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  • Selected Essaysby Karl Marx; H. J. Stenning

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Always controversial, always compelling, the German philosopher Karl Marx is one of the most influential thinkers of the modern era. In this thought-provoking collection of essays, Marx elucidates some his best-known theories and ideas about society, economics, and politics. 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...

  • The Silence of Animalsby John Gray

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 15.98

    The powerful, beautiful and chilling sequel to the bestselling Straw Dogs John Gray draws on an extraordinary array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in the world. Writers as varied as Ballard, Borges, Freud and Conrad are mesmerised by forms of human extremity - experiences on the outer edge... more...

  • The Philosophy of Povertyby Joseph-Pierre Proudhon

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    This important work of political and moral philosophy set off a firestorm of criticism upon its publication in the mid-nineteenth century. Most notably, Joseph-Pierre Proudhon's The Philosophy of Poverty compelled Karl Marx to write a treatise in response. Marx's rejoinder, entitled The Poverty of Philosophy, is a fascinating companion piece... more...

  • Identity And Differenceby Etienne Balibar

    Verso Books 2013; US$ 23.95

    John Locke?s foundational place in the history of British empiricism and liberal political thought is well established. So, in what sense can Locke be considered a modern European philosopher? Identity and Difference argues for reassessing this canonical figure. Closely examining the "treatise on identity" added to the second edition of An Essay... more...

  • Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciencesby Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00

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

  • Political Philosophy: All That Mattersby Johanna Oksala

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    What is political philosophy? A philosophical study of political ideas such as authority, freedom, justice and democracy? An inquiry into the best form of government? An attempt to rationally justify forms of authority? Johanna Oksana asks exactly these questions as she opens this brilliant new guide to political philosophy. Rather than attempting... more...

  • Political Philosophy: All That Mattersby Johanna Oksala

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.30

    What is political philosophy? A philosophical study of political ideas such as authority, freedom, justice and democracy? An inquiry into the best form of government? An attempt to rationally justify forms of authority? Johanna Oksana asks exactly these questions as she opens this brilliant new guide to political philosophy. Rather than attempting... more...