The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy) (Hardcover)

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By Sharon M. Meagher (Editor), Samantha Noll (Editor), Joseph S. Biehl (Editor)
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The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising 40 chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics:

- Historical Philosophical Engagements with Cities

- Modern and Contemporary Philosophical Theories of the City

- Urban Aesthetics

- Urban Politics

- Citizenship

- Urban Environments and the Creation/Destruction of Place.

The concluding section, Urban Engagements, contains interviews with philosophers discussing their engagement with students and the wider public on issues and initiatives including experiential learning, civic and community engagement, disability rights and access, environmental degradation, professional diversity, social justice, and globalization.

Essential reading for students and researchers in environmental philosophy, aesthetics, and political philosophy, The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is also a useful resource for those in related fields, such as geography, urban studies, sociology, and political science.

About the Author


Sharon M. Meagher is the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Philosophy at Marymount Manhattan College, USA. Samantha Noll is an Assistant Professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs at Washington State University, USA, and a bioethicist with the Functional Genomics Initiative. Joseph S. Biehl is the founder and Executive Director of Gotham Philosophical Society, Inc., a federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting philosophy in New York City, USA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138928787
ISBN-10: 113892878X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 12th, 2019
Pages: 454
Language: English
Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy