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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 48.99
Harry V. Jaffa, one of Strauss?s most influential students and an ardent participant in the internal divisions among Straussians, brings together his key contributions to the battle to define Strauss?s legacy. The collection includes an important original essay, published here for the first time, ?Straussian Geography: A Memoir and Commentary.? more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 47.99
Kontingenz als der Bereich des Unbestimmten, Ambivalenten und Möglichen wirft Fragen auf, die für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften gleichermaßen relevant sind. Dennoch besteht ein gewisses Ungleichgewicht zwischen den Disziplinen. Kontingenz wird in der Politikwissenschaft weitaus weniger berücksichtigt als in Soziologie und Geschichtswissenschaft.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1989; US$ 140.00
"There can be no doubt that Gregory Claeys..has written by far the best study so far of the thought of Tom Paine...Claeys shows that he was a more significant political theorist than is usually admitted...This is a satisfying and authoritative book." - Journal of The Historical Association Thomas Paine is the most comprehensive and incisive study of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 33.00
The author of the American Declaration of Independence, Jefferson is among the most important and controversial of American political thinkers. This volume offers a new Introduction and a careful selection of his key writings, arranged thematically to cover such topics as race, women and slavery. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00
Sally Jenkinson's masterful new selection from Bayle's Dictionnaire Historique et Critique presents the reader with a coherent path through Bayle's vast work. Her authoritative translation, careful text selection, and lucid introduction will be welcomed by scholars and students of the history of ideas, political theory, cultural history and French... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
Howard Caygill systematically explores for the first time the relationship between Levinas' thought and the political. From Levinas' early writings in the face of National Socialism to controversial political statements on Israeli and French politics, Caygill analyses themes such as the deconstruction of metaphysics, embodiment, the face and alterity.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Niccolo Machiavelli's name has become a byword for duplicity and immorality. Is his sinister reputation deserved? Quentin Skinner focuses on "The Prince", the "Discourses", and "The History of Florence", and distils from them an introduction to Machiavelli's doctrines. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 29.00
This Companion examines the primary themes of Hannah Arendt's multi-faceted thought, from her theory of totalitarianism and her controversial idea of the 'banality of evil' to her classic studies of political action and her final reflections on judgment and the life of the mind. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Paul Wetherly provides a restatement and defence of the classical Marxist theory of the state, developing an analytical approach that draws on G.A. Cohen's functional interpretation of Marx's theory of history. Instrumentalist and structuralist arguments are conceived as related causal mechanisms within the functional approach, and the principle of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 32.00
Hannah Arendt's approach to politics focuses on action and conduct, rather than institutions, constitutions, and states. In light of Arendtian conceptions of politics, essays in this book challenge conventional IR theories. more...