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  • The Ways of the Worldby David Harvey

    Profile Books 2016; US$ 17.31

    This book presents a sequence of landmark works in David Harvey's intellectual journey over five decades. It shows how experiencing the riots, despair and injustice of 1970s Baltimore led him to seek an explanation of capitalist inequalities via Marx and to a sustained intellectual engagement that has made him the world's leading exponent of Marx's... more...

  • Values, Valuations, and Axiological Norms in Richard Rorty's Neopragmatismby Krzysztof Piotr Skowronski

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99

    Values, Valuations, and Axiological Norms in Richard Rorty's Neopragmatism sympathetically discusses Richard Rorty's neopragmatist philosophy. This book brings together a range of interpretations and possibilities on a variety of humanistic topics, including philosophy, literature, culture, film, economics, social issues, politics, and more. Skowro?ski... more...

  • Resisting Biopoliticsby S.E. Wilmer; Audrone ?ukauskaite

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the ways in which biopower affects all aspects of our lives,... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Tom Griffith

    Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2015; US$ 4.49

    In Leviathan, Hobbes presents us with a portrait of politics which depicts how a state that is made up of the unified body of all its citizens will be powerful, fruitful, protective of each of its members, and - above all - free from internal violence more...

  • Relativism and Religionby Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Moral relativism is deeply troubling for those who believe that, without a set of moral absolutes, democratic societies will devolve into tyranny or totalitarianism. Engaging directly with this claim, Carlo Invernizzi Accetti traces the roots of contemporary anti-relativist fears to the antimodern rhetoric of the Catholic Church, and then rescues... more...

  • Wealth and Virtueby Istvan Hont; Michael Ignatieff

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    A reassessment of the Scottish Enlightenment's remarkable contribution to modern economics and theories of capitalism. more...

  • Hobbes and the Social Contract Traditionby Jean Hampton

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    A major study of Hobbes' political philosophy drawing on developments in game and decision theory. more...

  • Equality, Responsibility, and the Lawby Arthur Ripstein

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Examines responsibility and luck as these issues arise in tort law, criminal law, and distributive justice. more...

  • The Postnational Constellationby J?rgen Habermas

    Wiley 2015; US$ 28.50 US$ 24.70

    Does a global economy render the traditional nation-state obsolete? Does globalization threaten democratic life, or offer it new forms of expression? What are the implications of globalization for our understanding of politics and of national and cultural identities? In The Postnational Constellation, the leading German philosopher and social... more...

  • Political Theory Without Bordersby Robert E. Goodin; James S. Fishkin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    Political Theory Without Borders offers a comprehensive survey of the issues that have shaped political theory in the wake of social and environmental globalization. Focuses on specific questions that arise from issues of global spillovers like climate change and pollution, international immigration, and political intervention abroad Includes... more...