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Adam Smith and RousseauEthics, Politics, Economics

Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Maria Pia Paganelli, Dennis C. Rasmussen, and Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment, thinkers who made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and who shaped some of ... 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

Challenges for Humanitarian InterventionEthical Demand and Political Reality

Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

C. A. J. Coady, Ned Dobos, and Sagar Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An enduring concern about armed humanitarian intervention, and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances, is that such interventions are liable to be ... More

Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Garrett Cullity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Three things often recognized as central to morality are concern for others’ welfare, respect for their self-expression, and cooperation in worthwhile collective activity. When philosophers have ... More

Critical Theory and FeelingThe Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Critical Theory and Feeling: The Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Simon Mussell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105707
eISBN:
9781526132253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book provides a new perspective on the early work of the Frankfurt School, by focusing on the vital role that affect and feeling play in the development of critical theory. Building on ... More

The Deed is EverythingNietzsche on Will and Action

The Deed is Everything: Nietzsche on Will and Action

Aaron Ridley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825449
eISBN:
9780191864117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Nietzsche is often held to be an extreme sceptic about human agency, keen to debunk it along every dimension. He dismisses the ideas of freedom, autonomy, and morality, we are told, and even the very ... More

A Duty to ResistWhen Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

Candice Delmas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190872199
eISBN:
9780190872229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872199.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? Many philosophers argue for what is called political obligation—the duty to obey the law of nearly just, legitimate states. Even proponents of ... More

Equal Citizenship and Public ReasonA Feminist Political Liberalism

Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Christie Hartley and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a defense of political liberalism as a feminist liberalism. The first half of the book develops and defends a novel interpretation of political liberalism. It is argued that political ... More

The Happiness PhilosophersThe Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

Bart Schultz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691154770
eISBN:
9781400884957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154770.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book tells the colorful story of the lives and legacies of the founders of utilitarianism—one of the most influential yet misunderstood philosophies of the past two centuries. Best known for ... More

Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Laurens van Apeldoorn and Robin Douglass (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume provides the first collection of essays dedicated to the complex and rich intersections between Hobbes’s political and religious thought. Written by experts in the field, it opens up new ... More

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