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Major Works: Political Philosophy

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 70 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. Medieval Papalism (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 36)

    By Walter Ullmann

    This volume deals with the problem of State and Church in the Middle Ages from a new angle. It not only shows how and why the medieval popes pursued a policy of world domination, but also discloses the ideas by which the papal monarchs were primarily influenced....

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Methodism and Politics in British Society 1750-1850 (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 31)

    By David Hempton

    Originally published in 1984, this book charts the political and social consequences of Methodist expansion in the first century of its existence. While the relationship between Methodism and politics is the central subject of the book a number of other important themes are also developed. The...

    Published July 12th 2012 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. 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

  8. 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

  9. An Introduction to the Republic of Plato (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 21)

    By William Boyd

    This edition originally published in 1962. The problems of life and government which are still the central theme of the Republic are still with us but the views presented in it were the outcome of strenuous discussion and they come to the modern reader as a challenge. To get to the heart of them he...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Political Repression in 19th Century Europe (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 24)

    By Robert J Goldstein

    Originally published in 1983. The nineteenth century was a time of great economic, social and political change. As Europe modernized, previously ignorant and apathetic elements in the population began to demand political freedoms. There was pressure also for a freer press, for the rights of...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge