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  • Max Weber: Wirtschaft und Gesellschaftby Wolfgang M. Schröder

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 699.00

    Webers posthum publiziertes Schriftencorpus Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft gilt als ein Grundlegungswerk moderner Soziologie. Fächerübergreifend rezipiert wird es wegen seines Themenreichtums und seiner interdisziplinär anschlussfähigen Methodenlehre. Der vorliegende Band versammelt auf aktuellem Forschungsstand Analysen renommierter und jüngerer Weberforscher... more...

  • Ethical Marxismby Bill Martin

    Open Court 2013; US$ 44.95

    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$ 40.99

    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...

  • The Notion of Authorityby Alexandre Kojeve; Hager Weslati

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    In The Notion of Authority, written in the 1940s in Nazi-occupied France, Alexandre Kojève uncovers the conceptual premises of four primary models of authority, examining the practical application of their derivative variations from the Enlightenment to Vichy France. This foundational text, translated here into English for the first time, is the... more...

  • Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • Polemicsby Alain Badiou; Cecile Winter; Steve Corcoran; Bruno Bosteels; Ray Brassier

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    Following on from Alain Badiou?s acclaimed works Ethics and Metapolitics , Polemics is a series of brilliant metapolitical reflections, demolishing established opinion and dominant propaganda, and reorienting our understanding of events from the Kosovo and Iraq wars to the Paris Commune and the Cultural Revolution. With the critical insight and... more...

  • Essential Political Philosophy: Flashby Mel Thompson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; Not Available

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Essential Political Philosophy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to political philosophy. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all the key ideas, from altruism to utilitarianism.... more...

  • Understand Political Philosophy: Teach Yourselfby Mel Thompson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Understand Political Philosophy is an in-depth guide to the philosophers and political ideas who have shaped our society. Quickly and easily get to grips with the key thinkers and theories, from Aristotle to Wollstonecraft, from capitalism to utilitarianism. With exploration of contemporary issues and current debates, this book will put political... more...

  • Political Philosophy: All That Mattersby Johanna Oksala

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    What is political philosophy? A philosophical study of political ideas such as authority, freedom, justice and democracy? An inquiry into the best form of government? An attempt to rationally justify forms of authority? Johanna Oksana asks exactly these questions as she opens this brilliant new guide to political philosophy. Rather than attempting... more...

  • Philosophy and the Social Problemby Will Durant

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Will Durant was an influential American philosopher who sought to offer a unified perspective of the whole of Western thought, as well as to present philosophical issues and problems in accessible language that could appeal to a broad audience. In Philosophy and the Social Problem, Durant tackles his greatest concern: that of reducing human misery... more...