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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 24.00
David Armitage makes an outstanding contribution with this history of British conceptions of empire from the 1540s to the 1740s. He sheds new light on major British political thinkers, and the relationship between Protestantism and empire, theories of property, liberty and political economy, and the emergence of the British identity. Winner of the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
The first of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading intellectual historians. This collection includes some of his most important philosophical and methodological statements written over the past four decades, each of which has been carefully revised for publication in this form. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 27.00
The third of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading intellectual historians. This collection includes some of his most important work on the political thought of Thomas Hobbes, each of which has been carefully revised for publication in this form. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 27.50
Throughout his long career, Jacques Derrida had a close, collaborative relationship with Critical Inquiry and its editors. He saved some of his most important essays for the journal, and he relished the ensuing arguments and polemics that stemmed from the responses to his writing that Critical Inquiry encouraged. Collecting the best of Derrida’s... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
In the first such study for a generation, Alan Cromartie gives an innovative account of English constitutional ideas from the mid-fifteenth century to the time of Charles I, showing how the emergence of grand claims for common law, the country's strange unwritten legal system, shaped England's cultural development. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00
The Discovery of Islands presents a series of linked essays by one of the world's leading historians. Each essay presents British history as that of several nations interacting with an imperial state, a view which has been hugely influential in recent studies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
These volumes offer the first comprehensive study of republicanism as a shared European heritage. Whilst previous research has mainly focused on Atlantic traditions of republicanism, Professors Skinner and van Gelderen have assembled an internationally distinguished set of contributors whose studies highlight the richness and diversity of European... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 54.99
The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a new interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's response to the English Revolution. By focusing on his religious thought, it debunks the standard view of him as a royalist, and recovers his sympathies with the religious projects of the 1640s and 1650s. This reinterpretation culminates with an exploration of Hobbes's... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2000; US$ 150.00
Basing his discussion on everyday life in France, Lefebvre shows the degree to which our lived-in world and sense of it are shaped by decisions about which we know little and in which we do not participate. more...
- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 13.11
A funny, warm and accessible work of popular philosophy based on the works of a great Renaissance writer more...