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  • Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    1st Edition

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice.  His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his.  In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Liberal Politics and Public Faith

    Beyond Separation, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Vallier

    In the eyes of many, liberalism requires the aggressive secularization of social institutions, especially public media and public schools. The unfortunate result is that many Americans have become alienated from the liberal tradition because they believe it threatens their most sacred forms of life…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By David Elstein

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    1st Edition

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence', 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Mill's A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on…

    Hardback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • States of Crisis and Post-Capitalist Scenarios

    1st Edition

    By Heiko Feldner, Fabio Vighi

    States of Crisis and Post-Capitalist Scenarios engages with the crisis of our capitalist world, with a view to explaining its origins, unravelling its symptoms, and demystifying the anodyne corrective solutions so far proposed. At the same time, it endorses the necessity for utopian interventions…

    Hardback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge

  • Emancipatory International Relations

    Critical Thinking in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Roger D. Spegele

    International relations theory is witnessing a veritable explosion of works within the areas of modernism and postmodernism, yet there has been no attempt to compare these theories and their sources according to a common criterion or logical form. This author argues that while these…

    Hardback – 2014-05-13
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals

    Essays on Critical Theory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, Amos Nascimento

    This book makes a significant contribution to the on-going international dialogue on the meaning of concepts such as human rights, humanity, and cosmopolitanism. The authors propose a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct…

    Hardback – 2014-04-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan", 1st Edition

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Hardback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • International Intervention in a Secular Age

    Re-Enchanting Humanity?, 1st Edition

    By Audra Mitchell

    International intervention is not just about ‘saving’ human lives: it is also an attempt to secure humanity’s place in the universe. This book explores the Western secular beliefs that underpin contemporary practices of intervention—most importantly, beliefs about life, death and the dominance of…

    Hardback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge
    Interventions

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