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- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Capitalism has become strange. Ironically, while the ?age of work? seems to have come to an end, working has assumed a total presence ? a ?worker?s society? in the worst sense of the term ? where everyone finds themselves obsessed with it. So what does the worker tell us today? "I feel drained, empty? dead." This book tells the story of the dead... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Understanding the Political Philosophers is an absorbing and accessible introduction to the major philosophers and core texts of western political philosophy. Organised historically - beginning with Socrates and Plato, and concluding with post-Rawlsian theory - Alan Haworth presents the key ideas and developments with clarity and depth. Each chapter... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Always controversial, always compelling, the German philosopher Karl Marx is one of the most influential thinkers of the modern era. In this thought-provoking collection of essays, Marx elucidates some his best-known theories and ideas about society, economics, and politics. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 37.99
The essays in this book, by a variety of leading Augustine scholars, examine not only Augustine's multifaceted philosophy and its relation to his epoch-making theology, but also his practice as a philosopher, as well as his relation to other philosophers both before and after him. Thus the collection shows that Augustine's philosophy remains an influence... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88
Hvis vi havde 50 milliarder dollar ekstra til at bruge på en bedre verden, hvor skulle vi så sætte ind først? Det var det store spørgsmål til otte topøkonomer ? hvoraf flere nobelpristagere - på konferencen Copenhagen Consensus i København den 24.-28. maj 2004. Bogen præsenterer konferencens resultater - i et fængende og forståeligt sprog. I ti koncentrerede... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 13.50
Originally published separately, Weber's "Science as a Vocation" and "Politics as a Vocation" stand as the classic formulations of his positions on two related subjects that go to the heart of his thought: the nature and status of science and its claims to authority; and the nature and status of political claims and the ultimate justification for such... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
The powerful, beautiful and chilling sequel to the bestselling Straw Dogs John Gray draws on an extraordinary array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in the world. Writers as varied as Ballard, Borges, Freud and Conrad are mesmerised by forms of human extremity - experiences on the outer edge... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This edited volumepresents the first comprehensive analysis of the limits of intentional action control from an interdisciplinary perspective. It brings together leadingfigures in the field ofphilosophy, psychology, and law to elucidatea multitude of facetsof this important topic from a variety of different theoretical and disciplinary approaches.... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
This important work of political and moral philosophy set off a firestorm of criticism upon its publication in the mid-nineteenth century. Most notably, Joseph-Pierre Proudhon's The Philosophy of Poverty compelled Karl Marx to write a treatise in response. Marx's rejoinder, entitled The Poverty of Philosophy, is a fascinating companion piece... more...