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  • Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

    1st Edition

    By Janice Richardson

    Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about ontology: our conceptions of self, culture…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27

  • Political Philosophy, Empathy and Political Justice

    1st Edition

    By Matt Edge

    In this work, Matt Edge offers an innovative approach to political philosophy. He invites the reader to consider the question of political justice from an empathic perspective - if you were asked to construct a theory of justice acceptable to members of a community you were not yourself a part of,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Max Weber's Theory of Modernity

    The Endless Pursuit of Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Michael Symonds

    This book illuminates an important dimension of the work of Max Weber. Weber’s theory of meaning and modernity is articulated through an understanding of his account of the way in which the pursuit of meaning in the modern world has been shaped by the loss of Western religion and how such pursuit…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Ontological Politics in a Disposable World

    The New Mastery of Nature, 1st Edition

    By Luigi Pellizzoni

    This book explores the intertwining of politics and ontology, shedding light on the ways in which, as our ability to investigate, regulate, appropriate, ’enhance’ and destroy material reality have developed, so new social scientific accounts of nature and our relationship with it have emerged,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28

  • Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

    1st Edition

    By Erik van Ree

    The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result…

    Hardback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Deep Cosmopolis

    Rethinking World Politics and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Adam K. Webb

    Too often, observers of globalization take for granted that the common ground across cultures is a thin layer of consumerism and perhaps human rights. If so, then anything deeper and more traditional would be placebound, and probably destined for the dustbin of history. But must this be so? Must we…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Authenticity, Autonomy and Multiculturalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey

    The concept of "authenticity" enters multicultural politics in three distinct but interrelated senses: as an ideal of individual and group identity that commands recognition by others; as a condition of individuals’ autonomy that bestows legitimacy on their values, beliefs and preferences as being…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence

    The Saint of Rationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgios Varouxakis, Paul Kelly

    More than two hundred years after his birth, and 150 years after the publication of his most famous essay On Liberty, John Stuart Mill remains one of the towering intellectual figures of the Western tradition. This book combines an up-to-date assessment of the philosophical legacy of Mill’s…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    1st Edition

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Individual and Utopia

    A Multidisciplinary Study of Humanity and Perfection, 1st Edition

    By Clint Jones, Cameron Ellis

    Central to the idea of a perfect society is the idea that communities must be strong and bound together with shared ideologies. However, while this may be true, rarely are the individuals that comprise a community given primacy of place as central to a strong communal theory. This volume moves away…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28

  • Domination and Global Political Justice

    Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore

    Domination consists in subjection to the will of others and manifests itself both as a personal relation and a structural phenomenon serving as the context for relations of power. Domination has again become a central political concern through the revival of the republican tradition of political…

    Hardback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Universities and Innovation Economies

    The Creative Wasteland of Post-Industrial Society, 1st Edition

    By Peter Murphy

    Students drop out of universities in large numbers, many graduate to jobs that do not require a degree and a large number learn little at university, whilst graduate salaries have shrunk over time and student loan debt and default have grown. University research achievements have declined while…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11

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