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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 15.42
Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? In this concise book, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents with clarity and wit a compelling moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. There are times, G. A. Cohen notes, when we all behave like socialists. On a camping trip, for example,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 50.00
In this book G. A. Cohen examines the libertarian principle of self-ownership, which says that each person belongs to himself and therefore owes no service or product to anyone else. This principle is used to defend capitalist inequality, which is said to reflect each person's freedom to do as as he wishes with himself. The author argues that self-ownership... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 20.88
This is the second of three volumes of posthumously collected writings of G. A. Cohen, who was one of the leading, and most progressive, figures in contemporary political philosophy. This volume brings together some of Cohen's most personal philosophical and nonphilosophical essays, many of them previously unpublished. Rich in first-person narration,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.50
Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. From jazz standards such as ?Mood Indigo? and ?Don?t Get Around Much Anymore,? to his longer, more orchestral suites, to his leadership of the stellar big band he toured and performed with for decades after most big bands folded, Ellington... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.16
G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a number of his most significant papers. This is the first of three volumes to realize those plans. Drawing on three decades of work, it contains previously uncollected articles... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 34.13
G. A. Cohen was one of the leading political philosophers of recent times. He first came to wide attention in 1978 with the prize-winning book Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence . In subsequent decades his published writings largely turned away from the history of philosophy, focusing instead on equality, freedom, and justice. However, throughout... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 116.12
Sponsored by the Institut for Perception Research, Eindhoven, Netherlands, and held under the auspices of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akad. van Wetenschappen and the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Zuiver Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 39.00
Traditional forms of collaboration are not sufficient for competing effectively in the more complex and dynamic environment of today’s business world. Face-to-face meetings between people of similar backgrounds have given way to increasingly complex working relationships. Organizations must be able to gain rapid access to knowledgeable people... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 54.99
This book is the first to present new medical research establishing a connection between religion and health. It examines the subsequent implications for Eastern and Western religious traditions and for society and culture.The contributors argue that religious involvement and belief can affect certain neuroendocrine and immune mechanisms, and that... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 215.00
The goal of this Volume "Conceptual Foundations of Materials: A standard model for ground- and excited-state properties" is to present the fundamentals of electronic structure theory that are central to the understanding and prediction of materials phenomena and properties. The emphasis is on foundations and concepts. The Sections are designed to... more...