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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
In this volume fourteen senior economists describe their early introduction to the study of economics and their contribution to the development of academic economics in Britain. With experience covering a period stretching from the mid 1920s to the late 1960s, many of the contributors not only provide an insight into the role of university disciplines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Why did political economy become pre-eminent in the emergence and development of the social sciences? From a relatively early stage in its development political economy was accepted as a legitimate, if minor, part of a general liberal education. However, economic science did not become firmly rooted in the academic curriculum of the modern English... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 31.99
With a new, interpretive introduction by the translator, this revised edition of Koselleck's most acclaimed work is once again available in English. Koselleck explores the concept of historical time by posing the question: What kind of experience is opened up by the emergence of modernity? Koselleck explores the concept of historical time by posing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Andreas Anter reconstructs Max Weber's theory of the modern state, showing its significance to contemporary political science. He reveals the ambivalence of Weber's political thought: the oscillation between an étatiste position, mainly oriented to the reason of state, and an individualistic one, focussed on the freedom of individuals more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This highly illuminating book marks a significant stage in our growing understanding of how the development of national traditions of economic thought has been affected by both internal and external factors. The expert contributors set an explicit agenda for the study of the dissemination of economic ideas across four centuries, acknowledging that... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 17.99
A philosopher, rabbi, religious historian, and Gnostic, Jacob Taubes was for many years a correspondent and interlocutor of Carl Schmitt (1888?1985), a German jurist, philosopher, political theorist, law professor?and self-professed Nazi. Despite their unlikely association, Taubes and Schmitt shared an abiding interest in the fundamental problems... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
In the winter of 1807, while Berlin was occupied by French troops, the philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte presented fourteen public lectures that have long been studied as a major statement of modern nationalism. Yet Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation have also been interpreted by many as a vision of a cosmopolitan alternative to nationalism. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
The financial crisis that began in 2007 in the United States swept the world, producing substantial bank failures and forcing unprecedented state aid for the crippled global financial system. Bringing together three leading financial economists to provide an international perspective, Balancing the Banks draws critical lessons from the causes of... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 28.41
Rechtfertigungsnarrative begegnen uns als erzählende Begründungen für individuelles Verhalten, als Geschichten, aus denen sich eine allgemeine Moral ableiten lässt, oder als Filme mit politischer Botschaft. Sie eignen sich in besonderer Weise, um normative Ordnungen zu legitimieren. Denn sie sind breit vermittelbar, appellieren an Emotionen und umgehen... more...