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  • Forgiveness and Retributionby Margaret R. Holmgren

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    Forgiveness and Retribution: Responding to Wrongdoing argues that, ultimately, forgiveness is always the appropriate response to wrongdoing. more...

  • Mary Astellby Patricia Springborg

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00

    This 2005 study recovers the historical and philosophical contexts for Mary Astell's thought. more...

  • Virtue, Commerce, and Historyby J. G. A. Pocock

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 64.00

    Essays by Professor Pocock concerned principally with the history of eighteenth-century British political thought. more...

  • Selectionsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 22.95

    Selections seeks to provide an accurate and readable translation that will allow the reader to follow Aristotle's use of crucial technical terms and to grasp the details of his argument. Unlike anthologies that combine translations by many hands, this volume includes a fully integrated set of translations by a two-person team. The glossary—the... more...

  • On Sacrificeby Moshe Halbertal

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    The idea and practice of sacrifice play a profound role in religion, ethics, and politics. In this brief book, philosopher Moshe Halbertal explores the meaning and implications of sacrifice, developing a theory of sacrifice as an offering and examining the relationship between sacrifice, ritual, violence, and love. On Sacrifice also looks at the... more...

  • Philosophical Reflections on Disabilityby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 99.00

    This project draws together the diverse strands of the debate regarding disability in a way never before combined in a single volume. After providing a representative sampling of competing philosophical approaches to the conceptualization of disability as such, the volume goes on to address such themes as the complex interplay between disability and... more...

  • The Dark Side of Democracyby Michael Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    The Dark Side of Democracy is the most comprehensive study of ethnic cleansing. more...

  • Die illusorische Gemeinschaftby Marc Augé; Till Bardoux

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Welt wächst immer stärker zusammen, gleichzeitig wollen die Menschen nicht darauf verzichten, sich der Zugehörigkeit zu einer Gemeinschaft zu versichern. In seinem brillanten diagnostischen Essay hinterfragt Marc Augé die Grundlagen von Gemeinschaft und stellt sie in einen kulturgeschichtlichen Rahmen, der Sinn und Unsinn der Grenzen zwischen Menschen... more...

  • Habermasby Kenneth Baynes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 35.95

    Jürgen Habermas is one of the most important German philosophers and social theorists of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. His work has been compared in scope with Max Weber?s, and in philosophical breadth to that of Kant and Hegel. In this much-needed introduction Kenneth Baynes engages with the full range of Habermas?s philosophical... more...

  • The Idea of Progressby J. B. Bury

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.99

    "We may believe in the doctrine of Progress or we may not, but in either case it is a matter of interest to examine the origins and trace the history of what is now, even should it ultimately prove to be no more than an idolum saeculi, the animating and controlling idea of western civilisation. For the earthly Progress of humanity is the general... more...