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  • An der Schnittstelle zwischen Wissenschaft und Politik?by Tanja Barthelmes

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 54.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit der so genannten "Kleinen Parlamentsreform" von 1969 erhalten die Abgeordneten des Deutschen Bundestages finanzielle Ressourcen zur Beschäftigung verschiedener Kategorien persönlicher Mitarbeiter. Die vorliegende empirische Studie beschäftigt sich mit den wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeitern der Bundestagsabgeordneten. Sie beruht... more...

  • Platons "Staat"by Wolfgang Kersting

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 26.85

    Mit diesem Buch liegt die erste vollständige Interpretation von Platons "Staat" in deutscher Sprache vor. Sie verfolgt drei Ziele: Im Rahmen einer textgenauen Erschließung des Argumentationsverlaufs sucht sie die vorgetragenen Einzelargumente in klare Konturen zu fassen und kritisch zu diskutieren, denn weder Verehrung noch historischer Abstand... more...

  • The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Aloneby Nino Luraghi

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 54.84

    Monarchy, that is, a political order characterized by a single ruler, is an understudied aspect of Greek politics and culture. The contributors to this e-book provide a unified scholarly framework in which to interpret the sociological as well as the ideological side of monarchic regimes from archaic Greek tyranny to Hellenistic monarchy in Greece... more...

  • Greek Federal States and Their Sanctuariesby Peter Funke; Matthias Haake

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 58.20

    <P>In ancient Greece, religion and politics were inextricably linked. This symbiosis manifests itself particularly clearly in Greek sanctuaries as locations of both cult practices and political activities. A colloquium held at Münster aimed at analysing the formative function of trans-regional sanctuaries in mainland Greece and on the Greek islands... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 1909; US$ 4.99

    At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign", contrasting this with the "tyranny... more...

  • The Lawsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book. ******************. The Laws is Plato''s last and longest dialogue. The question asked at the beginning is not "What is law?" as one would expect- that is the question of the Minos. The first question... more...

  • Protagorasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Protagoras is a dialogue of Plato. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar... more...

  • The Republicby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book and chapter. ******************. The Republic (Latin: Res Publica, meaning "public business" or literally "public thing") is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 360 BC. It is one... more...

  • Statesmanby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. . ******************. The Statesman, or Politikos in Greek and Politicus in Latin, is a four part dialogue contained within the work of Plato. The text is a dialogue between Socrates and his student Theodorus, another student named Socrates (referred to as Young Socrates),... more...

  • Death of the Liberal Classby Chris Hedges

    Nation Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    The liberal class is facing an untimely demise of its own making. In this provocative new work Chris Hedges explains how liberals sold us out, bankrupted the country and now face a crisis of their own. more...