on past philosophers or sociological…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Idea of Surplus

    Tagore and Contemporary Human Sciences

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This book provides an analytical understanding of some of Tagore’s most contested and celebrated works, ideas and performances. It reflects on his critique of nationalism, aesthetic worldview, and the idea of ‘surplus in man’ underlying his life and works. It discusses the creative notion of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge India

  • Engaging Political Philosophy

    An Introduction

    By Robert B. Talisse

    Engaging Political Philosophy introduces readers to the central problems of political philosophy. Presuming no prior work in the area, the book explores the fundamental philosophical questions regarding freedom, authority, justice, and democracy. More than a survey of the central figures and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

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