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Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France(Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 28)Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Edmund Burke?s Reflections on the Revolution in France is one of the major texts in the western intellectual tradition. This book describes Burke?s political and intellectual world, stressing the importance of the idea of ?property? in Burke?s thought. It then focuses more closely on Burke?s personal and political situation in the late 1780s to explain... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This book articulates the key theoretical assumptions of poststructuralism, but also probes its limits, evaluates rival approaches and elaborates new concepts. Building on the work of Derrida, Foucault, Heidegger, Lacan, Laclau, LÚvi?Strauss, Marx, Saussure and ?i?ek, the book also provides a distinctive version of the poststructuralist project. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 14.95
Historians of ideas, and students of nationalism in particular, have traced the origins of much of our current vocabulary and ways of thinking about the nation back to Johann Gottfried Herder. This volume provides a clear, readable, and reliable translation of Auch eine Philosophie der Geschichte zur Bildung der Menschheit, supplemented by some of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00
This investigation into causal modelling presents the rationale of causality; i.e. what guides reasoning in causal modeling. In contrast to the dominant paradigm, it argues that causal models are governed by a variation, rather than regularity or invariance. 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...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 64.99
Moral relativism is deeply troubling for those who believe that, without a set of moral absolutes, democratic societies will devolve into tyranny or totalitarianism. Engaging directly with this claim, Carlo Invernizzi Accetti traces the roots of contemporary anti-relativist fears to the antimodern rhetoric of the Catholic Church, and then rescues... more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; US$ 2.99
The ultimate treatise on statecraft. Machiavelli's work has held such power to shock that he was at one time identified with Satan himself. Published in 1532, it remains relevant -- and fascinating -- for modern readers. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; US$ 2.99
The Communist Manifesto presents the argument that capitalism is by its very nature exploitative and hence is antithetical to freedom. Written in 1848, it became the blueprint for the communist wave that would sweep Europe. It remains a fascinating read. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed... more...