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  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan , from 1651, is one of the first and most influential arguments towards social contract. Written in the midst of the English Civil War, it concerns the structure of government and society and argues for strong central governance and the rule of an absolute sovereign as the way to avoid civil war and chaos. more...

  • Plato: Five Dialoguesby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; John M. Cooper

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 7.50

    The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works . A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...

  • The Fifth Sacred Thingby Starhawk

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.32

    An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Philosophical Investigationsby Ludwig Wittgenstein; P. M. S. Hacker; Joachim Schulte

    Wiley 2010; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophy The extensively revised English translation incorporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe’s... 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...

  • The Psychology of Freedomby Thomas Pink

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 37.00

    This 1996 book provides an alternative theory of the will and of our capacity for decision-making. more...

  • An Anthropology of Ethicsby James D. Faubion

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Through critical revision of Foucault's investigation of ethics, Faubion develops an original program of empirical inquiry into the ethical domain. more...

  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; Tim Parks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 11.27

    The Prince is the most controversial book about winning power - and holding on to it - ever written. Machiavelli's tough-minded, pragmatic argument that sometimes it is necessary to abandon ethics to succeed made his name notorious. Yet his book has been read by strategists, politicians and business people ever since as the ultimate guide to realpolitik.... more...

  • Proslogionby Anselm; Thomas Williams

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 5.95

    Thomas Williams' edition offers an Introduction well suited for use in an introductory philosophy course, as well as his own preeminent translation of the text. more...

  • Aristotle: Selectionsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 22.95

    Selections seeks to provide an accurate and readable translation that will allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument. Unlike anthologies that combine translations by many hands, this volume includes a fully integrated set of translations by a two-person team. The glossary--the... more...