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  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Gewirthian Perspectives on Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Per Bauhn

    Gewirth’s theory of human rights has made a major contribution to philosophy. In this edited collection, contributors from a broad range of disciplines discuss the theoretical and practical application of Gewirthian theory to current world issues. Case studies highlight mental health, the LGBT…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Diagnostic Cultures

    A Cultural Approach to the Pathologization of Modern Life, 1st Edition

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Some studies estimate that each year, around a quarter of the population of Western countries will suffer from at least one mental disorder. Should this be interpreted as evidence for the progress of psychiatry, a discipline that is now able to identify and treat mental illnesses that have always…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gramsci's Critique of Civil Society

    Towards a New Concept of Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Marco Fonseca

    Antonio Gramsci was an Italian Marxist thinker whose radical ideas on how to build an alternative world from below remain vigorously relevant today. Gramsci’s philosophy of praxis critically dissects the institutions of modern liberal democracy to reveal what is perhaps its deepest secret: it is…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Immunological Discourse in Political Philosophy

    Immunisation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Inge Mutsaers

    Given the propensity of contemporary protection measures such as counterterrorism efforts and fierce protection strategies against viral threats, as well as physical and legal barriers against migration, a number of political philosophers, including Peter Sloterdijk and Roberto Esposito, have…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • The Concept of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Mark Vorobej

    This study focuses on conceptual questions that arise when we explore the fundamental aspects of violence. Mark Vorobej teases apart what is meant by the term ‘violence,’ showing that it is a surprisingly complex, unwieldy and highly contested concept. Rather than attempting to develop a fixed…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Lacan, Deleuze and World Politics

    Rethinking the Ontology of the Political Subject, 1st Edition

    By Andreja Zevnik

    This book aims to re-think the way in which the subject is inscribed in the modern political, and does so by exploring the potentiality of Lacano-Deleuzian theoretical framework. It concerns a different ontology and a non-dualist understanding of political and legal existence, by focusing on…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Justice and the Just War Tradition

    Human Worth, Moral Formation, and Armed Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Eberle

    Justice and the Just War Tradition articulates a distinctive understanding of the reasons that can justify war, of the reasons that cannot justify war, and of the role that those reasons should play in the motivational and attitudinal lives of the citizens, soldiers, and statesmen who participate…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Constrained Elitism and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Kersey

    Today, examples of the public’s engagement with political issues through commercial and communicative mechanisms have become increasingly common. In February 2012, the Susan G. Komen Foundation reversed a decision to cease funding of cancer screening programs through Planned Parenthood amidst…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Global Violence

    Ethical and Political Issues, 1st Edition

    By Eric A Heinze

    What does it mean to say that a particular war is just or unjust, that terrorism is always wrong, or that torture can sometimes be morally justified? What are the moral bases for the possession or use of nuclear weapons, intervening in other countries’ civil wars, or being a bystander to genocide?…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Global Ethics

  • The Temporality of Political Obligation

    1st Edition

    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

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