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  • Lawsby Plato; Benjamin Jowett

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 6.95

    A lively dialogue between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, Plato's Laws reflects the essence of the philosopher's reasoning on political theory and practice. It also embodies his mature and more practical ideas about a utopian republic. Plato's discourse ranges from everyday issues of criminal and matrimonial law to wider considerations... more...

  • The Legacy of Positivismby Dr Michael Singer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This book gives a unique historical and interpretive analysis of a widely pervasive mode of thought that it describes as the legacy of positivism. Viewing Auguste Comte as a pivotal figure, it charts the historical origins of his positivism and follows its later development through John Stuart Mill and Émile Littré. It shows how epistemological shifts... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    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...

  • Liberalismby L. T. Hobhouse

    Oxford University Press, USA 1964; US$ 46.99

    "Still a timeless classic in the liberal tradition. Hobhouse conveys, very succinctly, the importance of a liberal ideology that does not turn its back on social responsibility. Although straightforward, the text is multi-textured with enough subtlety to draw students into a discussion of deeper. issues associated with liberal thought and practice. more...

  • Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1938, these lectures argue that liberality is the foundation of civilization. According to Gilbert Murray, civilization provides the surplus of security, leisure and wealth that makes liberality possible; a failure of liberality is the surest test of the failure of a civilization. This is a fascinating reissue that will be of great... more...

  • Locke, Hume, and the Treacherous Logos of Atomismby Robert J. Roecklein

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    The atomism of quantum physics has foundations more than twenty-five centuries old. Atomism is a philosophy, deductive and metaphysical. John Locke and David Hume suppressed the full philosophy of atomism in their presentations, but this book aims to restore and critique atomism's philosophical foundations, which will change the way we view the modern... more...

  • Marriage in Free Societyby Edward Carpenter

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    British philosopher and activist Edward Carpenter was decades ahead of his time when it came to sensitive subjects like gender relations, equal rights, and acceptance of a broad range of sexual proclivities. In this thought-provoking series of essays, Carpenter addresses the issue of marriage and what an ideal version of it would look like in a utopian... more...

  • Mikhail Bakuninby Paul McLaughlin

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Bakunin as Philosopher? The first English-language philosophical study of Mikhail Bakunin, this book examines the philosophical foundations of Bakunin’s social thought. It is concerned not so much with the explication of his anarchist position, as such, a more...

  • Montesquieu's Science of Politicsby David W. Carrithers; Michael A. Mosher; Paul A. Rahe; Cecil Courtney; Paul A. Rahe. Michael A. Mosher. Sharon Krause; Rebecca E. Kingston; Catherine Larrere; Iris Cox

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 40.99

    In what constitutes the only English-language collection of essays ever dedicated to the analysis of Montesquieu's contributions to political science, the contributors review some of the most vexing controversies that have arisen in the interpretation of Montesquieu's thought. By paying careful attention to the historical, political, and philosophical... more...

  • Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of Historyby Réal Fillion

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of History provides a strikingly original reading of key texts in the philosophy of history by Kant, Hegel, and Marx, as well as strong arguments for why these texts are still relevant to understanding history today. Réal Fillion offers a critical exposition of the theses of these three authors on the dynamics... more...