Political Philosophy Products

  • Interactive Justice

    A Proceduralist Approach to Value Conflict in Politics, 1st Edition

    By Emanuela Ceva

    Contemporary societies are riddled with moral disputes caused by conflicts between value claims competing for the regulation of matters of public concern. This familiar state of affairs is relevant for one of the most important debates within liberal political thought: should institutions seek to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Social Survival

    1st Edition

    By Milton Fisk

    When speaking of society’s role in ethics, one tends to think of society as regimenting people through its customs. Ethics and Social Survival rejects theories that treat ethics as having justification within itself and contends that ethics can have a grip on humans only if it serves their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?

    Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kershnar

    This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason in Political Philosophy

    Classic Sources and Contemporary Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Gerald Gaus

    When people of good faith and sound mind disagree deeply about moral, religious, and other philosophical matters, how can we justify political institutions to all of them? The idea of public reason—of a shared public standard, despite disagreement—arose in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • International Toleration

    A Theory, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Maffettone

    This book proposes a theory of toleration wherein liberal democracies peacefully co-exist with non-democratic societies. It conceptualises international toleration in a way that is both faithful to the liberal tradition and at the same time explains why we should accept some non-liberal and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Living under Post-Democracy

    Citizenship in Fleetingly Democratic Times, 1st Edition

    By Caleb R. Miller

    When money equates to power and the system is rigged in favor of wealthy elites, why do we still pretend we are living in a democracy? In Living under Post-Democracy, Caleb R. Miller challenges us to admit what we already know: that most of us are effectively powerless over the political decisions…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Empathy

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Maibom

    Empathy is one of the most talked about and widely studied concepts of recent years. Some argue it can help create a more just society, improve medical care and even avert global catastrophe. Others object that it is morally problematic. Who is right? And what is empathy anyway? Is it a way of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work—including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-17 
    Routledge

  • The Relationship between Liberalism and Conservatism

    Parasitic, Competitive or Symbiotic?, 1st Edition

    By Ann Bousfield

    First published in 1999, this volume is a radical text which contributes to the current debate over the future of liberal theory as it offers an explicit critique of some of the leading players in that debate - namely William Galston, Jeffrey Reiman and Richard Rorty. It also offers an implicit…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Morality of Politics (1972)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh, R.N. Berki

    The Morality of Politics addresses the issues of politics and morality. The book asks the questions, has politics got a moral basis? Has morality anything to do with politics? Comprised of a collection of unique essays, the book looks at the idea that politics shies away from the discussing the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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