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  • 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...

  • An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Moralsby David Hume; J. B. Schneewind

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 5.95

    A splendid edition. Schneewind's illuminating introduction succinctly situates the Enquiry in its historical context, clarifying its relationship to Calvinism, to Newtonian science, and to earlier moral philosophers, and providing a persuasive account of Hume's ethical naturalism. --Martha C. Nussbaum, Brown University more...

  • Augustine: Political Writingsby Augustine; Douglas Kries

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.50

    The best available introduction to the political thought of Augustine, if not to Christian political thought in general. Included are generous selections from City of God, as well as from many lesser-known writings of Augustine. more...

  • The Foundations of Modern Terrorismby Martin A. Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    A groundbreaking history of the roots of modern terrorism, ranging from early modern Europe to the contemporary Middle East. more...

  • The Problem of Political Authorityby Michael Huemer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 42.00

    The state is often ascribed a special sort of authority, one that obliges citizens to obey its commands and entitles the state to enforce those commands through threats of violence. This book argues that this notion is a moral illusion: no one has ever possessed that sort of authority. more...

  • The Ethics of Immigrationby Joseph Carens

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 24.99

    In The Ethics of Immigration, Joseph Carens synthesizes a lifetime of work to explore and illuminates one of the most pressing issues of our time. Immigration poses practical problems for western democracies and also challenges the ways in which people in democracies think about citizenship and belonging, about rights and responsibilities, and about... more...

  • More: Utopiaby Thomas More; George M. Logan; Robert M. Adams

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 14.00

    A fully revised 2002 edition of one of the most successful volumes in the entire series of Cambridge Texts. more...

  • Moral Timeby Donald Black

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 19.99

    Conflict is ubiquitous and inevitable, but people generally dislike it and try to prevent or avoid it as much as possible. So why do clashes of right and wrong occur? And why are some more serious than others? In Moral Time, sociologist Donald Black presents a new theory of conflict that provides answers to these and many other questions. The heart... more...

  • Family Valuesby Harry Brighouse; Adam Swift

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how much control parents should have over their children?s upbringing. Family Values provides a major new theoretical account of the morality and politics of the family, telling us why... more...

  • A Fierce Discontentby Michael McGerr

    Free Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    The Progressive Era, a few brief decades around the turn of the last century, still burns in American memory for its outsized personalities: Theodore Roosevelt, whose energy glinted through his pince-nez; Carry Nation, who smashed saloons with her axe and helped stop an entire nation from drinking; women suffragists, who marched in the streets until... more...