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Governance in the New Global DisorderPolitics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Governance in the New Global Disorder: Politics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Daniel Innerarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231170604
eISBN:
9780231542258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170604.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When we talk about globalization, we tend to focus on its social and economic benefits. In Governance in the New Global Disorder, the political philosopher Daniel Innerarity considers its unsettling ... More

Radical CosmopoliticsThe Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

James Ingram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While supporting the cosmopolitan pursuit of a world that respects all rights and interests, this book supports political theorists which have, in their approach to this book's project, compromised ... More

The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time

The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time

William Tabb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158428
eISBN:
9780231528030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Actions taken by the United States and other countries during the Great Recession focused on restoring the viability of major financial institutions while guaranteeing debt and stimulating growth. ... More

The Scandal of ReasonA Critical Theory of Political Judgment

The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Albena Azmanova

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Theories of justice are haunted by a paradox: the more ambitious the theory of justice, the less applicable and useful the model is to political practice; yet the more politically realistic the ... More

Socialism UnboundPrinciples, Practices, and Prospects

Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Stephen Eric Bronner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153836
eISBN:
9780231527354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Published more than twenty years ago, this bold defense of socialism remains a seminal text for our time. Treating socialism as an ethic, reinterpreting its core categories, and critically ... More

States of WarEnlightenment Origins of the Political

States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

David Bates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158053
eISBN:
9780231528665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We fear that the growing threat of violent attack has upset the balance between existential concepts of political power, which emphasize security, and traditional notions of constitutional limits ... More

To Carl SchmittLetters and Reflections

To Carl Schmitt: Letters and Reflections

Jacob Taubes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154123
eISBN:
9780231520348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A philosopher, rabbi, religious historian, and Gnostic, Jacob Taubes was for many years a correspondent and interlocutor of Carl Schmitt (1888–1985), a German jurist, philosopher, political theorist, ... More

Wrestling with the AngelExperiments in Symbolic Life

Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life

Tracy McNulty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161190
eISBN:
9780231537605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161190.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is a meditation on contemporary political, legal, and social theory from a psychoanalytic perspective. It argues for the enabling function of formal and symbolic constraints in sustaining ... More

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