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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

The Art of Creating PowerFreedman on Strategy

The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Benedict Wilkinson and James Gow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Art of Creating Power explores the intellectual thought and wider impact — on military affairs, politics and the universities — of Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading ... 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 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

Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Adam Etinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume explores philosophical questions raised by the dual status of human rights as moral rights, on the one hand, and legally, politically, and historically practised rights, on the other. Its ... More

Inheritance of WealthJustice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality, and the Right to Bequeath

Daniel Halliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198803355
eISBN:
9780191841545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book presents a philosophical analysis of inherited wealth: it examines both the moral foundations of the right to bequeath wealth and the case for restricting that right with an inheritance ... More

Minimal MoralityA Multilevel Social Contract Theory

Minimal Morality: A Multilevel Social Contract Theory

Michael Moehler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785927
eISBN:
9780191827655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785927.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book develops a novel multilevel social contract theory that, in contrast to existing theories in the liberal tradition, does not merely assume a restricted form of reasonable moral pluralism, ... More

Political ConceptsA Critical Lexicon

Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon

J. M. Bernstein, Adi Ophir, and Ann Laura Stoler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823276684
eISBN:
9780823277285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276684.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deciding what is and what is not political is a fraught, perhaps intractably opaque matter. Just who decides the question; on what grounds; to what ends–these seem like properly political questions ... More

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