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  • Niklas Luhmannby Christian Borch

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 61.95

    Niklas Luhmann offers an accessible introduction to one of the most important sociologists of our time. It presents the key concepts within Luhmann?s multifaceted theory of modern society, and compares them with the work of other key social theorists such as Jürgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, and Zygmunt Bauman. The book pays particular attention... more...

  • Aquinas on Human Self-Knowledgeby Therese Scarpelli Cory

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00

    A study of Aquinas's theory of self-knowledge, situated within the mid-thirteenth-century debate and his own maturing thought on human nature. more...

  • Descent of Socratesby Peter Warnek

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.55

    Since the appearance of Plato's Dialogues, philosophers have been preoccupied with the identity of Socrates and have maintained that successful interpretation of the work hinges upon a clear understanding of what thoughts and ideas can be attributed to him. In Descent of Socrates, Peter Warnek offers... more...

  • Heidegger and the Greeksby Drew A. Hyland; John Panteleimon Manoussakis

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    Martin Heidegger's sustained reflection on Greek thought has been increasingly recognized as a decisive feature of his own philosophical development. At the same time, this important philosophical meeting has generated considerable controversy and disagreement concerning the radical originality of Heidegger's... more...

  • Plato and the Question of Beautyby Drew A. Hyland

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 18.65

    Drew A. Hyland, one of Continental philosophy's keenest interpreters of Plato, takes up the question of beauty in three Platonic dialogues, the Hippias Major, Symposium, and Phaedrus. What Plato meant by beauty is not easily characterized, and Hyland's close readings show that Plato ultimately gives... more...

  • Five Dialoguesby G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95

    The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube?s distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...

  • Aristotle's Dialogue with Socratesby Ronna Burger

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    What is the good life for a human being? Aristotle’s exploration of this question in the Nicomachean Ethics has established it as a founding work of Western philosophy, though its teachings have long puzzled readers and provoked spirited discussion. Adopting a radically new point of view, Ronna Burger deciphers some of the most perplexing... more...

  • Machiavelli's Virtueby Harvey C. Mansfield

    University of Chicago Press 1998; US$ 18.00

    Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisan character of his project, and shows him to be... more...

  • 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...

  • Reading Sartreby Joseph S. Catalano

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Joseph Catalano offers an in-depth exploration of Jean-Paul Sartre's four major philosophical writings. more...