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  • Boundaries of Authorityby A. John Simmons

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Modern states claim (and exercise) rights of jurisdiction and control over particular geographical areas and their associated natural resources. Boundaries of Authority explores the possible moral bases for such territorial claims by states, in the process arguing that many of these territorial claims in fact lack any moral justification. more...

  • Too Important For The Generalsby Allan Mallinson

    Transworld 2016; US$ 36.65

    ?War is too important to be left to the generals? snapped future French prime minister Georges Clemenceau on learning of yet another bloody and futile offensive on the Western Front. One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long and exact so appalling a human cost? After... more...

  • The Tyranny of the Idealby Gerald Gaus

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50

    In his provocative new book, The Tyranny of the Ideal , Gerald Gaus lays out a vision for how we should theorize about justice in a diverse society. Gaus shows how free and equal people, faced with intractable struggles and irreconcilable conflicts, might share a common moral life shaped by a just framework. He argues that if we are to take diversity... more...

  • Biologically Modified Justiceby Colin Farrelly

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    A novel account of distributive justice which takes advances in the biomedical sciences and global aging seriously. more...

  • Machiavelli's Gospelby William B. Parsons

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 85.00

    William Parsons offers a new reading of Machiavelli's The Prince, arguing that the classic text is neither a scientific treatise on politics nor a patriotic tract but rather an artful, elaborated critique of the dominant religion of his time. more...

  • Machiavelli's Gospelby William B. Parsons

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; US$ 29.95

    Recent scholarship on The Prince interprets the classic work in the context of Machiavelli's sixteenth-century Italy, but this scholarship neglects the source on which the moral and political world of the sixteenth century was based, the Christian Bible. In this study of The Prince , William Parsons plumbs Machiavelli's allusions to the Bible, along... more...

  • Soziologische Phantasieby C. Wright Mills

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    SoziologischePhantasie , die erstmals 1963 erschienene deutsche Übersetzung von C. WrightMills? The Sociological Imagination ,darf zurecht als Meilenstein wissenschaftlich-politischer Debatten in denVereinigten Staaten betrachtet werden und zählt auch heute noch zu einer derwichtigsten Selbstkritiken der Soziologie. Mills schlägt hier einen dritten... more...

  • Towards a Conceptual Militancyby Mike Watson

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Politicises art with a sense of immediacy. more...

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecologyby Ruth Thomas-Pellicer; Vito De Lucia; Sian Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the epistemic horizon of modernity. As such, they offer... more...

  • Community Gardening as Social Actionby Claire Nettle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    There has been a resurgence of community gardening over the past decade with a wide range of actors seeking to get involved, from health agencies aiming to increase fruit and vegetable consumption to radical social movements searching for symbols of non-capitalist ways of relating and occupying space. Community gardens have become a focal point for... more...