This text is part of a three-volume critical history of the utopian vision and an exploration of the possible reality of utopia. This first volume lays the foundations of the philosophy of process and introduces the idea of the "not-yet-conscious."
'Brilliant, horrifying and really f***ing funny' KATHY BURKE
'Give[s] powerful voice to the often silent story that explains so much of Britain's current fracturing' OBSERVER
I'm a scrounger, a liar, a hypocrite, a stain on society with no basic morals - or so they say.
In this groundbreaking book, leading Arab and Jewish intellectuals examine how and why the Holocaust and the Nakba are interlinked without blurring fundamental differences between them. It searches for a new historical and political grammar for relating and narrating their complicated intersections.
A hugely visible and controversial part of the global game, their credo and aesthetic replicated in almost every league everywhere on earth, a global movement of extreme fandom and politics is also one of the largest youth movements in the world.
This book offers unprecedented insight into what the public want from parties. Presenting new data on public perceptions and desires, it diagnoses a wish for re-imagined parties, and considers how parties may wish to respond. -- .
A book for anyone anxious, worried - or angry - about the mismatch between how they experience the world with its increasing day to day pressures, and the model used by economics to explain and justify it.
Describes and assesses the political ideology of 'ecologism', and compares this radical view of remedies for the environmental crisis with the 'environmentalism' of mainstream politics. This book presents an examination of the relationship between ecologism and other political ideologies, the philosophical basis of ecological thinking, and others.
This text draws together all the debate surrounding Hardt and Negri's "Empire", which has been hailed as a latter day "Communist Manifesto" and as a turning point for the left, with the authors responding to their questions and criticisms.
Focuses on medieval and Renaissance thinkers and includes a discussion of the practices that underpinned medieval political theories and which continued to play crucial roles in the eventual development of early-modern political institutions and debates.
"A marvellous achievement. It traces a wide constellation of overlapping ideas, theories, arguments and thinkers, producing a comprehensive map of modern ideologies, but with the concerns of political theory at its core. It will serve as a central text for undergraduate courses and a distinctive point of reference for political theorists.
This volume contains a large and diverse collection of the political writings and texts that have been central to the major ideological traditions in Western political life. These passages are interspersed with editorial commentaries that offer a general historical introduction to each thinker and the particular text, and highlight key thematic features of the passages.
Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. This book argues that philosophers should first try to understand why real political actors behave as they actually do.
Humans have lived by very different conceptions of the good life. Hampshire argues that no individual and no modern society can avoid conflicts between incompatible moral interests. Combining intellectual rigor with imaginative power, he illuminates the tensions between justice and other sources of value in society and the life of the individual.
This volume has been published to coincide with the anniversaries of two significant milestones in Czech and Slovak history - the imposition of communist rule in 1948 and the doomed experiment to reform socialism which has come to be known as the Prague Spring of 1968.