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  • On The Duty Of Civil Disobedienceby Henry David Thoreau

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99

    Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual’s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains... more...

  • Liberty and Research and Developmentby Tibor R. Machan

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 4.99

    The contributors to this volume explore the implications of government funding of scientific research and offer alternatives to the heavy reliance on government support that research and development (R&D) currently enjoys. Each author squarely confronts the problems arising from the idea that government funding of R&D is and ought to be the norm. more...

  • Remarkable Timesby Laurie Oakes

    Hachette Australia 2013; US$ 29.99

    Authoritative and insightful commentary and analysis of Australian politics over the past four years. more...

  • Political Orderby Ian Shapiro; Russell Hardin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 40.00

    The collapse of the Soviet empire stands as a dramatic reminder that political institutions are human creations that can be designed more or less well. The question of what constitutes a viable political order is as old as it is profound, and is a central part of the works of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu,... more...

  • The Art of Warby Sun Tzu

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    Despite techological advancement, this ancient Chinese text is still the definitive work of military strategy. In the last 2,500 years, Sun Tzu's military treatise has transcended its role as a battlefield guide and has been used as a foundational text for business, leadership and more. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted... more...

  • Modern and American Dignityby Peter Lawler

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99

    An Indispensable Guide to Our Most Pressing Moral and Political Debates more...

  • What's So Bad About Cronyism?by Jay Cost

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    Cronyism is a serious problem in the United States, but unfortunately it is still not very well understood. In this new essay, Jay Cost explains what it is, and why we should be so worried about it. By mingling private and public interests, cronyism costs us hundreds of billions of dollars per year and threatens to transform our republic into an oligarchy,... more...

  • Why Redistribution Failsby James Piereson

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    Democratic presidential candidates, including Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, along with progressive economists like Thomas Piketty and Paul Krugman, have made a case for redistributing income from the wealthy to the poor as a means of reducing inequalities in income and wealth. Meanwhile, public opinion polls show that voters reject programs... more...

  • The Body Politicby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 2.80

    'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract , Rousseau asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste... more...

  • L'Allemagne au-dessus de toutby Émile Durkheim; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La conduite de l'Allemagne pendant la guerre dérive d'une certaine mentalité. — Le principal objet des éludes qui constituent notre collection est de dépeindre l'Allemagne telle que la guerre nous l'a révélée. Déjà nous avons parlé de son humeur agressive, de sa volonté belliqueuse, de son mépris du droit international et du droit des gens,... more...