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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 238 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. Egalitarianism

    By Iwao Hirose

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Some people are worse off than others. Does this fact give rise to moral concern? Egalitarianism claims that it does, for a wide array of reasons. It is one of the most important and hotly debated problems in moral and political philosophy, occupying a central place in the work of John Rawls,...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Music in Contemporary Philosophy

    Edited by Martin Scherzinger

    This book examines the functional place of music in contemporary European philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The chapters explore the musical dimensions of lesser known figures as well as well-known philosophical figures in relation to their lesser-known musical dimensions. Edmund Husserl,...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Political and Social Thought of F.M. Dostoevsky
    By Stephen Kirby Carter
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  2. Tolstoy's 'What is Art?'
    By Terry Diffey
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  3. Reflecting on Anna Karenina
    By Mary Evans
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  4. Tolstoy
    By Ernest Joseph Simmons
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  5. Tolstoi: The Teacher
    By Charles-Baudouin
    To Be Published August 5th 2014

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