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- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 43.50 US$ 34.80
Writing from a country shattered by two World Wars and by Nazi barbarism, Friedrich Meinecke, Germany?s foremost historian of this century, was deeply troubled by the problem of reconciling power and justice in international affairs. This study of his political philosophy traces his thinking about nationalism and power politics, the dilemmas that... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book describes Descartes's The Passions of the Soul as a foundational work of the Enlightenment, a precursor of later notions of the historicity of the human, and the first psychology of modern type: to understand and heal ourselves, we look not outward at the world in immediate relation to it, but inward, at the self, its brain, and its... more...
- Prometheus Books 2009; US$ 11.99
As one of the early Enlightenment philosophers in England, John Locke sought to bring reason and critical intelligence to the discussion of the origins of civil society. Endeavoring to reconstruct the nature and purpose of government, a social contract theory is proposed. The Second Treatise sets forth a detailed discussion of how civil society came... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
The book is a protest against some geopolitical agendas which are pushing the world toward a major global war, and possibly toward a nuclear apocalypse. As an antidote, the book issues a call to people everywhere to oppose this rush to destruction and to restore the "wholeness of humanity" through the quest for just peace. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.69
What shape can radical politics take today in a time abandoned by the great revolutionary projects of the past? In light of recent uprisings around the world against the neoliberal capitalist order, Saul Newman argues that anarchism - or as he calls it postanarchism - forms our contemporary political horizon. In this book, Newman develops an original... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book offers a close reading of Adorno?s more explicitly political writings and his work on fascist and anti-Semitic propaganda, and argues for the continuing relevance of these works for contemporary political practice. Adorno?s criticism of political violence and mass movements has, surprisingly, yet to be brought to bear upon contemporary... more...