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  • Ethicsby Alain Badiou; Peter Hallward

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ideology of the status quo and fail to provide a framework for an effective understanding of the concept of evil. more...

  • G. W. F. Hegel: Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechtsby Ludwig Siep

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 525.00

    The essays in this first?ever complete commentary on Hegel?s philosophy of law combine interpretation of all important textual passages with a selection of different interpretative perspectives drawn from international Hegel research. more...

  • Politische Kultur in Zeiten des Neoliberalismusby Angelo Maiolino

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Was ist politische Kultur und in welchem Zusammenhang steht sie mit dem Neoliberalismus? Aus einer an Antonio Gramscis Theorie informierten Untersuchungsperspektive zeigt Angelo Maiolino die politische Kultur als eine hegemoniale Konstellation, deren Werte, Deutungsmuster des Politischen und Sozialen sowie Selbst- und Weltverständnisse mittels Konsens... more...

  • Das konvivialistische Manifestby Les Convivialistes

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 10.00

    Globale Probleme wie der Klimawandel, Armut, Terrorismus oder Finanzkrisen legen nahe, über veränderte Formen des Zusammenlebens und der Wahrnehmung nachzudenken. Viele Bewegungen, Initiativen und Gruppierungen suchen aktuell schon nach alternativen Wegen. Ihnen allen gemeinsam ist das Streben nach einer neuen Kunst, miteinander zu leben (con-vivere).... more...

  • Wissen und Leben - Wissen für das Lebenby Vittoria Borsò

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    Biopolitik und Gouvernementalität ersetzen allmählich das politische Regieren durch Netzwerke von Biosozietät. Leben begegnen wir darin aber nur in dessen Eingefangen-Sein durch politische, soziale oder auch ökologische Konzepte. Auswege findet dieses Buch in Beiträgen zur affirmativen Biopolitik von Roberto Esposito, von ihm selbst eröffnet, und in... more...

  • Interactive Democracyby Carol C. Gould

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This book argues for an integrative approach to the core values of democracy, justice, and human rights. more...

  • Band 4.3: De jure naturae et gentiumby Frank Böhling

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    In ?De jure naturae et gentium,? the most important textbook of natural rights of his era, Samuel Pufendorf (1632?1694) offered philosophical, theological, and historical grounding for his doctrines of the persona moralis and the social nature of man. In this volume of materials, Frank Böhling includes essays on Pufendorf?s biography along with detailed... more...

  • Das Gesetz ? The Law ? La Loiby Andreas Speer; Guy Guldentops

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00

    This volume examines how the notion of law was transformed and reformulated during the Middle Ages. It focuses on encounters between ancient and local legal traditions and the three great revelation religions ? Judaism, Christianity, and Islam ? each of which understood the written word of God as law and formulated new cultures. The work thus furnishes... more...

  • Why Tolerate Religion?by Brian Leiter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    This provocative book addresses one of the most enduring puzzles in political philosophy and constitutional theory?why is religion singled out for preferential treatment in both law and public discourse? Why are religious obligations that conflict with the law accorded special toleration while other obligations of conscience are not? In Why Tolerate... more...

  • Family Valuesby Harry Brighouse; Adam Swift

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how much control parents should have over their children?s upbringing. Family Values provides a major new theoretical account of the morality and politics of the family, telling us why... more...