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  • Essential Societyby E. Laszlo

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 98.92

    There are greatly divergent modes of thinking and widely differing problems subsumed as belonging to the domain of eontemporary philosophy. Some philosophers may weil find that they have little more in eommon with their coileagues than their interest in exposing a problem on the level of thought, systematically, and with the optimum regard for the... more...

  • The Quest for the Absoluteby F.J. Adelmann

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 84.63

    Hegel once said that philosophy is the "world stood on its head" and Karl Marx credited his own philosophic genius with setting the Hegel­ ian world right side up again. But both of these intellectual Atlases of the philosophical sphere that hid before our mind's eye a symbol bears further reflection. Philosophy down the ages has always involved at... more...

  • Karl Marxby Allan Megill

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 45.99

    Why did Karl Marx want to exclude politics and the market from his vision of a future socialism? Allan Megill begins with this question. In answering it, he forces the reader to rethink Marx's entire intellectual project. Karl Marx: The Burden of Reason has important implications for how we think about the usability of Marx's work today. It will be... more...

  • Sexual Harassmentby Linda LeMoncheck

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99

    The question of what constitutes sexual harassment?from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls?is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual harassment. Do all instances of sexual harassment constitute sex discrimination? Are some instances merely sexual attraction gone wrong? Do... more...

  • Karl Marx / Friedrich Engels: Die deutsche Ideologieby Harald Bluhm

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 27.43

    Die "Deutsche Ideologie" enthält zu großen Teilen fragmentarische Textstücke, die Bausteine der historisch-materialistischen Gesellschafts- und Geschichtstheorie bilden, die tief in das 19. Jahrhundert und die Philosophiegeschichte eingebettet ist. Die vornehmlich von Marx und Engels verfasste Schrift ist gleichermaßen Gedankenlaboratorium, polemische... more...

  • Montesquieu's Science of Politicsby David W. Carrithers; Michael A. Mosher; Paul A. Rahe; Cecil Courtney; Paul A. Rahe. Michael A. Mosher. Sharon Krause; Rebecca E. Kingston; Catherine Larrere; Iris Cox

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99

    In what constitutes the only English-language collection of essays ever dedicated to the analysis of Montesquieu's contributions to political science, the contributors review some of the most vexing controversies that have arisen in the interpretation of Montesquieu's thought. By paying careful attention to the historical, political, and philosophical... more...

  • The Augustinian Imperativeby William E. Connolly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99

    Drawing support from Nietzsche and Foucault, Connolly argues that the Augustinian Imperative contains unethical implications: its carriers too often convert living signs that threaten their ontological self-confidence into modes of otherness to be condemned, punished, or converted in order to restore that confidence. With a lucidity and rhetorical... more...

  • A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracyby Robert B. Talisse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In recent years there has been a renewed interest in American pragmatism. In political philosophy, the revival of pragmatism has led to a new appreciation for the democratic theory of John Dewey. In this book, Robert B. Talisse advances a series of pragmatic arguments against Deweyan democracy. Particularly, Talisse argues that Deweyan democracy... more...

  • From Class to Raceby Charles Mills

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 38.99

    Mills argues for a new critical theory that develops the insights of the black radical political tradition. While challenging conventional interpretations of key Marxist concepts and claims, the author contends that Marxism has been 'white' insofar as it has failed to recognize the centrality of race and white supremacy to the making of the modern... more...

  • The Idea of a Political Liberalismby Victoria Davion; Clark Wolf; Samantha Brennan; Claudia Card; Bernard Dauenhauer; Marilyn A. Friedman; Dale Jamieson; Richard Arneson; Clark Wolf; Robert Nagle; James Nickel; Christoph Fehige; Norman Daniels

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 37.99

    In this unique volume, some of today's most eminent political philosophers examine the thought of John Rawls, focusing in particular on his most recent work. These original essays explore diverse issues, including the problem of pluralism, the relationship between constitutive commitment and liberal institutions, just treatment of dissident minorities,... more...