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11-20 of 61 results in Routledge Innovations in Political Theory
In addressing the political and theoretical debates between critical and post-Marxist theorists, this book discusses the politics of communication and rationality, subjectivity, sovereignty, ethics and deliberative democracy, considering questions such as:* Does the theory of communicative action...
Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge
Public Reasoning and Political Inclusion
A new contribution to our understanding of democracy and multiculturalism, which bridges the gap between abstract accounts of public reasoning and more concrete proposals for democratic reform. This new study unites the two central themes of contemporary political theory: multiculturalism and...
Published December 31st 2013 by Routledge
This volume is the first systematic, comprehensive and cogent environmental political philosophy. It exposes the relationships between the ever-worsening environmental crises, the nature of prevailing economic structures and the role of the modern state and concludes that the combination of these...
Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge
In the last two decades, objects of analysis such as 'the state' have increasingly been seen as uncertain and contested theoretical concepts. Mark J. Smith presents a counter argument that highlights how existing theoretical approaches can provide useful tools for understanding contemporary...
Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge
This innovative volume brings a selection of leading political theorists to the wide-ranging debate on multiculturalism and political legitimacy. By focusing on the challenge to mainstream liberal theory posed by the surge of interest in the rights of minority groups and subcultures within states,...
Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge
Human rights and the courts and tribunals that protect them are increasingly part of our moral, legal, and political circumstances. The growing salience of human rights has recently brought the question of their philosophical foundation to the foreground. Theorists of human rights often assume that...
Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge
Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence
What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture...
Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero
The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act...
Published October 27th 2013 by Routledge
Critique and Transformation from Hegel through Post-Marxism
Dialectics and Contemporary Politics recasts dialectical thought for a post-Marxist age in which labour movement politics is just one political option among many. The book is organized thematically around concepts such as immanent critique, ideology, experience, and resistance, and according to...
Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Alter-Globalizations and Nomad Science
The central argument of this book is that the univocal ontology and corresponding immanent metaphysics of the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) can provide a theoretical perspective capable of accounting for the complex nature of world politics. Drawing on a wide variety of Deleuze’s...
Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge
Democracy and National Pluralism
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Tensions of Modernity: Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment
To Be Published November 18th 2014
Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism
To Be Published December 17th 2014
Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State
To Be Published January 14th 2015
Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy
To Be Published March 3rd 2015
Deep Cosmopolis: Rethinking World Politics and Globalization
To Be Published April 30th 2015
Political Philosophy, Empathy and Justice
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Positive and Negative Freedom in Liberal Thought
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Kierkegaard and the Political Theory of Love: Love is a Revolution
To Be Published August 31st 2015