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Major Works: Political Philosophy

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published major works in the subject of Political Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Tolstoy's 'What is Art?'

    By Terry Diffey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    With its demand that works of art be judged according to the their morally didactic content, Tolstoy’s reviled aesthetics has seemed to exclude from the canon far too many works widely accepted as masterpieces, including Shakespeare and Beethoven. This book, first published in 1985, argues that...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tolstoy

    By Ernest Joseph Simmons

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy’s fame as one of the world’s greatest novelists has never been in doubt, but the importance of his views on the social, moral and religious issues of his time is not so widely recognised. This study, first published in 1973, presents an introduction to the historical and cultural background...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tolstoi: The Teacher

    By Charles-Baudouin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    The author states here that Tolstoy was a great educator and his views on education were ingenious and profound. Despite being a great artist, Tolstoy also had pedagogic method and drew abundantly on the stores of science. The book looks at articles which Tolstoy wrote on education and childhood,...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Political and Social Thought of F.M. Dostoevsky

    By Stephen Kirby Carter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    This study concentrates on The Devils, but also places this novel in the total context of Dostoevsky’s work. Also considered is the life and work of T.N. Granovsky, who is satirised along with Turgenev in the novel, and thus offers a useful basis on which to delineate the contours of Dostoevsky’s...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reflecting on Anna Karenina

    By Mary Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy’s troubled relation to the feminine in terms of the fantasies, hopes, and fears that she represents. In Reflecting on Anna Karenina,...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Secularization and Political Thought

    Thomas Hobbes to J. S. Mill

    Edited by James E. Crimmins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The increasing secularization of political thought between the mid-seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries has often been noted, but rarely described in detail. The contributors to this volume consider the significance of the relationship between religious beliefs, dogma and secular ideas in...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Thomas Hobbes and the Debate over Natural Law and Religion

    By Stephen A. State

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    The argument laid out in this book discusses and interprets the work of Hobbes in relation to religion. It compares a traditional interpretation of Hobbes where Hobbes’ use of conventional terminology when talking about natural law is seen as ironic or merely convenient despite an atheist viewpoint...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Political Knowledge

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Since at least the time of Plato, political scientists and philosophers have been concerned about what citizens and rulers should know if they are to be governed—and govern—well. Moreover, the increasing complexity of modern societies has revivified thinking about and around the critical concept of...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy: Mini-set D 7 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Author

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Originally published between 1955 and 1981 the volumes in this mini-set include works by G E von Grünebaum, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, F Rahman, and A J Wensinck. Examining the nature and growth of the cultural tradition of Islam, the volumes in this set cover Islamic life and thought, the role of the...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  10. John Locke

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Today, John Locke is recognized as one of the most important and formative philosophical influences on the modern world. His imprint is still felt in political and legal thought, in educational theory, moral theory and in the theory of knowledge. Locke’s key works, Two Treatises of Government, and...

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

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