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  • Justiceby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel?s ?Justice?... more...

  • Republicby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 9.95

    The revised edition of Grube?s classic translation follows and furthers Grube?s noted success in combining fidelity to Plato?s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato?s thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...

  • The 48 Laws of Powerby Robert Greene; Joost Elffers

    Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 20.00

    Before Mastery, came The 48 Laws of Power ?the New York Times bestseller that started it all Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, The 48 Laws of Power is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control. In the book that People magazine proclaimed ?beguiling? and ?fascinating,?... more...

  • A Letter Concerning Tolerationby John Locke; James H. Tully

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 5.50

    John Locke's subtle and influential defense of religious toleration as argued in his seminal Letter Concerning Toleration (1685) appears in this edition as introduced by one of our most distinguished political theorists and historians of political thought. more...

  • Political Writingsby Saint Augustine; Ernest L. Fortin; Michael W. Tkacz; Douglas Kries

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.50

    The best available introduction to the political thought of Augustine, if not to Christian political thought in general. Included are generous selections from City of God , as well as from many lesser-known writings of Augustine. more...

  • Crime and Culpabilityby Larry Alexander; Kimberly Kessler Ferzan; Stephen J. Morse

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    This 2009 book presents a comprehensive theory of a culpability-based criminal law. more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. MacPherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95

    The "Second Treatise" is one of the most important political treatises ever written and of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and... more...

  • The Essential Chomskyby Noam Chomsky

    Random House 2010; US$ 21.01

    For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures in linguistic theory over the past century, since the 1960s Chomsky has also secured a place as perhaps... more...

  • Selected Writingsby Karl Marx; Lawrence H. Simon

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 15.95

    Contents: Introduction. Selected Bibliography. I. EARLY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS. 1. On the Jewish Question. 2. Toward a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction. 3. Excerpt-Notes of 1844 (selections). 4. Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (selections): Preface; Alienated Labor; Private Property and Communism;... more...

  • Recognition and Powerby Bert van den Brink; David Owen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 39.00

    This 2007 volume offers a critical evaluation of the research program for Critical Theory developed by Honneth in his book The Struggle for Recognition. more...