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  • 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...

  • The Republicby Plato; Andrea Tschemplik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 22.99

    Andrea Tschemplik provides a fresh and accessible translation of Plato's classic work, specially designed to aid newcomers in better understanding and appreciating the text. In addition, this volume provides a range of student-friendly supplements to enhance the learning experience. more...

  • Ethical Marxismby Bill Martin

    Open Court 2013; US$ 44.99

    What role does ethics play in Marxism? Can ethical imperatives displace political economy at Marxism's core? In an age of rampant capitalism, can the vision of a free global society be kept alive? Bill Martin contends that these questions can't be answered within the cold confines of theoretical debate, but must be examined within a conversation of... more...

  • Necessary Goodsby Gillian Brock

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 43.99

    Do any needs defensibly make claims on anyone? If so, which needs and whose needs can defensibly do this? What are the grounds for our responsibilities to meet others' needs, when we have such responsibilities? The distinguished contributors to this volume consider these questions as they evaluate the moral force of needs. They approach questions of... more...

  • Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1938, these lectures argue that liberality is the foundation of civilization. According to Gilbert Murray, civilization provides the surplus of security, leisure and wealth that makes liberality possible; a failure of liberality is the surest test of the failure of a civilization. This is a fascinating reissue that will be of great... more...

  • Reading Political Philosophyby Derek Matravers; Jonathan Pike; Nigel Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This clear and thorough introduction provides students with the skills necessary to understand the main thinkers, texts and arguments of political philosophy and thought. Each chapter comprises a brief overview of a major political thinker, followed by an introduction to one or more of their most influential works and an introduction to key secondary... more...

  • Zur Krise der Demokratieby Moritz Julius Bonn; Jens Hacke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The economist Moritz Julius Bonn (1873?1965) was one of the best-known intellectuals of his time. He fought for parliamentarianism, the democratic constitutional state, European reconciliation, and the taming of capitalism. For the first time, this volume brings together his most important writings from the Weimar era, including his classic... more...

  • How to be a conservativeby Roger Scruton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99

    What does it mean to be a conservative in an age so sceptical of conservatism? How can we live in the presence of our 'canonized forefathers' at a time when their cultural, religious and political bequest is so routinely rejected? With soft left-liberalism as the dominant force in Western politics, what can conservatives now contribute to public debate... more...

  • New French Thoughtby Mark Lilla

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    The past fifteen years in France have seen a remarkable flourishing of new work in political philosophy. This anthology brings into English for the first time essays by some of the best young French political thinkers writing today, including Marcel Gauchet, Pierre Manent, Luc Ferry, and Alain Renaut. The central theme of these essays is liberal democracy:... more...

  • Antonio Gramsciby Antonio A. Santucci; Lelio La Porta; Eric Hobsbawm

    Monthly Review Press 2010; US$ 113.00

    “What the future fortunes of [Gramsci’s] writings will be, we cannot know. However, his permanence is already sufficiently sure, and justifies the historical study of his international reception. The present collection of studies is an indispensable foundation for this.” —Eric Hobsbawm, from the preface. Antonio Gramsci is a... more...