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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- Random House 2015; US$ 3.99
Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE WILLIAMS The term feminism did not yet exist when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote this book, but it was the first great piece of feminist writing. In these pages you will find the essence of her argument ? for the education of women and for an increased female contribution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the first book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children?s rights. David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic that has assumed increasing relevance since the book?s ?rst publication. Divided clearly into three parts, it covers key topics such as: John... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 7.04
Vintage Feminism: c lassic feminist texts in short form WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR Every day, women around the world are confronted with a dilemma ? how to look. In a society embroiled in a cult of female beauty and youthfulness, pressure on women to conform physically is constant and all-pervading. In this shortened edition you will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95
Gramsci?s Prison Notebooks are one of the most important and original sources of modern political philosophy but the Prison Notebooks present great difficulties to the reader. Not originally intended for publication, their fragmentary character and their often cryptic language can mystify readers, leading to misinterpretation of the text. The Routledge... more...