The Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy

2016.01.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Fiala (ed.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2015, 271pp., $190.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2016.01.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Fiala (ed.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2015, 271pp., $190.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781847065544. Reviewed by Mathias Risse, Harvard University According to its publisher's website, the Bloomsbury Companions series "is a major series of single volume companions to key research fields in the humanities aimed at postgraduate students, scholars and libraries." In recent years about two dozen of these companions have appeared. The Companion to Political Philosophy is among the most recent additions. It consists of fourteen essays (stretching over about 220 pages). In keeping with the design of the series, the last two essays offer views on the possible future of the field. The twelve essays that discuss specific themes are on the history of political philosophy, sovereignty, cosmopolitanism, human rights, distributive justice, punishment, war, peace, liberal toleration,. . .

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