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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
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...
- 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... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 8.99
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 5.99
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...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
?A truly revolutionary idea?. Clear, tight, disciplined, beautifully structured, and brilliantly reasoned.? ?Ayn Rand Self-sacrifice, Oriental mysticism, racial ?truth,? the public good, doing one?s duty?these are among the seductive catchphrases that circulated in pre-Nazi Germany. Objectivist author and philosopher Leonard Peikoff was Ayn Rand?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Die Studie entwickelt einen neuen Begriff des Politischen. Im Ausgang von Freiheit und Recht vereint das Politische apriorische und aposteriorische Aspekte interagierender Menschen. Als Ideale zur Ordnung koexistierender freier Wesen werden Nomokratie und liberaler Gesellschaftsvertrag gedeutet. Der systematische Zusammenhang wird mittels Analysen... 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...