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  • 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...

  • Ethics in a World of Powerby Richard W. Sterling

    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...

  • Climate Change and Justiceby Jeremy Moss

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This collection sheds new light on the key ethical issues of climate change justice. more...

  • Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Manby Richard F. Hassing

    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...

  • The Second Treatise on Civil Governmentby John Locke

    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...