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Abandoned to Ourselves

Abandoned to Ourselves

Peter A. Meyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300172058
eISBN:
9780300178050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172058.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how the centerpiece of the Enlightenment—society as the symbol of collective human life and as the fundamental domain of human practice—was primarily composed and animated by its most ... More

Adam Smith's PluralismRationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Jack Russell Weinstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300162530
eISBN:
9780300163759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162530.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book suggests that the foundations of liberalism can be found in the writings of Adam Smith (1723–1790), a pioneer of modern economic theory and a major figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. ... More

Adventures of the SymbolicPost-marxism and Radical Democracy

Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-marxism and Radical Democracy

Warren Breckman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143943
eISBN:
9780231512893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143943.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book critically revisits the reassessment of philosophical Marxism that took place in the middle of the twentieth century. It explores the efforts that were made to reconcile a radical and ... More

After FukushimaThe Equivalence of Catastrophes

After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263387
eISBN:
9780823266333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263387.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines the nature of catastrophes in the era of globalization and technology. Can a catastrophe be an isolated occurrence? Is there such a thing as a “natural” catastrophe when all of our ... More

Against MarriageAn Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State is a critique of the state recognition of marriage and a proposal for an alternative form of regulation. Part One, ‘Against ... More

Agamben and Radical Politics

Agamben and Radical Politics

Daniel McLoughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of sovereignty was profoundly influential for critical theory as it grappled with issues of security and state violence in the wake of September 11 2001. Yet his work was ... More

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the greatest challenges Agamben presents to his readers is the vast and often bewildering range of sources he draws upon in his work. This volume is a one-stop reference for clarifying ... More

The Age of CulpabilityChildren and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803324
eISBN:
9780191841514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Reflection on the grounds for leniency towards children who commit crimes is the entry point into the development, in this book, of a theory of the nature of criminal responsibility and desert of ... More

An Age of RiskPolitics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Emily C. Nacol

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows that risk, now treated as a permanent feature of our lives, did not always govern understandings of the future. Focusing on the epistemological, political, and economic writings of ... More

Analyzing Oppression

Analyzing Oppression

Ann E. Cudd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents a new, integrated theory of social oppression, which tackles the fundamental question that no theory of oppression has satisfactorily answered: if there is no natural hierarchy ... More

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