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  • Made with Wordsby Philip Pettit

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    Hobbes's extreme political views have commanded so much attention that they have eclipsed his work on language and mind, and on reasoning, personhood, and group formation. But this work is of immense interest in itself, as Philip Pettit shows in Made with Words , and it critically shapes Hobbes's political philosophy. Pettit argues that... more...

  • Rules, Reasons, and Normsby Philip Pettit

    Clarendon Press 2002; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Philip Pettit has drawn together here a series of interconnected essays on three subjects to which he has made notable contributions. The first part of the book discusses the rule-following character of thought. The second considers how choice can be responsive to different sorts of factors, while still being under the control of thought and the reasons... more...

  • On the People's Termsby Philip Pettit

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    A novel, republican theory of the point of democracy, providing a model of the institutions that republican democracy would require. more...

  • A Theory of Freedomby Philip Pettit

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    This innovative approach to freedom starts from an account of what we mean by describing someone, in a psychological vein, as a free subject. Pettit develops an argument as to what it is that makes someone free in that basic sense; and then goes on to derive the implications of the approach for issues of freedom in political theory. Freedom in the... more...

  • The Robust Demands of the Goodby Philip Pettit

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Philip Pettit offers a new insight into moral psychology. He shows that attachments such as love, and certain virtues such as honesty, require their characteristic behaviours not only as things actually are, but also in cases where things are different from how they actually are. He explores the implications of this idea for key moral issues. more...

  • Semantics and Social Scienceby Graham MacDonald; Philip Pettit

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1980, this book examines the major issues in the philosophy of social science, paying specific attention to cross-cultural understanding, humanism versus scientism, individualism versus collectivism, and the shaping of theory by evaluative commitment. Arguing for a cross-cultural conception of human beings, the authors defend... more...

  • Equity and the Law of Trustsby Philip H. Pettit

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This well-respected textbook, offering a traditional approach to equity and trusts, has been a trusted resource for academics and students for nearly 50 years. It gives an exceptionally in-depth and thorough account of equity and trusts law, providing everything the student needs to understand the issues. more...

  • A Political Philosophy in Public Lifeby José Luis Martí; Philip Pettit

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    This book examines an unlikely development in modern political philosophy: the adoption by a major national government of the ideas of a living political theorist. When José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero became Spain's opposition leader in 2000, he pledged that if his socialist party won power he would govern Spain in accordance with the principles laid... more...

  • Mind, Morality, and Explanationby Frank Jackson; Philip Pettit; Michael Smith

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Frank Jackson, Philip Pettit, and Michael Smith have been at the forefront of philosophy in Australia for much of the last two decades, and their collaborative work has had widespread influence throughout the world. Mind, Morality, and Explanation collects the best of that work in a single volume, showcasing their seminal contributions to philosophical... more...

  • A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophyby Robert E. Goodin; Thomas W. Pogge; Philip Pettit

    Wiley 2009; US$ 436.95 US$ 378.69

    This new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy has been extended significantly to include 55 chapters across two volumes written by some of today's most distinguished scholars. New contributors include some of today’s most distinguished scholars, among them Thomas Pogge, Charles Beitz, and Michael Doyle Provides... more...