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  • Justiceby Michael Sandel

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 14.09

    Is killing sometimes morally required? Is the free market fair? It is sometimes wrong to tell the truth? What is justice, and what does it mean? These and other questions are at the heart of Michael Sandel's Justice . Considering the role of justice in our society and our lives, he reveals how an understanding of philosophy can help to make sense... more...

  • Masters of Mankindby Noam Chomsky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 12.68

    In this collection of essays from 1969-2013, many in book form for the first time, Noam Chomsky exposes the real nature of state power. With unrelenting logic, he holds the arguments of empire up to critical examination and shatters the myths of those who protect the power and privilege of the few against the interests and needs to the many. Covering... more...

  • Democracy: Volume 17, Part 1by Ellen Frankel Paul; Fred D. Jr Miller; Jeffrey Paul

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This volume, first published in 2000, explores questions about democracy that are relevant to political philosophy and political theory. more...

  • How Much is Enough?by Edward Skidelsky; Robert Skidelsky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09

    In 1930 the great economist Keynes predicted that, over the next century, income would rise steadily, people's basic needs would be met and no one would have to work more than fifteen hours a week. Why was he wrong? Robert and Edward Skidelsky argue that wealth is not - or should not be - an end in itself, but a means to 'the good life'. Tracing... more...

  • Religious Hatred and International Lawby Jeroen Temperman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book conceptualizes the 'prohibition of advocacy of religious hatred' from the perspectives of international and comparative law. more...

  • The Difficulty of Toleranceby T. M. Scanlon

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This volume presents Scanlon's classic essays in political philosophy written between 1969 and 1999. more...

  • Responsibility for Justiceby Iris Marion Young; Martha Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    In her long-awaited Responsibility for Justice , Young discusses our responsibilities to address "structural" injustices in which we among many are implicated (but for which we are not to blame), often by virtue of participating in a market, such as buying goods produced in sweatshops, or participating in booming housing markets that leave many homeless. more...

  • On the Rule of Lawby Brian Z. Tamanaha

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This 2004 book explores the history, politics, and theory surrounding the rule of law ideal. more...

  • How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africaby Olfmi Tw

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...

  • Postcolonial Melancholiaby Paul Gilroy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    In Postcolonial Melancholia , Paul Gilroy continues the conversation he began in his landmark study of race and nation, 'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack , ' by once again departing from conventional wisdom to examine-and defend-multiculturalism within the context of a post-9/11 "politics of security." Gilroy adapts the concept of melancholia... more...