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  • Justiceby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A glossary... more...

  • Morality and Global Justiceby Michael Boylan

    Westview Press 2011; US$ 25.99

        Written by well-known professor and author Michael Boylan, Morality and Global Justice is an accessible examination of the moral and normative underpinnings of issues in global ethics, with the conceptual tools for thinking critically about those issues. more...

  • The Years of Rice and Saltby Kim Stanley Robinson

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 8.99

    PRAISE FOR The Years of Rice and Salt "Hugo winner Robinson follows three characters over seven centuries on an alternate Earth in which Islam and Buddhism are the dominant religions...Blessed with moments of wry and gentle beauty as friends and antagonists rediscover each other under different guises in exotically dangerous locales." - Kirkus Reviews... more...

  • Political Philosophyby David Miller

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 7.99

    This work introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy - authority, democracy, freedom and its limits, justice, feminism, multiculturalism, and nationality. Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the reader to think clearly and critically about the leading political questions of our time. more...

  • Ethicsby Gordon Marino

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00

    In Ethics: The Essential Writings , philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought?from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer?and cover a broad range of topics, from... more...

  • Security, Territory, Populationby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 26.00

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over population and explores the technologies of security and the history of 'governmentality'. more...

  • Biological Individualityby Jack Wilson

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 28.00

    Wilson resolves paradoxes that arise when one applies past notions of individuality to biological examples. more...

  • Globalization and Global Justiceby Nicole Hassoun

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 26.00

    This book shows how globalization shrinks distance, thereby expanding international obligations to aid the poor and make free trade fair. more...