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  • Rights, Justice, and the Bounds of Libertyby Joel Feinberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    This volume of essays by one of America's preeminent philosophers in the area of jurisprudence and moral philosophy gathers together fourteen papers that had been published in widely scattered and not readily accessible sources. All of the essays deal with the political ideals of liberty and justice or with hard cases for the application of the concept... more...

  • Der Begriff der Klugheit bei Aristotelesby Pierre Aubenque; Nicolai Sinai; Ulrich J Schneider

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2007; US$ 25.78

    Hauptbeschreibung Pierre Aubenque, der Nestor der Aristotelesforschung in Frankreich und Europa, verbindet wie kein zweiter das Interesse an der richtigen Nachzeichnung des Denkens der griechischen Philosophie der Antike mit dem intellektuellen Projekt der philosophischen Aufhellung und Beantwortung der Frage nach der Funktion und Bedeutung der von... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 54.06

    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...

  • Die nächsten hundert Jahreby George Friedman; Jürgen Neubauer

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 25.57

    2020: China erlebt eine gravierende Krise, ausgelöst durch Konflikte zwischen armer und reicher Bevölkerung, und verschwindet von der Weltbühne. 2050: Polen überflügelt Deutschland wirtschaftlich und politisch. 2080: Solarstrom aus dem All sichert die globale Energieversorgung. 2100: Mexiko fordert die USA als Schwergewicht des amerikanischen Kontinents... more...

  • Platons "Staat"by Wolfgang Kersting

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 26.79

    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 sollten... more...

  • The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Aloneby Nino Luraghi

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 54.72

    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$ 58.07

    <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...

  • The Constitution of Libertyby F.A. Hayek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Working after the war, Hayek's writing was very much against the tide of mainstream Keynesian economic thought. But in the 1970s and 1980s - the eras of Thatcherism and Reaganomics - he was championed as a prophet of neo-liberalism by those who were seeking to revolutionize the post-war social consensus. The Constitution of Liberty is crucial reading... more...

  • The Lawsby MobileReference 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 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...