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Major Works: Political Philosophy

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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 It includes translations of published and unpublished (in 1973) material left unfinished or unrevised at the time of Bakunin’s death.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. The Left and Rights Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 50

    A Conceptual Analysis of the Idea of Socialist Rights

    By Tom Campbell

    The book presents an analysis of the concept of rights and provides an illuminating expression of socialist ideals. The author outlines an analysis of fundamental human rights compatible with historical relativism and applies this to the political right of freedom of expression and the economic...

    Published August 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Marx's Capital and Capitalism Today Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 52

    By Tony Cutler, Barry Hindess, Athar Hussain, Paul Q.Hirst

    This volume is concerned with the re-evaluation and criticism of Capital itself. It is in three parts, each covering a specific area of Marxist theory. The first part contains an investigation into Marx’s theory of value and considers the types of questions and modes of analysis to which this...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. A Fantasy of Reason (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 29)

    By Don Locke

    This ‘philosophical biography’ gives an account of Godwin’s life and thought, and by setting his thoughts in the context of his life, brings the two into juxtaposition. It relates Godwin’s views on politics and morality, education and religion, freedom and society, to the events of his life,...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A History of Greek Political Thought (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 34)

    By T. A. Sinclair

    This book gives a general survey of political thought from Homer to the beginning of the Christian era. To the evidence of the philosophers is added that of Herodotus, Euripides, Thucydides, Polybius and others whose writings illustrate the course of Greek political thinking in the Classical and...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. A Short History of Electoral Systems in Western Europe (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 22)

    By Andrew McLaren Carstairs

    This book provides a concise and accessible account of the historical experience of European parliaments – why different electoral systems were adopted, how they have functioned, how they have affected the development of political parties, and in what respects they have been found over time to be...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Marx's Ethics of Freedom (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 49)

    By George G Brenkert

    This book reveals Marx’s moral philosophy and analyzes its nature. The author shows that there is an underlying system of ethics which runs the length and breadth of Marx’s thought. The book begins by discussing the methodological side of Marx’s ethics showing how Marx’s criticism of conventional...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 12th 2012 by Routledge