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  • 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...

  • Die Krise lebenby Antonio Negri; Florian Borchmeyer

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2014; US$ 1.90

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  • Discourses on Livyby Niccolò Machiavelli; Ninian Hill Thomson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    The strategies Machiavelli developed and endorsed in The Prince made his name an enduring synonym for the ruthless acquisition and use of power. Discourses on Livy, published in 1531, is equally essential to an understanding of political theory. Both treatises compare the government of ancient Rome to that of the Italian Renaissance. The Prince,... more...

  • Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844by Karl Marx

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    Written in 1844 as a series of notes, Marx's posthumously published critiques on the conditions of modern industrialist societies forms the foundation of the author's denunciation of capitalism. Combining elements of psychology, sociology, and anthropology, it is a profound examination of the human condition rooted in a philosophy of economics. In... more...

  • The Ego and His Ownby Max Stirner; Steven T. Byington; James J. Martin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Credited with influencing the philosophies of Nietzsche and Ayn Rand and the development of libertarianism and existentialism, this prophetic 1844 work challenges the very notion of a common good as the driving force of civilization. Stirner chronicles the battle of the individual against the collective to show how the latter invariably leads to oppression.... more...

  • The End of Progressby Amy Allen

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    While post- and decolonial theorists have thoroughly debunked the idea of historical progress as a Eurocentric, imperialist, and neocolonialist fallacy, many of the most prominent contemporary thinkers associated with the Frankfurt SchoolJürgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forsthave persistently defended ideas of progress, development, and modernity... more...

  • The End of the West and Other Cautionary Talesby Sean Meighoo

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Most historical accounts take it for granted that the guiding principles of the Western traditionreason, progress, and freedomhave been passed down directly from ancient Greece to modern Western society. Today, many commentators maintain that the Western tradition is fast approaching its end as it becomes more and more integrated with non-Western... more...

  • Enlightenment Volume 1by Peter Gay

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95

    The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes back to the sources... more...

  • The Equal Societyby George Hull; UK College London Jonathan Wolff; Charles Mills; Miranda Fricker; Daniel Putnam; Bekka Williams; George Hull; Tom Angier; Lucy Allais; Thaddeus Metz; David Bilchitz; Daryl Glaser; Ann E. Cudd; Gina Schouten; Pierre-Yves Néron

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    The Equal Society collects fourteen new scholarly essays by established and emerging researchers on the topic of equality?including new work by Ann E. Cudd, Miranda Fricker, Charles W. Mills and Jonathan Wolff. The authors address political, legal and ethical aspects of their subject, and provide fresh perspectives on themes prominent in current... more...

  • Equalityby Edward Bellamy

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    This sequel to the hugely popular utopian novel Looking Backward delves more deeply into the unique philosophical principles upon which Bellamy based his imagined society. The rich and detailed account of everyday life in a perfect world -- touching on aspects of living ranging from clothing to currency -- is sure to spark the imagination of any reader... more...