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  • Recognition and Powerby Bert van den Brink; David Owen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 39.00

    This 2007 volume offers a critical evaluation of the research program for Critical Theory developed by Honneth in his book The Struggle for Recognition. more...

  • Philosopher-Kingsby C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 15.95

    Reeve’s classic work provides an interpretation of Republic that makes a case for the coherence of Plato’s argument. more...

  • The True Believerby Eric Hoffer

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer -- the first and most famous of his books -- was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences.Completely relevant... more...

  • Classics of Moral and Political Theoryby Michael L. Morgan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 39.95

    The fifth edition of Michael L. Morgan's Classics of Moral and Political Theory broadens the scope and increases the versatility of this landmark anthology by offering new selections from Aristotle's Politics , Aquinas' Disputed Questions on Virtue and Treatise on Law , as well as the entirety of Locke's Letter Concerning Toleration... more...

  • Anarchy, State, and Utopiaby Robert Nozick

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    In this brilliant and widely acclaimed book, winner of the 1975 National Book Award, Robert Nozick challenges the most commonly held political and social positions of our ageŚliberal, socialist, and conservative. more...

  • The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Donald A. Cress; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau’s most important political writings, and the addition of Cress’ new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War. New footnotes, headnotes,... more...

  • The Deepening Darknessby Carol Gilligan; David A. J. Richards

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    This analysis of love and violence under patriarchy illuminates the most impending threats to democracy's future. more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Louis P. Pojman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 23.99

    Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution while Jeffrey Reiman argues that although the death penalty is a just punishment for murder, we are not morally obliged to execute murderers. ... more...

  • The Birth of Biopoliticsby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 20.00

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School. more...

  • George Buchananby Caroline Erskine; Roger Mason

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    George Buchanan (1506-82) was the most distinguished Scottish humanist of the sixteenth century with an unparalleled contemporary reputation as a Latin poet, playwright, historian and political theorist. This volume represents the first attempt to explore the subsequent influence and importance of his broader interests and ideas. An international cast... more...