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- BRILL 2011; US$ 154.00
Zenos Republic, a design of the ideal state consisting of gods and wise citizens, has been controversial since antiquity. The study looks at the controversial topics and tries to come to a new reading of the Republic as the vision of a society where life is lived according to natural law. The provocative call to promiscuity, incest and cannibalism... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99
Ronald Reagan?s most-quoted living author - George Gilder - is back with an all-new paradigm-shifting theory of capitalism that will upturn conventional wisdom, just when our economy desperately needs a new direction. America?s struggling economy needs a better philosophy than the college student's lament: "I can't be out of money, I still have checks... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99
In the most original interpretation of Aristotle's Politics in years, Michael Davis delivers many memorable and provocative formulations of Aristotle's messages concerning the constitutive tensions of political life. He traces the uncanny parallel between politics and philosophy in Aristotle, arguing that their connection is much deeper than it is... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
This highly regarded volume features a modern translation of all ten books of The Republic along with a synoptic table of contents, a prefatory essay, and an appendix on The Spindle of Necessity by the translator and editor, Raymond Larson. Also included are an introduction by Eva T. H. Brann, a list of principal dates in the life of Plato, and a... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 6.95
This is the second of a projected trilogy of dialogues, in which an unnamed stranger sets out to satisfy Socrates' desire for an account of sophist, statesman, and philosopher. (The third was never written.) Focus Philosohpical Library?s Statesman includes a faithful, clear, and consistent translation to English, with notes. It also includes an exploratory... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 15.95
This Routledge Philosophy GuideBook introduces one of the greatest works of Western thought, Plato's Republic . The Republic is the most studied work of philosophy and is a key work in introductory philosophy, ancient philosophy and political theory courses. Indeed, the influence of the arguments and positions that Plato puts forward in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
In Liberalism and Pluralism the author explores the challenges conflicting values, interests and identities pose to liberal democracy. Richard Bellamy illustrates his criticism and proposals by reference to such topical issues as the citizens charter, constitutional reform, the Rushdie affair and the development of the European Union. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric. Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the family, and bureaucratized government. The author traces... more...