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- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00
The debate over Islam and modernity tends to be approached from a Eurocentric perspective that presents Western norms as a template for progress - against which Islamic societies can be measured. This misses the historical development of Muslim reformist thought that actively engages with the world around it and seeks to reconfigure Islam within the... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2012; US$ 51.14
Die politische Bedeutung der Menschenrechte nimmt rasant zu. Zugleich wächst die Nachfrage nach wissenschaftlicher Klärung. Ob über Kriege, innere Sicherheit oder Folter diskutiert wird, ob es um Flüchtlinge, Armut, Umweltzerstörung oder den Kampf von Nicht-Regierungsorganisationen gegen Unrecht und Unterdrückung geht: Was genau versteht man unter... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 14.50
The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politics retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan?including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society. The transformative... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
?A truly revolutionary idea?. Clear, tight, disciplined, beautifully structured, and brilliantly reasoned.? ?Ayn Rand Self-sacrifice, Oriental mysticism, racial ?truth,? the public good, doing one?s duty?these are among the seductive catchphrases that circulated in pre-Nazi Germany. Objectivist author and philosopher Leonard Peikoff was Ayn Rand?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the ?rst book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children?s rights. David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic that has assumed increasing relevance since the book?s ?rst publication. Divided clearly into three parts, it covers key topics such as: ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95
Gramsci?s Prison Notebooks are one of the most important and original sources of modern political philosophy but the Prison Notebooks present great difficulties to the reader. Not originally intended for publication, their fragmentary character and their often cryptic language can mystify readers, leading to misinterpretation of the text. The Routledge... more...