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  1. Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1938, these lectures argue that liberality is the foundation of civilization. According to Gilbert Murray, civilization provides the surplus of security, leisure and wealth that makes liberality possible; a failure of liberality is the surest test of the failure of a civilization...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Gilbert Murray’s treatise considers a largely euro-centric foreign policy during the inter-war period. Believing passionately in the prospect of a Liberal England and the hope promised by the League of Nations, with Britain at its centre, Murray argues that a secure future...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Politics and Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott

    By Stuart Isaacs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Michael Oakeshott was a leading Political theorist described by The Telegraph in 1990 as "the greatest political philosopher in the Anglo-Saxon tradition since Mill – or even Burke". There has been sustained interest in his work, and a developing body of literature, over recent years. This book...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. In Search of a Political Philosophy

    Ideologies at the Close of the Twentieth Century

    By W. J. Stankiewicz

    In Search of a Political Philosophy is an analysis of the three democratic `isms' - conservatism, liberalism and socialism - and of the distinct nature of the all-devouring ideology - Marxist communism. The author is concerned with the conscious and unconscious assumptions of the proponents and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nature and Liberty

    By Dr John Zvesper, John Zvesper

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric.Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hayek, Co-ordination and Evolution

    His Legacy in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas

    Edited by Jack Birner, Rudy van Zijp

    Recent years have witnessed a remarkable revival in Hayek's reputation as an economist, a political philosopher, and an intellectual historian. This book shows why this revival has taken place by demonstrating the continuing relevance and vitality of Hayek's ideas. A group of internationally known...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

    Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue

    Edited by Marlies Casier, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, in particular the issues of political Islam, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms. The authors explore the rationales of the main political actors in Turkey in order to increase our understanding of the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Decision-making in the EU

    Technocracy in Disguise?

    By Anne Elizabeth Stie

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty

    Edited by Madeleine Hosli, Amie Kreppel, Bĕla Plechanovová, Amy Verdun

    Series: West European Politics

    This book aims to assess what the changes of the Treaty of Lisbon envisaged and whether these ambitions have materialised since the Treaty entered into force. It offers analyses of the past, as well as what might be the future (because some provisions will only enter into effect in the years to...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Taking Ideology Seriously

    21st Century Reconfigurations

    Edited by Gayil Talshir, Mathew Humphrey

    Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of the ‘end of ideology’ thesis, not as a theoretical stance but as a reaction to what appears to have been the decline of major ideological families, such as socialism, in a changing world order. Globalization, as well as internal national fragmentation of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge