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  • Who Rules the World?by Noam Chomsky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 30.38

    Internationally renowned political commentator Noam Chomsky examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post 9/11 world Noam Chomsky is the world's foremost intellectual activist. Over the last half century, no one has done more to question the great global powers who govern our lives, forensically scrutinizing policies and actions,... more...

  • The End of the West and Other Cautionary Talesby Sean Meighoo

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Most historical accounts take it for granted that the guiding principles of the Western traditionreason, progress, and freedomhave been passed down directly from ancient Greece to modern Western society. Today, many commentators maintain that the Western tradition is fast approaching its end as it becomes more and more integrated with non-Western... more...

  • Rights Anglesby Loren E. Lomasky

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    These provocative and eminently readable essays from Loren Lomasky-fifteen previously published and one new-feature in-depth examinations of central questions in the theory of natural rights and liberal political order. Unlike most philosophical investigations, Rights Angles emphasizes how principles of justice apply under messy, real-world conditions. more...

  • The Ethics of Self-Defenseby Christian Coons; Michael Weber

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    The fifteen new essays collected in this volume address questions concerning the ethics of self-defense, most centrally when and to what extent the use of defensive force, especially lethal force, can be justified. more...

  • From the Bottom Upby Kent Greenawalt

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Constituting a collection of essays written over the last five decades about a wide range of topics, Kent Greenawalt's From the Bottom Up addresses vital ties between the law and political and moral philosophy. Its overarching theme is that in all these domains, when people and judges face different, debatable issues, the wisest approach needs to... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Theory, Modern Power, World Politicsby Nevzat Soguk; Scott G Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Deliberately eschewing disciplinary and temporal boundaries, this volume makes a major contribution to the de-traditionalization of political thinking within the discourses of international relations. Collecting the works of twenty-five theorists, this Ashgate Research Companion engages some of the most pressing aspects of political thinking in world... more...

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technologyby Michel Puech

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or the familiar noise of an antique vacuum cleaner. Beyond their phenomenological description, the emotional... more...

  • A Discourse on Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 0.99

    A fascinating examination of the relationship between civilization and inequality from one of history?s greatest minds   The first man to erect a fence around a piece of land and declare it his own founded civil society?and doomed mankind to millennia of war and famine. The dawn of modern civilization, argues Jean-Jacques Rousseau in this essential... more...

  • Fichte's Ethical Thoughtby Allen W. Wood

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 59.99

    Allen W. Wood presents the first book-length systematic exposition in English of Fichte's most important ethical work, the System of Ethics (1798). He develops and emphasizes the social and political radicalism of Fichte's moral and political philosophy, and illuminates the philosophical interest of Fichte's arguments for present day philosophy. more...

  • Against the Double Blackmailby Slavoj ?i?ek

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 15.98

    Today, hundreds of thousands of people, desperate to escape war, violence and poverty, are crossing the Mediterranean to seek refuge in Europe. Our response from our protected European standpoint, argues Slavoj Zizek, offers two versions of ideological blackmail: either we open our doors as widely as possible; or we try to pull up the drawbridge.... more...