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- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 25.00
This volume is an attempt to rethink Niccolò Machiavelli, one of the most challenging political thinkers in the history of European political thought. In 2013, we will mark 500 years since Machiavelli wrote his puzzling letter to Lorenzo de Medici, Il Principe . This book is an endeavor to cover some of the most complex aspects of Machiavellis... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 48.00
"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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 700.00
This systematic introduction develops the methodological, conceptual and normative foundations of contemporary political philosophy in five chapters (biological foundations, political economy, basic concepts of the philosophy of law, theory of justice, institutional legitimacy). The material is arranged in teaching units which can be worked through... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
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 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...