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  • Singapore Perspectives 2010by Tan Tarn How

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 30.00

    "The Singapore Perspectives" series is a yearly publication that provides critical analysis of emerging trends and issues Singapore faces in terms of social, economic and political development. It is a quick and essential reference for understanding the broad policy discussions that animate thought leaders, policy-makers and the public in... more...

  • The Legacy of Positivismby Dr Michael Singer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This book gives a unique historical and interpretive analysis of a widely pervasive mode of thought that it describes as the legacy of positivism. Viewing Auguste Comte as a pivotal figure, it charts the historical origins of his positivism and follows its later development through John Stuart Mill and Émile Littré. It shows how epistemological shifts... more...

  • Globalisierungby Andreas Niederberger; Philipp Schink

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 45.48

    Wichtiges Forschungsfeld und vielschichtige Problematik. Das Handbuch beschreibt die zentralen Phänomene und die gegenwärtigen Kontroversen der Globalisierung. Es präsentiert die Kernthemen der Globalisierungsdebatten in den verschiedenen Disziplinen: von Wirtschaft und Politik über Philosophie und Geografie bis zu den Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften.... more...

  • A Critique of Freedom and Equalityby John Charvet

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book is about the grounds of ethical life, or the nature and basis of our ethical obligations. more...

  • Capitalist Realismby Mark Fisher

    John Hunt Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    After 1989, capitalism has successfully presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system - a situation that the bank crisis of 2008, far from ending, actually compounded. The book analyses the development and principal features of this capitalist realism as a lived ideological framework. Using examples from politics, films, fiction,... more...

  • Dead Man Workingby Carl Cederstrom; Peter Fleming

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    Capitalism has become strange. Ironically, while the ?age of work? seems to have come to an end, working has assumed a total presence ? a ?worker?s society? in the worst sense of the term ? where everyone finds themselves obsessed with it. So what does the worker tell us today? "I feel drained, empty? dead." This book tells the story of the dead... more...

  • Augustine and Philosophyby Phillip Cary; John Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Johannes Brachtendorf; John D. Caputo; Jesse Couenhoven; Alexander R. Eodice; Wayne J. Hankey; John Peter Kenney; Paul A. Macdonald Jr; Gareth B. Matthews; Roland J. Teske; Frederick Van Fleteren; James Wetzel

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 37.99

    The essays in this book, by a variety of leading Augustine scholars, examine not only Augustine's multifaceted philosophy and its relation to his epoch-making theology, but also his practice as a philosopher, as well as his relation to other philosophers both before and after him. Thus the collection shows that Augustine's philosophy remains an influence... more...

  • Copenhagen Consensusby Harold Alderman; Kym Anderson; Christian Friis Bach

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88

    Hvis vi havde 50 milliarder dollar ekstra til at bruge på en bedre verden, hvor skulle vi så sætte ind først? Det var det store spørgsmål til otte topøkonomer ? hvoraf flere nobelpristagere - på konferencen Copenhagen Consensus i København den 24.-28. maj 2004. Bogen præsenterer konferencens resultater - i et fængende og forståeligt sprog. I ti koncentrerede... more...

  • The Vocation Lecturesby Weber Max; Owen David

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 13.50

    Originally published separately, Weber's "Science as a Vocation" and "Politics as a Vocation" stand as the classic formulations of his positions on two related subjects that go to the heart of his thought: the nature and status of science and its claims to authority; and the nature and status of political claims and the ultimate justification for such... more...

  • Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciencesby Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 40.00

    This 1989 book is intended as an introductory survey of the philosophy of the social sciences. more...