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- 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...
- See Sharp Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Since 1980, Social Anarchism: A Journal of Theory and Practice has developed into a premier anarchist periodical, a feat that is honored in this anthology that showcases the journal's finest pieces. Dividing its focus equally between theoretical works and descriptions of contemporary practice, the anthology boasts such notable contributors as Noam... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99
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...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Richard Reeves introduces this collection of short essays with a challenge: I defy you to find a richer set of writings on the philosophical, empirical, and practical issues raised by a focus on character, and in particular its relationship to questions of opportunity.? The evidence? The works of sixteen thoughtful skeptics of and enthusiasts for... more...