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Major Works: Political Philosophy

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 66 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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.

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  1. The Anarchists (RLE Anarchy)

    By James Joll

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Anarchy

    James Joll’s comprehensive book introduces the reader to the personalities, theories and practical politics of the anarchist movement throughout its history. In the first part the author discusses the early precursors of anarchism and in Part Two he presents the full spectrum of anarchist activity...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bakunin on Anarchy (RLE Anarchy)

    Edited by Sam Dolgoff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Anarchy

    When originally published this was the first comprehensive collection in English from the works of the founder of anarchism. It includes translations of published and unpublished (in 1973) material left unfinished or unrevised at the time of Bakunin’s death. ...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Political Thought and Governance

    Edited by Abdullah Saeed

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Islam has had a significant impact on world history, not only as a major religion that has directed the personal beliefs and actions of individuals, but also as the basis of a distinct system of government that has developed its own institutions, practices and philosophies. This new Routledge Major...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. RLE: Responding to Fascism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    The rise of fascism in Europe ultimately plunged the world into war and brought about the horrors of the holocaust, yet these outcomes were far from apparent to many observers in the 1930’s. This collection of contemporary and near contemporary works represents some of the diversity of response as...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 15)

    By Edward Alexander

    This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill. The book sets apart Arnold and Mill from their...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  6. A History of Political Thought in the 16th Century (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 16)

    By J. W. Allen

    This presentation of the main phases and features of political thought in the sixteenth century is based on an exhaustive study of contemporary writings in Latin, English, French, German and Italian. The book is divided into four parts. The first part deals with the new thought of Protestantism....

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Locke's Two Treatises of Government (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 17)

    By Richard Ashcraft

    This volume guides the reader through a detailed examination of the text to an understanding of Locke’s political ideas in relation to his writings on philosophy, education, religion and economics and the influence these ideas had upon eighteenth-century political theorists. The author shows how...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Greek Political Theory (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 18)

    Much has been written about the interpretation of Plato in the last thirty years. Once interpreted as a revolutionary of the left, and a prophet of Socialism, he has lately been interpreted as a revolutionary of the Right and a forerunner of Fascism. In this book Plato appears as himself – a...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Nonconformist Conscience (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 19)

    By D. W. Bebbington

    The ‘Nonconformist conscience’ was a major force in late Victorian and Edwardian politics. The well-attended chapels of England and Wales bred a race of Christian politicians who tried to exert a moral influence on public affairs. This book analyses the political impact of the Nonconformists at the...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Political Judgement (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 20)

    By Ronald Beiner

    Originally published in 1983. One of the basic capacities of man as a political being is his faculty of judgement. Yet for all the books on concepts like freedom, equality and authority, surprisingly little attention has been given to this topic in the tradition of Western political thought. What...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge