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  • Energiewendeby Klaus-Dieter Maubach

    Springer 2014;

    Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf großtenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Burgerinnen und Burger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer... more...

  • Perspectives on Social Ontology and Social Cognitionby Mattia Gallotti; John Michael

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Perspectives on Social Ontology and Social Cognition brings together contributions discussing issues arising from theoretical and empirical research on social ontology and social cognition. It is the first comprehensive interdisciplinary collection in this rapidly expanding area. The contributors draw upon their diverse backgrounds in philosophy, cognitive... more...

  • To Be Unfreeby Christian Dahl; Tue Andersen Nexö

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 45.00

    »To be Unfree« is a collection of essays investigating how political unfreedom has been and can be articulated within the republican tradition of political thought. The book combines a theoretical discussion of how freedom and its opposites have been conceptualized in the republican tradition with a broader perspective on this tradition's impact on... more...

  • Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhnby John G. Gunnell

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    John G. Gunnell argues that a distinctive feature of Ludwig Wittgenstein?s work after 1930 was his turn to a conception of philosophy as a form of social inquiry and that Thomas Kuhn?s approach to the philosophy of science exemplified this conception. He further contends that their work addresses foundational issues in the social and human sciences... more...

  • Revolutionary Subjectivity in Post-Marxist Thoughtby Oliver Harrison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis the ideas of Karl Marx have once again become prominent in social and political thought. This book turns to Marx’s theory of revolutionary subjectivity to assess the work of three contemporary global theorists: Ernesto Laclau, Antonio Negri, and Alain Badiou. While providing a critical examination... more...

  • Gandhi in Political Theoryby Anuradha Veeravalli

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Despite an overwhelming body of scholarship and literature on his life and thought the true systematic nature of Gandhi’s intervention with modern political theory and his method and structure of thought have not previously received sustained attention. This book attempts to address the lacuna by contending that Gandhi’s critique of modern... more...

  • The Republicby Plato

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    Plato?s most famous work and the bedrock of Western philosophy Written in the form of a Socratic dialogue, The Republic is an investigation into the nature of an ideal society. In this far-reaching and profoundly influential treatise, Plato explores the concept of justice, the connection between politics and psychology, the difference between... more...

  • Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolutionby Amanda Hollis-Brusky

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    There are few intellectual movements in modern American political history more successful than the Federalist Society. Created in 1982 to counterbalance what its founders considered a liberal legal establishment, the organization gradually evolved into the conservative legal establishment, and membership is all but required for any conservative lawyer... more...

  • How is Global Dialogue Possible?by Johanna Seibt; Jesper Garsdal

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Intercultural dialogue is often invoked in vague reference to a method that can build cross-cultural understanding and facilitate global policy-making. This book clarifies the theoretical foundations of intercultural dialogue and demonstrates the practical significance of intercultural value inquiry, combining the perspectives of philosophy, conflict... more...

  • Constantin Brunner im Kontextby Gerhard Lauer; Jürgen Stenzel; Irene Aue-Ben-David

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    The work of the unconventional German Jewish philosopher and social critic Constantin Brunner (1862?1937) has been recently rediscovered by cultural historians. The essays collected in this volume discuss Brunner?s original theses and their impact on diverse contemporary philosophical and cultural historical settings during the periods of the German... more...