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  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 6.75

    "This is an excellent, readable and vigorous translation of The Prince , but it is much more than simply a translation. The map, notes and guide to further reading are crisp, to-the-point and yet nicely comprehensive. The inclusion of the letter to Vettori is most welcome. But, above all, the Introduction is so gripping and lively that it has convinced... more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. Macpherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 7.50

    The Second Treatise is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited, conditional government, private property, and right of revolution... more...

  • The Truth about Leo Straussby Catherine H. Zuckert; Michael P. Zuckert

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 21.00

    Is  Leo Strauss truly an intellectual forebear of neoconservatism and a powerful force in shaping Bush administration foreign policy? The Truth about Leo Strauss puts this question to rest, revealing for the first time how the popular media came to perpetuate such an oversimplified view of such a complex and wide-ranging philosopher. More... more...

  • The Essential Writings of Machiavelliby Niccolo Machiavelli; Peter Constantine

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli?s original, beautifully crafted writings. The volume features... more...

  • Leviathanby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete collection complemented by author biography. ******************. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns... more...

  • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankindby 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 part. ******************. Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men (Discours sur l''origine et les fondements de l''inégalité parmi les hommes) is a book by the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.... more...

  • Politik und Verfassungby Robert Chr. van Ooyen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 54.99

    Verfassung und Recht gelten fast ausschließlich als Sache der Juristen. In diesem Buch wird dagegen die politikwissenschaftliche Analyse der Verfassung wieder aufgenommen, und es wird gezeigt, zu welch bedeutsamen Fragestellungen sie über den juristischen Diskurs hinaus gelangen kann. Die hier bearbeiteten Aspekte von Sollen und Sein, Macht und Demokratie,... more...

  • Lucid Mind, Intrepid Spiritby Lauren K. Hall; Paul Seaton; Peter Augustine Lawler; Carl Eric Scott

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 72.99

    This volume of essays explores the bases and significant aspects of the thought of the contemporary French philosopher, Chantal Delsol. It ranges from studies of her philosophical anthropology to her critique of international law, as well as on her thinking about the human person. An essay on the family enriches and illustrates the latter. A penetrating... more...

  • Zur kritischen Theorie der politischen Gesellschaftby Olaf Asbach; Rieke Schäfer; Veith Selk; Alexander Weiß; Kerstin Kock

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 53.79

    Der Band versammelt Beiträge, die aus Anlass des 65. Geburtstages von Michael Th. Greven verfasst worden sind. Im Zentrum steht dabei insbesondere die Diskussion der theoretischen und zeitdiagnostischen Potentiale der von Greven vorgelegten Theorie der ?politischen Gesellschaft?. Die Beiträge gruppieren sich dabei um die folgenden Schwerpunkte: Zu... more...

  • Crisis of the Strauss Dividedby Harry V. Jaffa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 57.99

    Harry V. Jaffa, one of Strauss?s most influential students and an ardent participant in the internal divisions among Straussians, brings together his key contributions to the battle to define Strauss?s legacy. The collection includes an important original essay, published here for the first time, ?Straussian Geography: A Memoir and Commentary.?... more...