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  • Otherwise Law-Abiding Citizensby Matt Stolick

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 50.99

    Matthew Stolick presents a detailed social and scientific exploration of the social history of cannabis, chemical make-up of the cannabis plant, and effects of cannabis use. Applying the moral thought of Aristotle, Kant, Mill, and Christianity, Stolick demonstrates the amoral nature of cannabis use. more...

  • The Skillful Selfby John Stopford

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 89.99

    Developing a political approach to culture that avoids both the pitfalls of neutralism and the perils of perfectionism is among the most urgent tasks facing contemporary liberal theory. Drawing on Rawls's political liberalism as well as recent work by capability theorists and major critics of liberalism,The Skillful Self makes the case for a liberal... more...

  • Catholic Social Thoughtby Anthony J. Blasi; Paul D. Sullins

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 84.99

    The essays collected and edited by Paul Sullins and Anthony Blasi represent the range of Catholic thinking on social issues in the American Church today, with discussions centered on the text of the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, which was published in the United States in March 2005. more...

  • Liberalism and Crimeby Robert Sullivan

    Lexington Books 2000; US$ 39.99

    This book explores one of the most significant events in 20th century Anglo-Saxon liberalism: the shift in Britain from the welfare state to the risk society. more...

  • Restorative Justice in a Prison Communityby Cheryl Swanson

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    This book provides a unique perspective on how restorative justice works in an actual prison setting. Theory, practice, research findings, and the illustration of concepts through inmate writings make this an excellent vehicle for learning more about alternatives to our present approach to crime and punishment. more...

  • The Dark Side of Zionismby Baylis Thomas

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    The thesis of The Dark Side of Zionism, arising from new histories neglected by the media, is that both the early Zionists and the Israelis sought their security through military domination of the indigenous Arab population of Palestine. This strategy required avoiding negotiations with the Palestinians as well as demonstrating Israeli military might... more...

  • Between Science and Religionby Phillip M. Thompson

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 99.99

    This book explores the Catholic Church's engagement with science and technology in the twentieth century by focusing on the important role of four prominent Catholic intellectuals representing the diverse intellectual currents of their generation. The book unpacks both the challenges and rewards of pursuing such efforts between the Modernist crisis... more...

  • Two Boston Brahmins in Goethe's Germanyby Thomas Adam; Gisela Mettele

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    This volume presents the travel journals of George and Anna Ticknor, a prominent American couple, from their German tours in the first third of the nineteenth century. The parallel yet independent writing of these travel journals by husband and wife give these journals a unique character. more...

  • The Prisoners' Worldby William S. Tregea; Marjorie S. Larmour

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 44.99

    The Prisoners' World seeks to make the 'prisoners' voice' come alive for regular college classroom students via author narrative essays as well as over sixty prisoner essays that shed light into prisoner experiences in California and Michigan penitentiaries. more...

  • Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's Theaetetusby Tschemplik

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 82.99

    Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's "Theaetetus" examines the dialogue in conversation with others, arriving at the conclusion that it is the absence of self-knowledge in the Theaetetus which leads to its closing impasse regarding knowledge. What Socrates accomplishes in the dialogue is to lead the mathematician Theaetetus to the recognition... more...