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  • Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By W. James Booth

    What is it to do justice to the absent victims of past injustice, given the distance that separates us from them? Grounded in political theory and guided by the literature on historical justice, W. James Booth restores the dead to their central place at the heart of our understanding of why and how…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action, 1st Edition

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marx, Marxism and Utopia

    1st Edition

    By Darren Webb

    This title was first published in 2000:  This engaging book suggests that Marx was right to reject 'utopian socialism' on the grounds that it undermined the principles of proletarian self-emancipation and self-determination. As a theoretician of the proletarian class, Marx sought to capture…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Heidegger's Philosophy and Theories of the Self

    1st Edition

    By Derek Robert Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. Explaining and defending a Heideggarian account of the self and our knowledge of the world, this book addresses the fundamental issues of selfhood and the elemental question of what it means to be human. The author vcritically examines theories of the self…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Leo Strauss in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Sungwoo Park

    This book analyzes the reception of Leo Strauss and his political philosophy in Northeast Asia. By juxtaposing the central idea of Strauss’s political philosophy with the question of modernity, the contributors explore the eclectic adaptations of Strauss in Northeast Asian countries as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Discourse of Kingship in Classical Greece

    1st Edition

    By Carol Atack

    This book examines how ancient authors explored ideas of kingship as a political role fundamental to the construction of civic unity, the use of kingship stories to explain the past and present unity of the polis and the distinctive function or status attributed to kings in such accounts. It…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Self-Defense, Necessity, and Punishment

    A Philosophical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Uwe Steinhoff

    This book offers a philosophical analysis of the moral and legal justifications for the use of force. While the book focuses on the ethics self-defense, it also explores its relation to lesser evil justifications, public authority, the justification of punishment, and the ethics of war. Steinhoff’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Critical Image Configurations: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman

    The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stijn De Cauwer, Laura Katherine Smith

    This book illuminates a variety of the key themes and positions that are developed in the work of art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman, one of the most influential image-theorists of our time. Beginning with a translated exchange on the politics of images between Jacques Rancière…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Continental Perspectives on Community

    Human Coexistence from Unity to Plurality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Bax, Gert-Jan van der Heiden

    This volume explores the issues at the center of many historical and contemporary reflections on community and sociality in Continental philosophy. The essays reflect on the thought of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Levinas, Arendt, Derrida, Badiou, Fanon, Baldwin, Nancy, Agamben and Laruelle. Continental…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

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