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- 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...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
Political Philosophy, First Edition is an accessible and well-balanced introduction to the main issues in political philosophy written by an author team from the fields of both philosophy and politics. This text connects issues at the core of political philosophy with current, live debates in policy, politics, and law and addresses different ideals... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99
The Equal Society collects fourteen new scholarly essays by established and emerging researchers on the topic of equality?including new work by Ann E. Cudd, Miranda Fricker, Charles W. Mills and Jonathan Wolff. The authors address political, legal and ethical aspects of their subject, and provide fresh perspectives on themes prominent in current... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This book brings the idea of a public?defined in part as the quality of communication among strangers?back into focus. The benefits of doing this are many, but perhaps the most important are to adjust our understanding of what is good teaching and to widen our understanding of what counts as central to the educational process. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 79.99
Naomi Zack pioneers a new theory of justice starting from a correction of current injustices. While the present justice paradigm in political philosophy and related fields begins from John Rawls?s 1970 Theory of Justice, Zack insists that what people in reality care about is not justice as an ideal, but injustice as a correctable ill. more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
An Insurrectionist Manifesto contains four insurrectionary gospels based on Martin Heidegger?s philosophical model of the fourfold: earth and sky, gods and mortals. Challenging religious dogma and dominant philosophical theories, they offer a cooperative, world-affirming political theology that promotes new life through not resurrection but insurrection.... more...