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  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A glossary... more...

  • The Birth of Biopoliticsby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 26.00

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School. more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. MacPherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 6.95

    The "Second Treatise" is one of the most important political treatises ever written and of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited conditional government, private property, and right of revolution and... more...

  • Selected Writingsby Karl Marx; Lawrence H. Simon

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 15.95

    Contents: Introduction. Selected Bibliography. I. EARLY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS. 1. On the Jewish Question. 2. Toward a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction. 3. Excerpt-Notes of 1844 (selections). 4. Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (selections): Preface; Alienated Labor; Private Property and Communism;... more...

  • The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Donald A. Cress; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau’s most important political writings, and the addition of Cress’ new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War. New footnotes, headnotes,... more...

  • The Future of Representative Democracyby Sonia Alonso; John Keane; Wolfgang Merkel

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Leading scholars examine the subject of representation, representative democracy and their future. more...

  • The Concept of Lawby HLA Hart; Leslie Green; Joseph Raz

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    Fifty years on from its original publication, HLA Hart's The Concept of Law is widely recognized as the most important work of legal philosophy published in the twentieth century, and remains the starting point for most students coming to the subject for the first time.In this third edition, Leslie Green provides a new introduction that sets the... more...

  • The Years of Rice and Saltby Kim Stanley Robinson

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 8.99

    PRAISE FOR The Years of Rice and Salt "Hugo winner Robinson follows three characters over seven centuries on an alternate Earth in which Islam and Buddhism are the dominant religions...Blessed with moments of wry and gentle beauty as friends and antagonists rediscover each other under different guises in exotically dangerous locales." - Kirkus Reviews... more...

  • Republicby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 10.95

    Reeve, a noted scholar and translator of ancient Greek, here provides a faithful and lucid new translation of Republic which casts the dialogue into direct speech. This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a glossary and index of names, and a general index. more...

  • Security, Territory, Populationby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 26.00

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over population and explores the technologies of security and the history of 'governmentality'. more...