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  • Republicby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 10.95

    Reeve, a noted scholar and translator of ancient Greek, here provides a faithful and lucid new translation of Republic which casts the dialogue into direct speech. This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a glossary and index of names, and a general index. more...

  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; W. K. Marriott

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 4.50

    Il Principe ( The Prince ) is the famous text by Florentine public servant Niccolo Machiavelli, in which he outlines the best strategy by which a prince can acquire, maintain and protect his state. Published posthumously, the text departs from his previous works, but is that for which he is remembered, and which has produced the adjective "Machiavellian".... more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. MacPherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95

    The "Second Treatise" is one of the most important political treatises ever written and of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and... more...

  • Security, Territory, Populationby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 26.00

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over population and explores the technologies of security and the history of 'governmentality'. more...

  • Selected Writingsby Karl Marx; Lawrence H. Simon

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 15.95

    Contents: Introduction. Selected Bibliography. I. EARLY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS. 1. On the Jewish Question. 2. Toward a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction. 3. Excerpt-Notes of 1844 (selections). 4. Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (selections): Preface; Alienated Labor; Private Property and Communism;... more...

  • Who's Afraid of Human Cloning?by Gregory E. Pence

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 15.99

    Gregory Pence offers a candid look at the arguments for and against for and against human cloning, and comes to some startling conclusions. more...

  • Justiceby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 15.99

    What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel's "Justice"... more...

  • Moral Philosophyby David Hume; Geoffrey Sayre-McCord

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy. more...

  • Nietzsche: 'On the Genealogy of Morality' and Other Writings Student Editionby Keith Ansell-Pearson; Carol Diethe; Friedrich Nietzsche

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 18.00

    A revised and updated 2003 edition of Nietzsche's classic text reflecting the considerable advances in understanding of his works. more...

  • The Art of Warby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition complemented by biography and analysis. The Art of War was written between 1519 and 1520 and published the following year, it was the only historical or political work printed during Machiavelli''s lifetime. Voltaire said, "Machiavelli taught Europe the art of war; it had long been practiced, without being... more...