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  • Discourse on the Origin of Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative and frequently studied works. more...

  • An Introduction To The Philosophy Of Social Researchby Tim May; Malcolm Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This is an accessible introduction to the philosophy of social research which relates philosophical ideas to actual research practice. The book makes effective use of illustrations from the UK, US and Europe to examine specific problems and broader issues. The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social research methods within... more...

  • Mindsightby Daniel J. Siegel

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    Foreword by Daniel Goleman, author of  Emotional Intelligence. This groundbreaking book, from one of the global innovators in the integration of brain science with psychotherapy, offers an extraordinary guide to the practice of ?mindsight,? the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence. From anxiety to depression and... more...

  • The Politics of Aristotleby Aristotle; William Ellis

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...

  • Six Myths about the Good Lifeby Joel J. Kupperman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 12.50

    Six Myths about the Good Life focuses on the values that are worth aiming for in our lives, a topic central to what has been called Philosophy of Life. We all have ideas about the good life. We think that pleasure makes life better. We want to be happy. We think that achievements make a difference. There is something to all these ideas, but if taken... more...

  • Readings from the Lu-Wang School of Neo-Confucianismby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 15.50

    This volume provides selected translations from the writings of Lu Xiangshan; Wang Yangming; and the Platform Sutra, a work which had profound influence on neo-Confucian thought. Each of these three sections is preceded by an introduction that sketches important features of the history, biography, and philosophy of the author and explores some of the... more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Second Treatise is notable for a number of themes which Locke develops therein. It begins with a depiction of the state of nature, wherein individuals are under no obligation to obey one another but are each themselves judge of what the law of nature requires. It also covers conquest and slavery, property, representative government, and the right... more...

  • Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophyby Rene Descartes; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 9.95

    This edition contains Donald Cress's completely revised translation of the Meditations (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to Discourse on Method , bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining the clear and accessible style of a classic teaching edition. more...

  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 9.95

    This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • Gorgiasby Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1986; US$ 7.95

    ?This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a master of prose and philosophical argument as Plato. Because of this the book is suitable for courses at all levels in philosophy, from introductory courses on Plato, or problems... more...