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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 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

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

Another Cosmopolitanism

Another Cosmopolitanism

Seyla Benhabib

Robert Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In these two lectures, the author argues that since the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society that is governed by cosmopolitan norms 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

The Autonomous AnimalSelf-Governance and the Modern Subject

The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

Claire E. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669561
eISBN:
9781452946757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Autonomy is a vital concept in much of modern theory, defining the Subject as capable of self-governance. Democratic theory relies on the concept of autonomy to provide justification for ... More

Becoming PoliticalSpinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Becoming Political: Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Christopher Skeaff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555478
eISBN:
9780226555508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Becoming Political argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza’s thought. By recuperating in Spinoza’s writings a “vital republicanism,” the book illuminates ... More

Becoming Who We ArePolitics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While a number of books and many articles have been written on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. Though skepticism is ... More

Beyond Humanity?The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

Beyond Humanity?: The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

Allen E. Buchanan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587810
eISBN:
9780191728761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587810.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines the ethical controversy surrounding biomedical enhancement: the use of biotechnologies to improve normal human capacities and characteristics. It deflates the heated rhetoric of ... More

Beyond IndividualismThe Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

George Rupp

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In many places around the world, relations between ethnic and religious groups that for long periods coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This trend has ... More

Beyond Punishment?A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People convicted of crimes are subject to a criminal sentence, but they are also subject to a host of other legal measures: Some are denied access to jobs, housing, welfare, the vote, or other goods. ... More

Beyond the Nation-StateThe Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion

Beyond the Nation-State: The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion

Dmitry Shumsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300230130
eISBN:
9780300241099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. This bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century ... More

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