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  • The Presidentby John Stewart

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 11.95

    Arguing that an efficient economic system can be compatible with a fair share for all, this novel centers on a United States president who changes his mind about his policies. A deliberate parable about today?s political wars, the novel illustrates the reforms posed by a real 19th-century figure, the American economist Henry George. Accordingly, this fictional... more...

  • A New Model of the Economyby Brian Hodgkinson

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2008; US$ 24.95

    Presenting a radical revision of modern economic theory, this analysis adjusts the entire range of economic thought in relation to the fundamental part played by land, the significance of credit—especially in the banking system—and the crucial impact of the taxation method. The resulting system based upon natural law, economic security for all, fair... more...

  • Eradicating Ecocideby Polly Higgins

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2010; US$ 23.00

    Providing a comprehensive legal overview of the past 200 years, this enlightening account exposes the laws and inadequate voluntary global governance that have triggered an eco-colonization—or ecocide—of the planet. Examining laws from around the world that have been successfully developed to curtail the power of environmentally oppressing institutions,... more...

  • When Philosophers Ruleby Arthur Farndell

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 27.95

    Searching for a definition of good government, this commentary from Marsilio Ficino examines three Platonic dialogues that have had a profound effect on Western statesmen and jurists. A leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance—who translated all the works of Plato into Latin—Ficino prepared these notes for Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of the republic... more...

  • Marcus Aurelius: The Dialoguesby Alan Stedall

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2006; US$ 13.95

    This new work draws from Marcus Aurelius?one of the last great pre-Christian voices of classical Western philosophy and spirituality?the essential threads of his thinking in the Meditations weaving them into a more contemporary and coherent form. Recasting a meeting that actually took place between Marcus and four other historical figures of classical... more...

  • The Shakespearean Ethicby John Vyvyan

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2011; US$ 19.99

    With modesty and conviction, this edition offers a viewpoint seldomly considered: an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy. Appreciating the danger Shakespeare faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, this fresh examination demonstrates how subtly his plays allegorically explore aspects of the perennial... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Rose of Loveby John Vyvyan

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 24.99

    Offering an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy and a viewpoint seldom considered, this book argues that his philosophy was consistent, consciously held, and profoundly Christian. Showing that Shakespeare appreciated the danger faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, it explains how the playwright... more...

  • Visitorsby John Stewart

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 14.95

    Beings from a distant planet impact the political, economic, and spiritual life of both Britain and the world in this tale that uses a touch of science fiction to explore human potential. Dealing with a suffering economy and rising inflation, the prime minister is a year into office and faces nothing but frustration. Then, visitors with impressive... more...

  • Sketches Sartorial, Tonsorial and the Likeby St Claire Bullock; R. V. Andelson

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2009; US$ 9.95

    A collection of rhyming couplets, these wry and witty poems ponder the foibles and vanities of mortals. Cartoon pen-and-ink drawings by well-known illustrator Barrington Barber accompany the limerick-like lyrics, which capture the ridiculous—such as absurdly trimmed mustaches and outrageous hairstyles—with humorous rhymes and amusing titles. Perfect... more...

  • Ricardo's Lawby Fred Harrison

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2006; US$ 27.95

    Presenting insights into how income and wealth are produced and distributed, this study analyzes how, despite two centuries of capital accumulation, poverty persists in rich nations. Relying on the theories of David Ricardo—a 19th-century economist credited with developing the theory of rent—a thorough presentation of the history of this economic... more...