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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 236 new and published books in the subject of Political Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Kant and Education

    Interpretations and Commentary

    Edited by Klas Roth, Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, political philosophy, and philosophy of judgement have been and continue to be widely discussed among many scholars. The impact of his thinking is beyond doubt and his ideas continue to inspire and encourage an on-going dialogue among many people in our world today...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Secularism, Religion, and Politics

    India and Europe

    Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck

    Series: Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

    This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice. His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his. In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Liberal Politics and Public Faith

    Beyond Separation

    By Kevin Vallier

    In the eyes of many, liberalism requires the aggressive secularization of social institutions, especially public media and public schools. The unfortunate result is that many Americans have become alienated from the liberal tradition because they believe it threatens their most sacred forms of life...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence'

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Why Not Capitalism?

    By Jason F. Brennan

    Most economists believe capitalism is a compromise with selfish human nature. As Adam Smith put it, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." Capitalism works better than socialism, according to...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Music in Contemporary Philosophy
    Edited by Martin Scherzinger
    To Be Published July 21st 2014
  2. Egalitarianism
    By Iwao Hirose
    To Be Published July 24th 2014
  3. The Political and Social Thought of F.M. Dostoevsky
    By Stephen Kirby Carter
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  4. Tolstoy's 'What is Art?'
    By Terry Diffey
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  5. Reflecting on Anna Karenina
    By Mary Evans
    To Be Published August 6th 2014

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