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  • A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drahos

    Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world’s knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for justice of allowing this property form to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Against Old Europe

    Critical Theory and Alter-Globalization Movements, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Schlembach

    In the wake of the Iraq war, the term Old Europe was appropriated by politicians, civil society and social movement actors alike to rally in defence of supposedly social and civilized values against the perceived predatory forces of American finance. Against Old Europe sheds light on the social…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Anarchism and Authority

    A Philosophical Introduction to Classical Anarchism, 1st Edition

    By Paul McLaughlin

    Examining the political theory of anarchism from a philosophical and historical perspective, Paul McLaughlin relates anarchism to the fundamental ethical and political problem of authority. The book pays particular attention to the authority of the state and the anarchist rejection of all…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Humanbiotechnology as Social Challenge

    An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Bioethics, 1st Edition

    By Dagmar Schipanski

    Edited by Nikolaus Knoepffler

    Humanbiotechnology has progressed immensely, and humanbiotechnological research has entered a crucial stage. This collection of essays is a significant and original contribution to the public debate on humanbiotechnology and its ethical and social ramifications. Interdisciplinary in composition…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Applied Ethics

  • The Philosophy of History: A Re-examination

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Sweet

    The philosophy of history is an area of interest not only to philosophers, but to historians and to social scientists. It has been of central importance in continental European philosophy since the late 18th century, and for the past half-century has had a significant place in Anglo-American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Gift and its Paradoxes

    Beyond Mauss, 1st Edition

    By Olli Pyyhtinen

    Bringing social theory and philosophy to bear on popular movies, novels, myths, and fairy tales, The Gift and its Paradoxes explores the ambiguity of the gift: it is at once both a relation and a thing, alienable and inalienable, present and poison. Challenging the nature of giving as reciprocal,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Globalization and Technocapitalism

    The Political Economy of Corporate Power and Technological Domination, 1st Edition

    By Luis Suarez-Villa

    Globalization and Technocapitalism considers the global reach of a new capitalist era, exploring the nature of 'technocapitalism' as grounded in new forms of accumulation, commodification, and corporate organization. As technological creativity, corporate research, and talent flows become more…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Reasons and Intentions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Verbeek

    There are a number of problems in philosophy that seem to share a similar possible solution: 'Why do promises and contracts bind?', 'Why ought citizens and judges obey the law?' and 'Can we realize the gains to be made from cooperation?'. All three problems (as well as some others) share a possible…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Public Law and Politics

    The Scope and Limits of Constitutionalism, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Tierney

    Edited by Emilios Christodoulidis

    In a critical engagement with the function of public law and with constitutionalism in its political dimensions, this volume brings together the reflections of three leading constitutionalists: Martin Loughlin, James Tully and Frank Michelman. Comprising three critical commentaries on each, it…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Capabilities and Social Justice

    The Political Philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, 1st Edition

    By John M. Alexander

    The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people value. John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality, poverty measurement and development studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Regulating Family Responsibilities

    1st Edition

    By Jo Bridgeman

    Edited by Heather Keating

    This collection brings together some of the most eminent and exciting authors researching family responsibilities to examine understandings of the day to day responsibilities which people undertake within families and the role of the law in the construction of those understandings. The authors…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Violence, Society and Radical Theory

    Bataille, Baudrillard and Contemporary Society, 1st Edition

    By William Pawlett

    Shedding light on the relationship between violence and contemporary society, this volume explores the distinctive but little-known theories of violence in the work of Georges Bataille and Jean Baudrillard, applying these to a range of violent events - events often labelled ’inexplicable’ - in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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