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  • The Principle of Contradictionby Edward Conze; Holger R. Heine; Graham Priest

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 149.99

    Heine introduces The Principle of Contradiction in its first English translation. Conze?s account of the history and evolution of the principle of contradiction illuminates the thought of Aristotle, Marx, and Buddha, and provides the groundwork for a new cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approach to philosophical theory and practice. more...

  • Economic Freedom and Human Flourishingby Michael R. Strain; Stan A. Veuger

    AEI Press 2016; US$ 67.99

    Is economic liberty necessary for individuals to lead truly flourishing lives? Whether your immediate answer is yes or no, this question is deceptively simple. What do we mean by liberty? What constitutes the flourishing life? How are these related? How is economic liberty related to other goods that affect human flourishing? To answer these questions?and... more...

  • Irony and Idealismby Fred Rush

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    Fred Rush investigates the historical and conceptual structure of the development of a distinctive conception of irony in early- to mid-nineteenth century European philosophy. He explores the thought of Schlegel and Novalis, Hegel and Kierkegaard, and argues that the development of irony in this period offered an alternative to German idealism. more...

  • How to Win an Argumentby Marcus Tullius Cicero; James M. May

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.56

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we?re trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct?and often floundering or failing as a result?we?d win more arguments if we learned the timeless art of verbal persuasion,... more...

  • Philosophers Take On the Worldby David Edmonds

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Every day the news shows us provoking stories about what's going on in the world, about events which raise moral questions and problems. In Philosophers Take On the World a team of philosophers get to grips with a variety of these controversial issues, from the amusing to the shocking, in short, engaging, often controversial pieces. more...

  • The Shape of the Newby Scott L. Montgomery; Daniel Chirot

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.16

    This panoramic book tells the story of how revolutionary ideas from the Enlightenment about freedom, equality, evolution, and democracy have reverberated through modern history and shaped the world as we know it today. A testament to the enduring power of ideas, The Shape of the New offers unforgettable portraits of Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson,... more...

  • The Machiavellian Momentby J. G. A. Pocock; Richard Whatmore

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Originally published in 1975, The Machiavellian Moment remains a landmark of historical and political thought. Celebrated historian J.G.A. Pocock looks at the consequences for modern historical and social consciousness arising from the ideal of the classical republic revived by Machiavelli and other thinkers of Renaissance Italy. Pocock shows that... more...

  • Foucault lesenby Frieder Vogelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.71

    Dieses essential  stellt einen systematischen und philosophischen Lektürevorschlag zur Diskussion: Systematisch werden Foucaults Schriften von seiner methodologischen Perspektive her als nihilistische, nominalistische und historizistische Analyse von Praktiken und den in ihnen produzierten Wirklichkeiten entlang der drei Achsen des Wissens,... more...

  • Rousseau?s Rejuvenation of Political Philosophyby Nelson Lund

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book reads Jean-Jacques Rousseau with a view toward deepening our understanding of many political issues alive today, including the place of women in society, the viability of traditional family structures, the role of religion and religious freedom in nations that are becoming ever more secular, and the proper conduct of American constitutional... more...

  • Feminist Perspectives on Sociologyby Barbara Littlewood

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    The Feminist Perspectives Series seeks to provide concise, accessible and engaging introductions to key feminist topics and debates. The texts in the series are designed to be used on a wide range of courses touching feminist issues and are written by experienced teachers who are also well known in their respective fields. Each book in the series includes... more...