Political Philosophy Products

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the present generation – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice

    From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Charles Marsh

    Modern approaches to public relations cluster into three camps along a continuum: conflict-oriented egoism, e.g. forms of contingency theory that focus almost exclusively on the wellbeing of an entity; redressed egoism, e.g. subsidies to redress PR’s egoistic nature; and forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Postmortal Society

    Towards a Sociology of Immortality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Throughout history mankind has struggled to reconcile itself with the inescapability of its own mortality. This book explores the themes of immortality and survivalism in contemporary culture, shedding light on the varied and ingenious ways in which humans and human societies aspire to confront and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge India

  • The Radicalism of Romantic Love

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renata Grossi, David West

    Undoubtedly Romantic love has come to saturate our culture and is often considered to be a, or even the, major existential goal of our lives, capable of providing us with both our sense of worth and way of being in the world. The Radicalism of Romantic Love interrogates the purported radicalism of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten, Lenart Škof

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Hugo Grotius and the Modern Theology of Freedom

    Transcending Natural Rights, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Ethics in Politics

    The Rights and Obligations of Individual Political Agents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Crookston, David Killoren, Jonathan Trerise

    Within the field of political philosophy, the role of states, governments, and institutions has dominated research. This has led to a dearth of literature that examines what individuals—e.g., voters, lobbyists, and politicians—ought (or ought not) to do. Ethics in Politics: The Rights and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

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