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  • A Philosophy of Autobiography

    Body & Text, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This book offers intimate readings of a diverse range of global autobiographical literature with an emphasis on the (re)presentation of the physical body. The twelve texts discussed here include philosophical autobiography (Nietzsche), autobiographies of self-experimentation (Gandhi, Mishima,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • The Meanings of Violence

    From Critical Theory to Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Rae, Emma Ingala

    Violence has long been noted to be a fundamental aspect of the human condition. Traditionally, however, philosophical discussions have tended to approach it through the lens of warfare and/or limit it to physical forms. This changed in the twentieth century as the nature and meaning of ‘violence’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Habitus: A Sense of Place

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Rooksby

    Edited by Jean Hillier

    Habitus is a concept developed by the late French sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu, as a 'sense of one's place...a sense of the other's place'. It relates to our perceptions of the positions (or 'place') of ourselves and other people in the world in which we live and how these perceptions affect our…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Heidegger on Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron James Wendland, Christopher Merwin, Christos Hadjioannou

    This collection offers the first comprehensive and definitive account of Martin Heidegger’s philosophy of technology. It does so through a detailed analysis of canonical texts and recently published primary sources on two crucial concepts in Heidegger’s later thought: Gelassenheit and Gestell.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror

    The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal resources available to contemporary democracies to confront…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status, 1st Edition

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy

    Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Kandiyali

    Interest in the study of Marx’s thought has shown a revival in recent years, with a number of newly established academic societies, conferences, and journals dedicated to discussing his thought. This book brings together distinguished and up-and-coming scholars to provide a major re-evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Unproductive Labour in Political Economy

    The History of an Idea, 1st Edition

    By Cosimo Perrotta

    Contemporary mainstream economists see social wealth as the sum of individual incomes, but for three centuries many economists saw wealth as consisting of the public and private resources of a nation. This led them to explore the idea of unproductive labour, which provides a nation with an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Aristotle's Critique of Political Economy

    With a Contemporary Application, 1st Edition

    By Robert L. Gallagher

    This book presents a positive account of Aristotle’s theory of political economy, arguing that it contains elements that may help us better understand and resolve contemporary social and economic problems. The book considers how Aristotle’s work has been utilized by scholars including Marx,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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