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- Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic offers a comparative approach to examining ancient Greek and Roman participatory communities. Explores various aspects of participatory communities through pairs of chapters—one Greek, one Roman—to highlight comparisons between cultures Examines the types of relationships that... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95
Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely intertwined with internal security. Based on an empirical study of the Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) movement in Andhra Pradesh, once the citadel of LWE, it offers a deep analysis of the growth and consolidation of LWE... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Managing post-conflict progress has been an elusive task for policymakers and other stakeholders. This book discusses domestic peace, security, and development in Sierra Leone, and argues for human security as the basis for building a sustainable post-conflict environment. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 31.26
Was ist ein gutes Leben? Eine der ältesten philosophischen Fragen erlebt unter zeitgenössischen Autoren eine bemerkenswerte Renaissance. Martha Nussbaum, Professorin für Ethik und Rechtswissenschaften an der University of Chicago, hat mit ihrer Version des Capabilities Approach (Fähigkeitenansatz) einen innovativen Debattenbeitrag geliefert. Anders... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
In this book, author Gene Fendt shows how Plato's Republic provides a liturgical purification for the political and psychic delusions of readers, even as Socrates provides the same for his interlocutors at the festival of Bendis. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones. Yet, everywhere there is democracy, there is also political inequality. Voices of everyday folk struggle to be heard; often, they keep silent. Governments respond mostly to the influential and the already privileged. Our age of democracy, then, is the old age of... more...