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  • Habermasby Kenneth Baynes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 35.95

    Jürgen Habermas is one of the most important German philosophers and social theorists of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. His work has been compared in scope with Max Weber?s, and in philosophical breadth to that of Kant and Hegel. In this much-needed introduction Kenneth Baynes engages with the full range of Habermas?s philosophical... more...

  • Hannah Arendt interkulturell gelesenby Karl H Breier

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.57

    Hannah Arendts (1906-1975) politisches Denken ist geleitet von ihrer Sorge um die Welt. Das Schlimmste, was politischen Wesen widerfahren kann, sind Weltentfremdung und Weltverlust. Die Vernichtung des Politischen, die Arendt im Phänomen der totalen Herrschaft analysiert hat, ist die Herausforderung der Moderne. Doch auch der way of life einer sich... more...

  • Heredity and Politicsby J. B. S. Haldane

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    This book, first published in 1938, is based on the Muirhead Lectures given at Birmingham University in February and March of 1937. The first half of this book is mainly devoted to an exposition of the principles of genetics, whilst the second half deals with more controversial topics, with the text providing an insight into the ideology of the time.... more...

  • Hobbes and the Social Contract Traditionby Jean Hampton

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 56.00

    A major study of Hobbes' political philosophy drawing on developments in game and decision theory. 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...

  • 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$ 34.99

    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...

  • Ideal Commonwealthsby Various; Henry Morley

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Since ancient times, writers and thinkers have been preoccupied with describing their unique visions of utopia. As the title suggests, this fascinating volume brings together a number of descriptions of "ideal commonwealths," ranging from the philosophical to the political, and even including a foray into the realm of science fiction/fantasy. more...

  • Ideals and Ideologiesby Terence Ball; Richard Dagger; Daniel I O'Neill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 94.95

     Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader , 9/e, is a comprehensive compilation of original readings representing all of the major 'isms'.It offers students a generous sampling of key thinkers in different ideological traditions and places them in their historical and political contexts. Used on its own or with Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal... more...

  • Indeterminacy and Societyby Russell Hardin

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

    In simple action theory, when people choose between courses of action, they know what the outcome will be. When an individual is making a choice "against nature," such as switching on a light, that assumption may hold true. But in strategic interaction outcomes, indeterminacy is pervasive and often intractable. Whether one is choosing for oneself... more...

  • An Insurrectionist Manifestoby Ward Blanton; Clayton Crockett; Jeffrey W. Robbins; Noëlle Vahanian; Catherine Keller

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    An Insurrectionist Manifesto contains four insurrectionary gospels based on Martin Heidegger?s philosophical model of the fourfold: earth and sky, gods and mortals. Challenging religious dogma and dominant philosophical theories, they offer a cooperative, world-affirming political theology that promotes new life through not resurrection but insurrection.... more...